Postcode WA5 1RD (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1RD and nearby postcodes

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

WA5 1RD 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 1RD as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to WA5 1RD is Denham Avenue which is centered 53 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Haig Avenue and is 38 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 2.55 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1RD (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 1RD 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 124.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 17.8 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. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Denham Avenue 53 m
Liverpool Road 54 m
Lilac Avenue 79 m
East Avenue 92 m
David's Avenue 92 m
Lynham Avenue 106 m
Ealing Road 117 m
Beaufort Close 124 m
Haig Avenue 139 m
Penketh Road 156 m
Birchfield Road 169 m
Ashbourne Road 178 m
Freckleton Close 285 m
Brookside Avenue 292 m
Barnes Close 300 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1RD

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 1RD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
200 m
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
596 m
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
852 m
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.02 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.22 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
1.31 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 1.31 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
1.37 km
Park Road Community Primary School 1.42 km
Penketh Primary School 1.5 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 1.6 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
1.72 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.91 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
2.04 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
2.12 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
2.14 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.33 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.45 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
2.64 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
3.05 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
5.63 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
5.93 km
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
5.99 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
5.99 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
5.99 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
6 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
6.36 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.36 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
6.36 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.38 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
6.4 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.41 km
CREATIVE GARDENS CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 26, 2017
6.44 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
6.47 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.47 km
Hollowood Chemists Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
August 22, 2019
6.49 km
Newton Community Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
6.49 km
Alexandra Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
March 3, 2022
6.52 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Haig Avenue Bus Stop/Station 38 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 146 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Footbridge Bus Stop/Station 208 m
Footbridge Bus Stop/Station 226 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.56 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.88 km
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.13 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.55 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 3.19 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 15.32 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.14 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.18 km

Nearby Nature

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

Richmond Bank Wetland 1.33 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 1.61 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.25 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.56 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.91 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.98 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 79.8 Mbps 124.5 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 17.8 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 4 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 15 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 94.7 15.9
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

30 meters consuming 486,067 kWh - mean 16,202 kWh : median 16,471 kWh

Energy usage data for WA5 1RD - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.38777600
Longitude -2.64064000
OS Easting 357489
OS Northing 0388073
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: 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