Postcode WA5 1BD (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1BD and nearby postcodes

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

WA5 1BD 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 1BD as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-Pressed European Settlers.

The closest road name to WA5 1BD is Hesketh Street which is centered 74 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Coach & Horses and is 71 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 969 m away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1BD (for ages 11 and under) is Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery.

The local pub for residents of WA5 1BD is The Vulcan Inn and is 6.03 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 137.1 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.1 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. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Hesketh Street 74 m
Booth Street 79 m
Hesketh St North 94 m
Dale Close 98 m
Evelyn Street 101 m
Beaufort Street 104 m
Cannell Street 161 m
Samuel Street 179 m
Bond Close 181 m
Roughley Avenue 184 m
Lavender Gardens 186 m
Jasmine Gardens 219 m
Bluebell Road 223 m
Broadhurst Avenue 244 m
Honeysuckle Avenue 245 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1BD

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 1BD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 0 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
465 m
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
695 m
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
885 m
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.16 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.45 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.62 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.66 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.8 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.85 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.87 km
Latchford St James CofE Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
1.87 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
2.19 km
Priestley College Good
(May 16, 2019)
2.32 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
2.62 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 2.62 km
Stockton Heath Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
2.64 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
2.76 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.77 km
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
2.79 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
6.03 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
6.03 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
6.22 km
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
6.32 km
Copeland View (Donaghadee Golf Club) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 19, 2022
6.37 km
Donaghadee Golf Club Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 14, 2018
6.37 km
MULLAGHBOY PRIVATE NURSING HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 17, 2022
6.37 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.49 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
6.57 km
CREATIVE GARDENS CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 26, 2017
6.59 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.63 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
6.63 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
6.68 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.76 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.77 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
6.81 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.81 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
6.85 km
Hollowood Chemists Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
August 22, 2019
6.87 km
Newton Community Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.87 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Coach & Horses Bus Stop/Station 71 m
Coach & Horses Bus Stop/Station 102 m
Gatewarth Street Bus Stop/Station 243 m
Gatewarth Street Bus Stop/Station 329 m
Pickmere Street Bus Stop/Station 347 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 974 m
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.36 km
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.58 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 969 m
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.76 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 16.71 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.54 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.59 km

Nearby Nature

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

Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 648 m
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 1.87 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.99 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 2.23 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.45 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.53 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.9 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA5 1BD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 52 Mbps 137.1 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 15.1 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 26 9
30-300 Mbps 0% 85.5 12
300+ Mbps 100% 494.3 37.5

Gas Consumption

36 meters consuming 402,972 kWh - mean 11,194 kWh : median 10,735 kWh

Energy usage data for WA5 1BD - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.38517700
Longitude -2.61696600
OS Easting 359061
OS Northing 0387770
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-Pressed European Settlers
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 8D3