Postcode WA12 8DU (St. Helens)

Map showing WA12 8DU and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA12 8DU is located in St. Helens, in the county of Merseyside. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA12 8DU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA12 8DU is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.9 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of WA12 8DU as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to WA12 8DU is Farm Way which is centered 53 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Farm Way and is 132 m away. The closest railway station is Newton-le-Willows Rail Station, 1.1 km away.

The closest primary school to WA12 8DU (for ages 11 and under) is Wargrave CofE Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 23, 2021.

The local pub for residents of WA12 8DU is The Vulcan Inn and is 940 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza and is 903 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on June 16, 2021.

Policing for WA12 8DU is covered by the Merseyside police force association and Halton and St Helens is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA12 8DU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA12 8DU, and the approximate distance away.

Farm Way 53 m
Bungalow Road 118 m
Red Bank Avenue 150 m
Coronation Drive 187 m
Central Way 192 m
The Close 217 m
Winwick Road 265 m
Hermitage Green Lane 673 m
Newton Road 1.47 km
A580 3.67 km
A573 5.04 km
A574 5.51 km
A56 26.42 km
M6 35.83 km
A58 42.21 km


Information about the postcode WA12 8DU

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from WA12 8DU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Wargrave House School Outstanding
(December 18, 2019)
1.03 km
Wargrave CofE Primary School Good
(June 23, 2021)
1.33 km
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
1.39 km
Newton-le-Willows Primary School Good
(September 23, 2021)
1.52 km
Winwick CofE Primary School Good
(June 27, 2018)
1.77 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2018)
1.86 km
St Mary's Catholic Junior School Requires improvement
(December 6, 2018)
2.06 km
The District CofE Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
2.2 km
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
2.33 km
Burtonwood Community Primary School Outstanding
(February 10, 2022)
3.05 km
Lyme Community Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
3.17 km
Penkford School Good
(February 26, 2016)
3.18 km
St Paul of the Cross Catholic Primary School Good
(July 7, 2021)
3.34 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
3.45 km
St Andrew's CofE Primary School Good
(January 19, 2022)
3.61 km
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(February 5, 2009)
3.67 km
Golborne Community Primary School 3.75 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
3.82 km
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan Outstanding
(January 30, 2019)
3.9 km
Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School 3.93 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA12 8DU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
0 m
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
745 m
NISA Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 3
September 24, 2021
903 m
Sandwiches and Snacks Ltd Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
November 8, 2021
903 m
Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 16, 2021
903 m
Yan House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 20, 2019
903 m
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
940 m
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
940 m
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.03 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
1.03 km
Newton Family and Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
1.05 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
1.08 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
1.13 km
Shop & Drive Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 11, 2021
1.14 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
1.15 km
Jade Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 6, 2019
1.21 km
Victoria Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 29, 2021
1.21 km
Aros Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
1.24 km
New Shack Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
1.24 km
Newton Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
1.24 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA12 8DU - Data from Apr 2022

Farm Way Bus Stop/Station 132 m
Farm Way Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Cholmley Drive Bus Stop/Station 326 m
Cholmley Drive Bus Stop/Station 336 m
Cop Holt Farm Bus Stop/Station 660 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 1.92 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 1.1 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.69 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.92 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 19.97 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.7 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.75 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA12 8DU - Data from Dec 2021

Cop Holt Wood Woodland Or Forest 263 m
Alder Root Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
Naylors Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.17 km
Asps Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Old Hey Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Newton Lake Inland Water 1.57 km
Red Brow Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Coney Grove Woods Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Golborne Dale Valley 2.03 km
Park Brow Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.53 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.44349000
Longitude -2.61251100
OS Easting 359413
OS Northing 0394253
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
St Helens North
Electoral Ward Newton
Local Authority District St. Helens
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Liverpool City Region
Local Learning and Skills Council Greater Merseyside

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E08000013
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


NHS England Region North West
Primary Care Trust
Halton and St Helens
Cancer Alliance Cheshire and Merseyside
Strategic Health Authority
North West
Sustainability and Transformation
Cheshire and Merseyside
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS St Helens CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33006519
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St. Helens 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St. Helens 015B
Output Area / Small Area 6B2