Postcode WA16 0AL (Cheshire East)

Map showing WA16 0AL and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA16 0AL is located in Cheshire East It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA16 0AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA16 0AL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.9 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 WA16 0AL as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WA16 0AL is Warren Avenue which is centered 63 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Heathfield Square and is 261 m away. The closest railway station is Knutsford Rail Station, 979 m away.

The closest primary school to WA16 0AL (for ages 11 and under) is Egerton Primary School. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Knutsford Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on November 4, 2021 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WA16 0AL is The White Bear and is 656 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on August 17, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Rafis Spicebox Ltd and is 656 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 132.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.6 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 2.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA16 0AL is covered by the Cheshire police force association and Central and Eastern Cheshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA16 0AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA16 0AL, and the approximate distance away.

Warren Avenue 63 m
Warren Close 115 m
Ladies Mile 159 m
Heath Drive 203 m
Spinney Lane 236 m
Sandileigh Avenue 251 m
Devis Way 265 m
Heathfield Square 284 m
Tabley Road 433 m
Northwich Road 866 m
A5033 866 m
Manchester Road 1.03 km
Mereheath Lane 1.42 km
Chester Road 2.55 km
A556 9.11 km


Information about the postcode WA16 0AL

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 WA16 0AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Knutsford Academy Good
(November 4, 2021)
579 m
Cheshire Studio School Good
(March 23, 2017)
579 m
Egerton Primary School 687 m
Yorston Lodge School 745 m
Bexton Primary School 1.34 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 21, 2017)
1.76 km
Manor Park Primary School and Nursery 1.8 km
Adelaide Heath Academy 2.29 km
Lower Peover CofE Primary School Outstanding
(May 15, 2013)
4.62 km
Mobberley CofE Primary School Outstanding
(June 22, 2012)
4.76 km
Lostock Gralam CofE Primary School Good
(February 1, 2017)
6.47 km
Peover Superior Endowed Primary School Outstanding
(November 30, 2017)
6.54 km
Wincham Community Primary School Outstanding
(January 20, 2011)
6.61 km
David Lewis School Good
(January 29, 2019)
6.92 km
High Legh Primary School Good
(March 15, 2017)
7.03 km
Chelford CofE Primary School Good
(December 8, 2021)
7.67 km
Bowdon CofE Primary School Outstanding
(March 5, 2020)
7.72 km
Bollin Primary School 7.74 km
Little Bollington CofE Primary School 7.96 km
Great Budworth CofE Primary School Good
(March 8, 2017)
8 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA16 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Longview Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
February 25, 2020
472 m
Knutsford Academy School/college/university 2
Needs Improvement
November 4, 2021
579 m
Hooked on the Heath Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 16, 2021
580 m
Cranford Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
August 19, 2020
648 m
Booths Supermarket Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 16, 2021
656 m
Rafis Spicebox Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
656 m
Majestic Wine Warehouse Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
656 m
Sayers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 16, 2021
656 m
The White Bear Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 17, 2020
656 m
Waitrose Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
680 m
Woods Butchers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 24, 2020
680 m
Abbeyfield Knutsford Society Ltd Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 24, 2020
687 m
Egerton Lions School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
687 m
Egerton Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
687 m
Apus Peak Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 16, 2022
692 m
Detaljer Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 16, 2022
702 m
The Old Sessions House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 8, 2019
702 m
Pastiche Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 27, 2020
703 m
Costa Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 16, 2021
706 m
Babylon Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 22, 2020
727 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA16 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Heathfield Square Bus Stop/Station 261 m
Heathfield Square Bus Stop/Station 274 m
Oakwood Apartments Bus Stop/Station 319 m
Queensway Bus Stop/Station 356 m
School Bus Stop/Station 445 m
Knutsford Rail Station Rail 979 m
Plumley Rail Station Rail 4.11 km
Mobberley Rail Station Rail 4.35 km
Terminal One Access Air 9.79 km
Terminal One Access Air 9.8 km
Terminal One Access Air 9.82 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA16 0AL - Data from Dec 2021

Higmere Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.24 km
Approach Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Dog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.45 km
Sanctuary Moor Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Top Willowbed Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Beech Avenue Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Belt Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Boundary Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Tatton Mere Inland Water 1.78 km
Mereheath Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Tatton Mere Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.85 km
Middle Willowbed Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
St John's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Moss Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Sandfield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA16 0AL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 72.5 Mbps 132.8 Mbps 1096 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.6 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% 17.8 1.1
30-300 Mbps 0% 88.1 11.8
300+ Mbps 100% 653.3 40.8

Gas Consumption

42 meters consuming 605,722 kWh - mean 14,422 kWh : median 13,983 kWh

Energy usage data for WA16 0AL - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.30546600
Longitude -2.38564400
OS Easting 374399
OS Northing 0378794
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
Electoral Ward Knutsford
Local Authority District Cheshire East
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Cheshire and Warrington
Local Learning and Skills Council Cheshire and Warrington

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000049
Travel To Work Area Crewe


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

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Knutsford BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33007591
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cheshire East 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cheshire East 010C
Output Area / Small Area 5A2