Postcode WA12 9UR (St. Helens)

Map showing WA12 9UR and nearby postcodes

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

WA12 9UR is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.4 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 9UR as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to WA12 9UR is Golborne Street which is centered 97 m away.

The nearest bus stop is High Street and is 85 m away. The closest railway station is Newton-le-Willows Rail Station, 349 m away.

The closest primary school to WA12 9UR (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 9UR is Stocks Tavern and is 119 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 239 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 9UR 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 9UR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Golborne Street 97 m
Park Road North 117 m
Willow Avenue 146 m
Willow Road 155 m
Birley Street 177 m
Willowdale 181 m
Church Street 210 m
Castle Hill 211 m
High Street 222 m
Dale View 222 m
Mercer Street 247 m
Walmsley Street 253 m
Rokeden 318 m
Rob Lane 530 m
Mill Lane 544 m


Information about the postcode WA12 9UR

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 9UR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
0 m
Newton-le-Willows Primary School Good
(September 23, 2021)
680 m
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
982 m
St Mary's Catholic Infant School Requires improvement
(May 23, 2018)
1.06 km
St Mary's Catholic Junior School Requires improvement
(December 6, 2018)
1.37 km
Wargrave House School Outstanding
(December 18, 2019)
1.45 km
Wargrave CofE Primary School Good
(June 23, 2021)
1.5 km
The District CofE Primary School Good
(October 20, 2021)
1.54 km
Lyme Community Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
2.49 km
Golborne Community Primary School 2.54 km
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan Outstanding
(January 30, 2019)
2.83 km
Penkford School Good
(February 26, 2016)
2.89 km
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School Good
(February 27, 2020)
3.02 km
Winwick CofE Primary School Good
(June 27, 2018)
3.09 km
St James' Church of England Primary School 3.22 km
The Byrchall High School Requires improvement
(March 7, 2019)
3.25 km
St Luke's CofE Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
3.28 km
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield Good
(November 17, 2021)
3.33 km
Lowton West Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
3.35 km
Golborne High School Good
(December 5, 2019)
3.39 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

High Street Bus Stop/Station 85 m
Golborne Street Bus Stop/Station 112 m
Rob Lane Bus Stop/Station 118 m
Church Street Bus Stop/Station 186 m
Mesnes Park Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 1.48 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 349 m
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.27 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 1.5 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 20.57 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.49 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.54 km

Nearby Nature

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

Naylors Wood Woodland Or Forest 254 m
Newton Lake Inland Water 405 m
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 882 m
Golborne Dale Valley 934 m
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.16 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Dean Dam Inland Water 1.42 km
Ellam's Rough Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Red Brow Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
King's Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Cop Holt Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Cowhey Dam Inland Water 1.68 km
Old Hey Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA12 9UR - 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 53.45571800
Longitude -2.61702400
OS Easting 359125
OS Northing 0395616
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) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater Manchester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Newton-le-Willows BUASD
Workplace Zone E33006521
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St. Helens 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St. Helens 015A
Output Area / Small Area 6B2