Postcode WA5 3AL (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 3AL and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 3AL is located in Warrington It was introduced in July 2012 and is an active postcode. WA5 3AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 3AL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.1 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 3AL as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WA5 3AL is Louisiana Drive which is centered 109 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Chapelford Farm and is 137 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 2.62 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 3AL (for ages 11 and under) is Chapelford Village 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 3AL is The Vulcan Inn and is 4.79 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 5.62 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

Policing for WA5 3AL 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 3AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA5 3AL, and the approximate distance away.

Louisiana Drive 109 m
Kentucky Close 175 m
Belvedere Drive 198 m
Nashville Drive 214 m
Chicago Place 225 m
Newark Drive 226 m
Palmdale Gardens 235 m
Santa Rosa Boulevard 243 m
Augusta Grove 255 m
Columbus Place 264 m
Detroit Close 271 m
Denver Drive 280 m
Ventura Drive 298 m
Oaklahoma Boulevard 300 m
Rose Creek Gardens 302 m


Information about the postcode WA5 3AL

Introduction July 2012
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 3AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chapelford Village Primary School 0 m
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
709 m
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.07 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 1.08 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
1.28 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
1.3 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
1.31 km
Park Road Community Primary School 1.43 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
1.51 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
1.61 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
1.7 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
1.71 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 1.87 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.91 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
1.93 km
Penketh Primary School 2.04 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
2.21 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 2.21 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
2.24 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
2.3 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA5 3AL - Data from Apr 2022

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

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA5 3AL - Data from Apr 2022

Chapelford Farm Bus Stop/Station 137 m
Chapelford Farm Bus Stop/Station 164 m
Warrington West Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 296 m
Sunset Boulevard Bus Stop/Station 302 m
Sunset Boulevard Bus Stop/Station 302 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.63 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.8 km
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 2.97 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.62 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 2.98 km
St Helens Junction Rail Station Rail 5.84 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 15.91 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.03 km
Terminal Two Access Air 24.08 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA5 3AL - Data from Dec 2021

Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 897 m
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 1.25 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.25 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.29 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Mersey Meadows Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.1 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.19 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 2.34 km
Jacklegs Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.63 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.67 km


Country England
Latitude 53.39672800
Longitude -2.63737600
OS Easting 357715
OS Northing 0389067
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 Chapelford and Old Hall
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
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 E33007009
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 010C
Output Area / Small Area 5A2