Postcode WA3 3TH (Wigan)

Map showing WA3 3TH and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA3 3TH is located in Wigan, in the county of Greater Manchester. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA3 3TH is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA3 3TH is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.6 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 WA3 3TH as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious hardship.

The closest road name to WA3 3TH is Cottesmore Way which is centered 61 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Church Green Gardens and is 164 m away. The closest railway station is Newton-le-Willows Rail Station, 3.14 km away.

The closest primary school to WA3 3TH (for ages 11 and under) is St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 27, 2020.

The local pub for residents of WA3 3TH is Stocks Tavern and is 2.9 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on April 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Oh So British Shed and is 2.32 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on June 8, 2019.

33.3% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 33.3% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps. 66.7% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Policing for WA3 3TH is covered by the Greater Manchester police force association and Ashton, Leigh and Wigan is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA3 3TH and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA3 3TH, and the approximate distance away.

Cottesmore Way 61 m
Wilsford Close 137 m
Gloucester Avenue 143 m
Hereford Avenue 168 m
Church Street 180 m
West Avenue 192 m
Church Green Gardens 201 m
Worcester Avenue 210 m
Tewkesbury Road 212 m
Knowsley Avenue 213 m
Manor Street 221 m
Heywood Avenue 223 m
Railway Road 247 m
Elliott Avenue 258 m
Kid Glove Road 260 m


Information about the postcode WA3 3TH

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 WA3 3TH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School Good
(February 27, 2020)
0 m
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan Outstanding
(January 30, 2019)
250 m
Golborne High School Good
(December 5, 2019)
389 m
Golborne Community Primary School 611 m
Lowton West Primary School Good
(September 14, 2017)
861 m
St Luke's CofE Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.44 km
St Catherine's Catholic Primary School, Lowton Good
(March 21, 2018)
1.66 km
Green Meadow Independent Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
1.96 km
Lowton Junior and Infant School Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.39 km
Willow Grove Primary School Outstanding
(November 11, 2021)
2.56 km
Lowton St Mary's CofE (Voluntary Aided) Primary School Good
(October 30, 2019)
2.61 km
St Wilfrids Catholic Primary School Good
(September 15, 2021)
2.64 km
Hope Academy Requires improvement
(September 29, 2021)
2.82 km
St Thomas CofE Primary School Good
(April 3, 2019)
2.88 km
St Peter's CofE Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2013)
3.02 km
Lowton Church of England High School Requires improvement
(June 26, 2019)
3.11 km
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield Good
(November 17, 2021)
3.18 km
The Byrchall High School Requires improvement
(March 7, 2019)
3.21 km
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School Good
(July 4, 2017)
3.27 km
Gilded Hollins Community School Good
(July 10, 2018)
3.37 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA3 3TH - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Haydock Park Golf Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 25, 2021
2.02 km
Haydock Park Racecourse Other catering premises 3
July 1, 2021
2.32 km
Oh So British Shed Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
June 8, 2019
2.32 km
TRU ABI (Haydock Lodge) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 15, 2021
2.5 km
Newbank Garden Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
February 11, 2020
2.58 km
Hope Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 2, 2019
2.82 km
Willowbees Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 23, 2020
2.82 km
Holiday Inn Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
April 30, 2018
2.82 km
Dragon & Phoenix Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
May 29, 2018
2.9 km
Stocks Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub 3
April 25, 2018
2.9 km
The Kirkfield Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
September 30, 2021
2.94 km
Bargain Booze Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
2.95 km
Chouxchouxbedoo Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 4, 2019
2.95 km
Mamma J's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
2.95 km
Shakey J's Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
January 23, 2019
2.95 km
Subway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
2.95 km
The Pied Bull Hotel Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 3, 2021
2.95 km
Shell Haydock Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
2.96 km
Amans Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 23, 2019
2.98 km
Drinkworthy Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 15, 2021
2.98 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA3 3TH - Data from Apr 2022

Church Green Gardens Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Manor Street Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Heywood Avenue Bus Stop/Station 208 m
Heywood Avenue Bus Stop/Station 229 m
East Avenue Bus Stop/Station 242 m
Railway Street Taxi Rank 4.28 km
Newton-le-Willows Rail Station Rail 3.14 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 4.13 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 4.3 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 23.46 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.18 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.24 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA3 3TH - Data from Dec 2021

Byrom wood Woodland Or Forest 1.45 km
White Door Dam Inland Water 1.5 km
White Door Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Colonel's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Apple Acre Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Lady Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Dean Dam Inland Water 1.96 km
Hollows Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Golborne Dale Valley 2.13 km
Golborne Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Dean Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Cowhey Dam Inland Water 2.35 km
Crank Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Newton Lake Inland Water 2.66 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA3 3TH - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 66.7%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 33.3%


Country England
County Greater Manchester
Latitude 53.47853200
Longitude -2.59243400
OS Easting 360779
OS Northing 0398142
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

Greater Manchester


Westminster Parliamentary
Electoral Ward Golborne and Lowton West
Local Authority District Wigan
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Greater Manchester
Local Learning and Skills Council Greater Manchester

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E08000010
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


NHS England Region North West
Primary Care Trust
Ashton, Leigh and Wigan
Cancer Alliance Greater Manchester
Strategic Health Authority
North West
Sustainability and Transformation
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Wigan Borough CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Hard-pressed living
Group: Industrious communities
Subgroup: Industrious hardship
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater Manchester BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Golborne BUASD
Workplace Zone E33006141
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Wigan 038
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Wigan 038D
Output Area / Small Area 8A2