Postcode WA5 1AJ (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1AJ and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 1AJ is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA5 1AJ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 1AJ is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.3 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 WA5 1AJ as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Families in terraces and flats.

The closest road name to WA5 1AJ is Thewlis Street which is centered 53 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Pickmere Street and is 126 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 599 m away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1AJ (for ages 11 and under) is Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 16, 2017.

The local pub for residents of WA5 1AJ is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.82 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Jade Fish & Chips and is 6.74 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for WA5 1AJ 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 WA5 1AJ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA5 1AJ, and the approximate distance away.

Thewlis Street 53 m
Pickmere Street 55 m
Lancaster Street 64 m
Bramhall Street 89 m
Old Liverpool Road 106 m
Baxter Street 107 m
Quay Fold 129 m
Powys Street 142 m
Green Street 216 m
Garibaldi Street 220 m
Athertons Quay 223 m
Bostock Street 234 m
Wimborne Close 243 m
Selby Street 288 m
Samuel Street 289 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1AJ

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 WA5 1AJ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
321 m
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 468 m
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
490 m
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
756 m
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.01 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.19 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.28 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.37 km
Latchford St James CofE Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
1.52 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.75 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 2.03 km
Priestley College Good
(May 16, 2019)
2.04 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
2.17 km
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
2.33 km
St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
2.36 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
2.44 km
Beamont Primary School 2.5 km
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
2.52 km
Stockton Heath Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
2.54 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
2.54 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA5 1AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.82 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.82 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
6.03 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.23 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
6.35 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.44 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
6.44 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
6.49 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.6 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.6 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.62 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
6.63 km
Copeland View (Donaghadee Golf Club) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 19, 2022
6.7 km
Donaghadee Golf Club Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 14, 2018
6.7 km
MULLAGHBOY PRIVATE NURSING HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 17, 2022
6.7 km
Hollowood Chemists Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
August 22, 2019
6.71 km
Newton Community Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.71 km
Newton Family and Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
6.72 km
Jade Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 6, 2019
6.74 km
Victoria Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 29, 2021
6.74 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA5 1AJ - Data from Apr 2022

Pickmere Street Bus Stop/Station 126 m
Pickmere Street Bus Stop/Station 142 m
Crosfields Bus Stop/Station 245 m
The Hatter Bus Stop/Station 272 m
The Hatter Bus Stop/Station 353 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 605 m
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 920 m
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.16 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 599 m
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.29 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 17.16 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.17 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.22 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA5 1AJ - Data from Dec 2021

Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.09 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 2.13 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 2.34 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.46 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.92 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.94 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA5 1AJ - 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 100%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
Latitude 53.38745500
Longitude -2.61104500
OS Easting 359457
OS Northing 0388020
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 South
Electoral Ward Great Sankey South
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Families in terraces and flats
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 E33007052
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 018
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 018B
Output Area / Small Area 5A3