Postcode WA5 1RB (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1RB and nearby postcodes

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

WA5 1RB is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.5 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 1RB as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to WA5 1RB is Beaufort Close which is centered 56 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Haig Avenue and is 114 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 2.69 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1RB (for ages 11 and under) is Great Sankey Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 16, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Great Sankey High School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 20, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WA5 1RB is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.81 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 92.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 17 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 2.5 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Beaufort Close 56 m
Haig Avenue 80 m
Lilac Avenue 90 m
Denham Avenue 165 m
Barnes Close 174 m
Ealing Road 185 m
East Avenue 185 m
Liverpool Road 188 m
Lynham Avenue 227 m
David's Avenue 231 m
Penketh Road 244 m
Brookside Avenue 244 m
Brook Way 292 m
Highfield Avenue 296 m
Birdwell Drive 296 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1RB

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 1RB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
67 m
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
460 m
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
954 m
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.03 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.07 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
1.23 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 1.23 km
Park Road Community Primary School 1.29 km
Penketh Primary School 1.36 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
1.5 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 1.74 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
1.85 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.92 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.98 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
2.05 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
2.25 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.33 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.56 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
2.76 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
3.18 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
5.6 km
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.81 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.81 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
5.91 km
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
5.93 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
5.93 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
5.93 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
5.94 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.35 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
6.35 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.35 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
6.35 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
6.38 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.38 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
6.45 km
CREATIVE GARDENS CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 26, 2017
6.45 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
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.48 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.5 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Haig Avenue Bus Stop/Station 114 m
Sankey School Bus Stop/Station 188 m
Sankey School Bus Stop/Station 201 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 215 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 255 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.7 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.02 km
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.27 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.69 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 3.32 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 15.21 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.28 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.32 km

Nearby Nature

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

Richmond Bank Wetland 1.38 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 1.6 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.27 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.43 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
South Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.92 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 92.7 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 17 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 92.7 17
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

7 meters consuming 112,731 kWh - mean 16,104 kWh : median 15,330 kWh

Electricity Consumption

7 meters consuming 27,797 kWh - mean 3,971 kWh : median 3,392 kWh

Energy usage data for WA5 1RB - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.38808800
Longitude -2.64273500
OS Easting 357350
OS Northing 0388109
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 Penketh and Cuerdley
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Semi-detached ageing
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 E33007038
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 016
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 016B
Output Area / Small Area 6B3