Postcode WA5 1NS (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1NS and nearby postcodes

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

WA5 1NS 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 1NS as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Families in terraces and flats.

The closest road name to WA5 1NS is Selby Street which is centered 107 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Hatter and is 248 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 908 m away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1NS (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 1NS is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.6 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 6.51 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Selby Street 107 m
Fox Street 131 m
Kimberley Street 134 m
Wimborne Close 168 m
Percy Street 173 m
Whitecross Road 211 m
Wellfield Street 223 m
Delamere Street 223 m
Baxter Street 223 m
Lancaster Street 256 m
Norley Close 271 m
Bramhall Street 272 m
Pickmere Street 282 m
Hatchmere Close 300 m
Thewlis Street 308 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1NS

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 1NS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
0 m
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
437 m
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
461 m
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 465 m
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.04 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.06 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.16 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.35 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.47 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.71 km
Latchford St James CofE Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
1.82 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.92 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
2.3 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
2.31 km
Priestley College Good
(May 16, 2019)
2.36 km
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
2.38 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.43 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
2.52 km
St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
2.58 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
2.6 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Hatter Bus Stop/Station 248 m
The Hatter Bus Stop/Station 252 m
Pickmere Street Bus Stop/Station 343 m
Pickmere Street Bus Stop/Station 363 m
St Barnabas Place Bus Stop/Station 367 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 913 m
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.17 km
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.43 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 908 m
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.48 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 16.98 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.45 km
Terminal Two Access Air 22.49 km

Nearby Nature

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

Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.17 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 2.25 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 2.44 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.63 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.73 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.81 km


Country England
Latitude 53.38918500
Longitude -2.61491800
OS Easting 359201
OS Northing 0388213
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