Postcode WA2 7RT (Warrington)

Map showing WA2 7RT and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA2 7RT is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA2 7RT is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA2 7RT is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.3 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 WA2 7RT as Hard-pressed living > Challenged terraced workers > Deprived blue-collar terraces.

The closest road name to WA2 7RT is Ridgway Street which is centered 12 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Norris Street and is 149 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Central Rail Station, 1.36 km away.

The closest primary school to WA2 7RT (for ages 11 and under) is St Benedict's Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 28, 2017.

The local pub for residents of WA2 7RT is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.24 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Forage Box and is 5.96 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on November 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 68.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.7 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 1.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA2 7RT is covered by the Cheshire police force association and Warrington is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA2 7RT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA2 7RT, and the approximate distance away.

Ridgway Street 12 m
Venns Road 24 m
Quebec Road 60 m
Norris Street 161 m
Arena Gardens 173 m
O'leary Street 213 m
Gorsey Lane 228 m
Cabul Close 230 m
Withers Avenue 286 m
Wilkinson Street 301 m
Marsh House Lane 310 m
Garner Street 331 m
Elaine Street 360 m
Roome Street 373 m
Hallfields Road 380 m


Information about the postcode WA2 7RT

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 WA2 7RT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
96 m
Beamont Primary School 149 m
Oakwood Avenue Community Primary School 448 m
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
657 m
St Margaret's CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
837 m
St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
938 m
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(October 12, 2011)
975 m
Beamont Collegiate Academy Good
(June 15, 2017)
1 km
Brook Acre Community Primary School Good
(September 21, 2017)
1.11 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
1.19 km
Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School 1.33 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.42 km
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(February 5, 2009)
1.58 km
Padgate Academy 1.64 km
St Andrew's CofE Primary School Good
(January 19, 2022)
1.66 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.72 km
St Bridget's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 16, 2019)
1.75 km
Christ Church CofE Primary School Padgate Outstanding
(November 25, 2011)
1.76 km
Bruche Primary School Academy Good
(July 4, 2019)
1.77 km
Cardinal Newman Catholic High School Good
(October 23, 2019)
1.86 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA2 7RT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.24 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.24 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
5.25 km
Statham Lodge Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
5.53 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
5.53 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
5.66 km
Bright Futures School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
5.66 km
Statham Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 19, 2018
5.82 km
Statham Little Foxes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
5.82 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
5.85 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
5.85 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
5.91 km
Forage Box Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 17, 2021
5.96 km
The Star Inn Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
5.96 km
Willow Cottage Kitchen LLP Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 10, 2018
5.96 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.04 km
Cheshire Grange Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
6.05 km
NISA Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 3
September 24, 2021
6.05 km
Sandwiches and Snacks Ltd Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
November 8, 2021
6.05 km
Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 16, 2021
6.05 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA2 7RT - Data from Apr 2022

Norris Street Bus Stop/Station 149 m
Norris Street Bus Stop/Station 165 m
O'Leary Street Bus Stop/Station 176 m
Ryfields Village Bus Stop/Station 182 m
Withers Avenue Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.36 km
Cockhedge Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.41 km
Town Hill Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.53 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.36 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.29 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 19.68 km
Terminal Two Access Air 20.26 km
Terminal Two Access Air 20.3 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA2 7RT - Data from Dec 2021

Miles's Bite Inland Water 1.34 km
The Feeder Inland Water 1.41 km
Radley Common Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Radley Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Grey Mist Inland Water 2.54 km
Woolston New Cut Inland Water 2.84 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.04 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.2 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.23 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 3.27 km
Houghton Green Pool Inland Water 3.34 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA2 7RT - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.3 Mbps 68.7 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 9.8 Mbps 11.7 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 50.4 10.5
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

17 meters consuming 183,707 kWh - mean 10,806 kWh : median 10,861 kWh

Electricity Consumption

17 meters consuming 42,132 kWh - mean 2,478 kWh : median 2,121 kWh

Energy usage data for WA2 7RT - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.40082900
Longitude -2.57884000
OS Easting 361611
OS Northing 0389490
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
Warrington North
Electoral Ward Fairfield and Howley
Local Authority District Warrington
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 E06000007
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


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

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Hard-pressed living
Group: Challenged terraced workers
Subgroup: Deprived blue-collar terraces
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Warrington BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33007014
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 011B
Output Area / Small Area 8B1