Postcode WA12 9SU (St. Helens)

Map showing WA12 9SU and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to WA12 9SU is Willow Road which is centered 102 m away.

The nearest bus stop is High Street and is 74 m away. The closest railway station is Newton-le-Willows Rail Station, 297 m away.

The closest primary school to WA12 9SU (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 9SU is Stocks Tavern and is 133 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 337 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 4, 2019.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Willow Road 102 m
Church Street 116 m
Castle Hill 138 m
Willowdale 140 m
Park Road North 174 m
Golborne Street 202 m
Willow Avenue 257 m
Mc Corquodale Gardens 268 m
Dale View 278 m
Birley Street 300 m
High Street 312 m
Mercer Street 357 m
Rosemary Drive 421 m
The Parchments 470 m
Mill Lane 504 m


Information about the postcode WA12 9SU

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 9SU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
131 m
Newton-le-Willows Primary School Good
(September 23, 2021)
810 m
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
1.05 km
St Mary's Catholic Infant School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2018)
1.19 km
St Mary's Catholic Junior School Requires improvement
(December 6, 2018)
1.5 km
Wargrave House School Outstanding
(December 18, 2019)
1.53 km
Wargrave CofE Primary School Good
(June 23, 2021)
1.6 km
The District CofE Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.67 km
Golborne Community Primary School 2.48 km
Lyme Community Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
2.62 km
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan Outstanding
(January 30, 2019)
2.74 km
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School Good
(February 27, 2020)
2.94 km
Penkford School Good
(February 26, 2016)
3.02 km
Winwick CofE Primary School Good
(June 27, 2018)
3.05 km
St Luke's CofE Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
3.16 km
Lowton West Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
3.25 km
The Byrchall High School Requires improvement
(March 7, 2019)
3.3 km
Golborne High School Good
(December 5, 2019)
3.3 km
St James' Church of England Primary School 3.34 km
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield Good
(November 17, 2021)
3.37 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

High Street Bus Stop/Station 74 m
Church Street Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Rob Lane Bus Stop/Station 144 m
Golborne Street Bus Stop/Station 176 m
Newton-le-Willows Station Bus Stop/Station 209 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 1.61 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 297 m
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.39 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.63 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 20.68 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.37 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.43 km

Nearby Nature

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

Naylors Wood Woodland Or Forest 218 m
Newton Lake Inland Water 291 m
Golborne Dale Valley 832 m
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 840 m
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.16 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Dean Dam Inland Water 1.41 km
Cop Holt Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Ellam's Rough Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
King's Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Red Brow Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Cowhey Dam Inland Water 1.72 km
Apple Acre Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.45583800
Longitude -2.61506900
OS Easting 359255
OS Northing 0395630
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