Postcode WA5 2QY (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 2QY and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 2QY is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA5 2QY is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 2QY is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.9 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 2QY as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to WA5 2QY is Coniston Avenue which is centered 31 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Meeting Lane and is 79 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 4.03 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 2QY (for ages 11 and under) is Penketh Primary School. 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 2QY is The Vulcan Inn and is 6.37 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 82.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.9 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 2.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA5 2QY 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 2QY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA5 2QY, and the approximate distance away.

Coniston Avenue 31 m
Withycombe Road 88 m
Stocks Lane 141 m
Paignton Close 164 m
Kenyon Avenue 183 m
Groarke Drive 183 m
Norton Avenue 224 m
Bideford Road 228 m
Babbacombe Road 234 m
Denise Avenue 244 m
Susan Drive 253 m
Lynton Close 268 m
Meeting Lane 274 m
Haslemere Drive 282 m
St Joseph's Close 334 m


Information about the postcode WA5 2QY

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 2QY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Penketh Primary School 0 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
447 m
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
901 m
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
902 m
Penketh South Community Primary School 902 m
Park Road Community Primary School 938 m
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.3 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.59 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 2.04 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
2.07 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
2.28 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
2.86 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 3.07 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 3.12 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
3.12 km
Moorfield Primary School Good
(October 3, 2019)
3.12 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
3.21 km
Brookfields School 3.26 km
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School Good
(February 22, 2018)
3.54 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
3.61 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA5 2QY - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
4.97 km
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
5.08 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
5.08 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
5.08 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
5.15 km
CREATIVE GARDENS CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 26, 2017
6.27 km
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
6.37 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
6.37 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
6.41 km
Coastal Kids Childminding Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
6.5 km
TOWERVIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL KITCHEN School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 23, 2019
6.5 km
Copeland View (Donaghadee Golf Club) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 19, 2022
6.64 km
Donaghadee Golf Club Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 14, 2018
6.64 km
MULLAGHBOY PRIVATE NURSING HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 17, 2022
6.64 km
Very Good
March 25, 2019
6.74 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
6.74 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
6.79 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
6.83 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
6.83 km
ST COLUMBANUS HIGH SCHOOL KITCHEN School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 27, 2017
6.84 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA5 2QY - Data from Apr 2022

Meeting Lane Bus Stop/Station 79 m
Coniston Avenue Bus Stop/Station 100 m
Coniston Avenue Bus Stop/Station 122 m
Jubilee Avenue Bus Stop/Station 330 m
St Josephs Church Bus Stop/Station 343 m
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 4.03 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 4.68 km
Lea Green Rail Station Rail 6.03 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 13.9 km
Terminal Two Access Air 25.61 km
Terminal Two Access Air 25.66 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA5 2QY - Data from Dec 2021

Penketh Bank Wetland 1.69 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 1.94 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 1.95 km
South Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Duck Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Eccles Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Norton Marsh Wetland 2.63 km
Booth's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km
Bold Heath Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.75 km
Big Wood Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.85 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
School Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA5 2QY - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.3 Mbps 82.2 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 19 Mbps 13.9 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 3
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 14.3 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 95 16
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

32 meters consuming 457,630 kWh - mean 14,301 kWh : median 13,745 kWh

Energy usage data for WA5 2QY - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.38673700
Longitude -2.66307200
OS Easting 355996
OS Northing 0387971
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 E33007057
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 019
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 019E
Output Area / Small Area 6B3