Postcode WA12 8NN (St. Helens)

Map showing WA12 8NN and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA12 8NN is located in St. Helens, in the county of Merseyside. It was introduced in October 2012 and is an active postcode. WA12 8NN is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA12 8NN is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.5 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 8NN as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to WA12 8NN is Bedale Close which is centered 48 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Church Drive and is 317 m away. The closest railway station is Earlestown Rail Station, 1.07 km away.

The closest primary school to WA12 8NN (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 8NN is Wargrave Hacienda and is 342 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on May 17, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza and is 468 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on June 16, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 110.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.1 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA12 8NN 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 8NN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Bedale Close 48 m
Etherley Drive 80 m
Liberation Road 90 m
Jackman Close 119 m
Malden Road 126 m
Raleigh Close 142 m
Franklyn Drive 164 m
Garston Crescent 172 m
Kirtley Drive 180 m
Deltic Close 227 m
Paxman Close 264 m
Peninsulr Drive 264 m
Vulcan Park Way 330 m
Stephenson Road 355 m
Wargrave Road 365 m


Information about the postcode WA12 8NN

Introduction October 2012
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 8NN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Wargrave House School Outstanding
(December 18, 2019)
289 m
Wargrave CofE Primary School Good
(June 23, 2021)
589 m
Newton-le-Willows Primary School Good
(September 23, 2021)
1.14 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2018)
1.36 km
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
1.37 km
St Mary's Catholic Junior School Requires improvement
(December 6, 2018)
1.47 km
The District CofE Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.58 km
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
2.09 km
Winwick CofE Primary School Good
(June 27, 2018)
2.33 km
Burtonwood Community Primary School Outstanding
(February 10, 2022)
2.36 km
Penkford School Good
(February 26, 2016)
2.44 km
Lyme Community Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
2.51 km
St Paul of the Cross Catholic Primary School Good
(July 7, 2021)
2.74 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
3.54 km
St James' Church of England Primary School 3.58 km
Grange Valley Primary School Outstanding
(November 16, 2016)
3.72 km
Haydock English Martyrs' Primary School Good
(January 18, 2018)
3.88 km
Golborne Community Primary School 3.91 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
4.01 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
4.04 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
0 m
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
289 m
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
289 m
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
342 m
Newton Family and Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
407 m
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
433 m
NISA Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 3
September 24, 2021
468 m
Sandwiches and Snacks Ltd Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
November 8, 2021
468 m
Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 16, 2021
468 m
Yan House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 20, 2019
468 m
Jade Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 6, 2019
517 m
Victoria Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 29, 2021
517 m
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
517 m
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
549 m
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
549 m
Aros Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
581 m
New Shack Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
581 m
Newton Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
581 m
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
589 m
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
687 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Church Drive Bus Stop/Station 317 m
Church Drive Bus Stop/Station 347 m
Park Avenue South Bus Stop/Station 435 m
Peartree Crescent Bus Stop/Station 440 m
Fearnley Way Bus Stop/Station 445 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 1.26 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.07 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 1.23 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.26 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 19.42 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.42 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.47 km

Nearby Nature

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

Old Hey Wood Woodland Or Forest 678 m
Cop Holt Wood Woodland Or Forest 845 m
Red Brow Wood Woodland Or Forest 973 m
Alder Root Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.03 km
Naylors Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.25 km
Park Brow Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.43 km
Asps Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Newton Lake Inland Water 1.7 km
Golborne Dale Valley 2.24 km
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Coney Grove Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA12 8NN - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 110.7 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.2 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 0.5
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 107 10
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 65,561 kWh - mean 7,285 kWh : median 6,336 kWh

Electricity Consumption

8 meters consuming 13,572 kWh - mean 1,697 kWh : median 1,760 kWh

Energy usage data for WA12 8NN - Data from 2020


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.44404500
Longitude -2.62369100
OS Easting 358671
OS Northing 0394323
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-pressed ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater Manchester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Newton-le-Willows BUASD
Workplace Zone E33006522
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St. Helens 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St. Helens 015G
Output Area / Small Area 8D2