Postcode WA5 1HG (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1HG and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 1HG is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1983 and is an active postcode. WA5 1HG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 1HG is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.4 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 1HG as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious transitions.

The closest road name to WA5 1HG is Peace Drive which is centered 120 m away.

The nearest bus stop is St Gregorys School and is 68 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 1.34 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1HG (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 1HG is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.36 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 6.26 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Peace Drive 120 m
Reaper Close 204 m
Payne Close 281 m
Grange Farm Close 372 m
Waterways 404 m
Sankey Way 465 m
Cromwell Avenue 988 m
Liverpool Road 1.35 km
M56 6.8 km
A574 7.16 km
A56 30.85 km
M6 41.65 km
A57 58.22 km
A6 59.99 km
A49 63.76 km


Information about the postcode WA5 1HG

Introduction January 1983
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 1HG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
0 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
437 m
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
632 m
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 695 m
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
750 m
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.17 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.18 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.27 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.28 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.56 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.69 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
1.96 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.07 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
2.22 km
Latchford St James CofE Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
2.25 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
2.41 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
2.52 km
Park Road Community Primary School 2.55 km
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
2.57 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
2.61 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.36 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.36 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
5.54 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
5.86 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
5.91 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
5.97 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
5.97 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
6.01 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.08 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.09 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
6.13 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.14 km
Hollowood Chemists Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
August 22, 2019
6.19 km
Newton Community Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.19 km
Newton Family and Community Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 24, 2019
6.26 km
Jade Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 6, 2019
6.26 km
Victoria Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 29, 2021
6.26 km
Aros Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.35 km
New Shack Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
6.35 km
Newton Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
6.35 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

St Gregorys School Bus Stop/Station 68 m
St Gregorys School Bus Stop/Station 76 m
St Gregory's High School Bus Stop/Station 126 m
Payne Close Bus Stop/Station 329 m
Payne Close Bus Stop/Station 389 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.35 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.57 km
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.83 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 1.34 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.83 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 16.69 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.85 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.9 km

Nearby Nature

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

Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.2 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 1.84 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 2.13 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.65 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 2.85 km


Country England
Latitude 53.39101600
Longitude -2.62073400
OS Easting 358816
OS Northing 0388420
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: 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 E33007039
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 016C
Output Area / Small Area 8A1