Postcode WA2 8QA (Warrington)

Map showing WA2 8QA and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA2 8QA is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA2 8QA is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WA2 8QA is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.5 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 8QA as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious transitions.

The closest road name to WA2 8QA is Floyd Drive which is centered 125 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Warrington Vale Royal College and is 34 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Central Rail Station, 1.71 km away.

The closest primary school to WA2 8QA (for ages 11 and under) is Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School.

The local pub for residents of WA2 8QA is The Vulcan Inn and is 4.1 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza and is 4.97 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on June 16, 2021.

Policing for WA2 8QA 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 8QA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA2 8QA, and the approximate distance away.

Floyd Drive 125 m
Collegiate Road 130 m
Winwick Road 143 m
Long Lane 290 m
Northway 350 m
Densham Avenue 355 m
Fisher Avenue 374 m
Cossack Avenue 414 m
Gough Avenue 486 m
Hawley's Lane 574 m
Sandy Lane 656 m
Poplars Avenue 1.14 km
B5210 3.38 km
A574 4.6 km
A56 28.24 km


Information about the postcode WA2 8QA

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from WA2 8QA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
0 m
Beamont Collegiate Academy Good
(June 15, 2017)
320 m
Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School 436 m
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
584 m
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(February 5, 2009)
729 m
St Margaret's CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
769 m
St Andrew's CofE Primary School Good
(January 19, 2022)
941 m
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
986 m
Beamont Primary School 1.07 km
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
1.2 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.43 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.53 km
Brook Acre Community Primary School Good
(September 21, 2017)
1.61 km
Oakwood Avenue Community Primary School 1.64 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.65 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
1.68 km
St Bridget's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 16, 2019)
1.94 km
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(October 12, 2011)
1.99 km
St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
1.99 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
2.08 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA2 8QA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
4.1 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
4.1 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
4.21 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
4.39 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
4.55 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
4.72 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
4.72 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
4.78 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
4.92 km
Newton Family and Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
4.96 km
NISA Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 3
September 24, 2021
4.97 km
Sandwiches and Snacks Ltd Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
November 8, 2021
4.97 km
Willows Fried Chicken and Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 16, 2021
4.97 km
Yan House Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 20, 2019
4.97 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
4.98 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
5 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
5.03 km
Jade Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 6, 2019
5.03 km
Victoria Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 29, 2021
5.03 km
Aros Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
5.11 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA2 8QA - Data from Apr 2022

Warrington Vale Royal College Bus Stop/Station 34 m
Winwick Road Campus Bus Stop/Station 119 m
Winwick Road College Bus Stop/Station 122 m
Winwick Road Campus Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Winwick Road College Bus Stop/Station 146 m
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.71 km
Cockhedge Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.9 km
Town Hill Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.95 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.71 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.5 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 5.59 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 19.1 km
Terminal Two Access Air 21.31 km
Terminal Two Access Air 21.36 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA2 8QA - Data from Dec 2021

Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.53 km
Radley Common Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Radley Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Coney Grove Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.41 km
Miles's Bite Inland Water 2.53 km
The Feeder Inland Water 2.6 km
Houghton Green Pool Inland Water 2.99 km
Asps Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.02 km


Country England
Latitude 53.40753700
Longitude -2.59283000
OS Easting 360687
OS Northing 0390244
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 Orford
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: Industrious communities
Subgroup: Industrious transitions
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 E33007019
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 011C
Output Area / Small Area 8A1