Postcode WA12 9SN (St. Helens)

Map showing WA12 9SN and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA12 9SN is located in St. Helens, in the county of Merseyside. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA12 9SN is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA12 9SN 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 9SN as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to WA12 9SN is Golborne Street which is centered 110 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Rob Lane and is 12 m away. The closest railway station is Newton-le-Willows Rail Station, 422 m away.

The closest primary school to WA12 9SN (for ages 11 and under) is St Peter's CofE Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on December 13, 2013.

The local pub for residents of WA12 9SN is Stocks Tavern and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on April 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Fishician and is 217 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 4, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 239.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 19 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 4.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA12 9SN 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 9SN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA12 9SN, and the approximate distance away.

Golborne Street 110 m
Castle Hill 114 m
Dale View 145 m
High Street 188 m
Birley Street 214 m
Willow Road 218 m
Park Road North 229 m
Walmsley Street 238 m
Mercer Street 246 m
Church Street 248 m
Willowdale 254 m
Willow Avenue 261 m
The Parchments 337 m
Rob Lane 417 m
Southworth Road 677 m


Information about the postcode WA12 9SN

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 9SN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
119 m
Newton-le-Willows Primary School Good
(September 23, 2021)
754 m
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
920 m
St Mary's Catholic Infant School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2018)
1.11 km
St Mary's Catholic Junior School Requires improvement
(December 6, 2018)
1.43 km
Wargrave House School Outstanding
(December 18, 2019)
1.57 km
The District CofE Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.59 km
Wargrave CofE Primary School Good
(June 23, 2021)
1.61 km
Golborne Community Primary School 2.42 km
Lyme Community Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
2.53 km
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan Outstanding
(January 30, 2019)
2.71 km
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School Good
(February 27, 2020)
2.9 km
Penkford School Good
(February 26, 2016)
2.96 km
The Byrchall High School Requires improvement
(March 7, 2019)
3.17 km
Winwick CofE Primary School Good
(June 27, 2018)
3.17 km
St Luke's CofE Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
3.19 km
St James' Church of England Primary School 3.22 km
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield Good
(November 17, 2021)
3.24 km
Lowton West Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
3.25 km
Golborne High School Good
(December 5, 2019)
3.27 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA12 9SN - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Dragon & Phoenix Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
May 29, 2018
0 m
Stocks Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub 3
April 25, 2018
0 m
St Peter's C Of E School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 11, 2019
119 m
The Foxes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 6, 2021
119 m
The Kirkfield Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
September 30, 2021
133 m
Amans Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
217 m
Drinkworthy Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 15, 2021
217 m
Fishician Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 4, 2019
217 m
Hong Liang Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 1, 2021
217 m
Humbugs Retailers - other 4
November 13, 2019
217 m
Samerah Balti Takeaway/sandwich shop 1
Needs Major Improvement
September 20, 2021
217 m
Spar Retailers - other 4
June 13, 2018
217 m
The Firkin Bar Pub/bar/nightclub Exempt
September 27, 2018
217 m
The Fort Of India Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
April 25, 2018
217 m
The Riddling Rack Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 8, 2019
217 m
Verona Kitchen & Bar Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
217 m
Village Pantry Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
November 6, 2019
217 m
Bargain Booze Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
231 m
Chouxchouxbedoo Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 4, 2019
231 m
Mamma J's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
231 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA12 9SN - Data from Apr 2022

Rob Lane Bus Stop/Station 12 m
Golborne Street Bus Stop/Station 57 m
High Street Bus Stop/Station 66 m
Church Street Bus Stop/Station 237 m
Mesnes Park Bus Stop/Station 313 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 1.56 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 422 m
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.35 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.58 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 20.67 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.5 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.55 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA12 9SN - Data from Dec 2021

Newton Lake Inland Water 323 m
Naylors Wood Woodland Or Forest 335 m
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 763 m
Golborne Dale Valley 831 m
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.07 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.13 km
Dean Dam Inland Water 1.31 km
Ellam's Rough Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
King's Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Cowhey Dam Inland Water 1.59 km
Red Brow Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Lodge Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.74 km
Cop Holt Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA12 9SN - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 239.3 Mbps 1096 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 19 Mbps 49 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 14 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 119.7 13.6
300+ Mbps 100% 673.3 41.3

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 393,926 kWh - mean 28,138 kWh : median 23,679 kWh

Energy usage data for WA12 9SN - Data from 2020


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.45672800
Longitude -2.61643600
OS Easting 359165
OS Northing 0395728
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
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 E33006524
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St. Helens 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St. Helens 015D
Output Area / Small Area 5B3