Postcode WA5 1SB (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1SB and nearby postcodes

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

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

The closest road name to WA5 1SB is Beaufort Close which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Haig Avenue and is 165 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 2.75 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1SB (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 1SB is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.85 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Beaufort Close 82 m
Haig Avenue 86 m
Lilac Avenue 157 m
Barnes Close 172 m
Brookside Avenue 205 m
East Avenue 219 m
Denham Avenue 229 m
Liverpool Road 237 m
Ealing Road 252 m
Highfield Avenue 258 m
Penketh Road 268 m
Brook Way 295 m
Sandy Lane 331 m
Birdwell Drive 344 m
Phythian Crescent 360 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1SB

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 1SB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
0 m
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
397 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.02 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.02 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.07 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
1.17 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 1.17 km
Park Road Community Primary School 1.26 km
Penketh Primary School 1.3 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
1.56 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 1.8 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.9 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
1.92 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 2.04 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
2.05 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
2.31 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.38 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.62 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
2.83 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
3.25 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Haig Avenue Bus Stop/Station 165 m
Sankey School Bus Stop/Station 186 m
Sankey School Bus Stop/Station 208 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 235 m
Brookside Avenue Bus Stop/Station 280 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.76 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.08 km
Barbald Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.33 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.75 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 3.39 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 15.14 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.34 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.38 km

Nearby Nature

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

Richmond Bank Wetland 1.36 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 1.56 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.32 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.41 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.61 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
South Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km


Country England
Latitude 53.38785600
Longitude -2.64364800
OS Easting 357289
OS Northing 0388082
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