Postcode WA5 1XE (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 1XE and nearby postcodes

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

WA5 1XE is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.9 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 1XE as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Hard-pressed ethnic mix.

The closest road name to WA5 1XE is Rosemary Close which is centered 119 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Sankey Arms and is 129 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 1.96 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 1XE (for ages 11 and under) is Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 24, 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 1XE is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.25 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 6.11 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Rosemary Close 119 m
Brentnall Close 124 m
Winstanley Close 146 m
Helmsdale Lane 148 m
Almer Drive 181 m
Yates Close 182 m
Fildes Close 185 m
Bagnall Close 194 m
Dorchester Road 208 m
Canford Close 212 m
Wheat Croft Close 212 m
Beverley Road 214 m
Lindsworth Close 219 m
Alconbury Close 224 m
Sheffield Close 226 m


Information about the postcode WA5 1XE

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 1XE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
0 m
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
632 m
Chapelford Village Primary School 709 m
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.02 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
1.06 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.14 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 1.16 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
1.37 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
1.39 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.6 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
1.8 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
1.84 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.92 km
Park Road Community Primary School 1.92 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
2.16 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 2.16 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
2.21 km
Penketh Primary School 2.28 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
2.3 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
2.34 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Sankey Arms Bus Stop/Station 129 m
Canford Close Bus Stop/Station 149 m
Almer Drive Bus Stop/Station 160 m
Almer Drive Bus Stop/Station 194 m
Hood Lane Bus Stop/Station 295 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.97 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.2 km
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.44 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 1.96 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 2.45 km
St Helens Junction Rail Station Rail 6.55 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 16.16 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.48 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.53 km

Nearby Nature

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

Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.13 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 1.63 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 1.93 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.36 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.53 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.79 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.84 km


Country England
Latitude 53.39209300
Longitude -2.63005800
OS Easting 358197
OS Northing 0388547
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: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Hard-pressed ethnic mix
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 016D
Output Area / Small Area 8D2