Postcode WA5 3EF (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 3EF and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 3EF is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA5 3EF is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 3EF is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.4 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 3EF as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to WA5 3EF is Wroxham Road which is centered 104 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Philips Drive and is 52 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station, 3.86 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 3EF (for ages 11 and under) is Park Road Community 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 3EF is The Vulcan Inn and is 5.43 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on October 25, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 112.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.5 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 2.3 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Wroxham Road 104 m
Sunnyside 128 m
Ranworth Road 164 m
Philips Drive 168 m
Hall Terrace 170 m
Snowdon Close 189 m
Thetford Road 202 m
North View 204 m
Park Road 206 m
Greenway 207 m
Norfolk Drive 213 m
Duncansby Crescent 224 m
Cromdale Way 253 m
Princess Avenue 261 m
Sheringham Road 283 m


Information about the postcode WA5 3EF

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 3EF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Park Road Community Primary School 0 m
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
556 m
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
731 m
Penketh Primary School 938 m
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
997 m
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
1.13 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
1.26 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.43 km
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 19, 2019)
1.65 km
Penketh South Community Primary School 1.65 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.92 km
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
2.28 km
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 2.47 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
2.55 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 2.97 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
2.97 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
3.28 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
3.34 km
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
3.42 km
Moorfield Primary School Good
(October 3, 2019)
3.67 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.43 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.43 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
5.47 km
Linear Park Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
5.81 km
Convenience Store & Off Licence Retailers - other 3
March 5, 2019
5.85 km
Education by CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
5.89 km
Wargrave House School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2018
5.89 km
Hollowood Chemists Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
August 22, 2019
5.91 km
Newton Community Hospital Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
5.91 km
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
5.91 km
Wargrave Hacienda Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
May 17, 2017
5.92 km
Wargrave Primary School School/college/university 4
December 9, 2021
5.94 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
5.96 km
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
6.01 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
6.01 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
6.01 km
H&M Distribution Distributors/Transporters Exempt
July 19, 2018
6.01 km
Mr Curly Top (N651 DFY) Mobile caterer Exempt
March 5, 2020
6.01 km
Mr Curly Top (Pink Trailer) Mobile caterer Exempt
August 22, 2016
6.01 km
Mr Curly Top (Red trailer) Mobile caterer Exempt
August 22, 2016
6.01 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Philips Drive Bus Stop/Station 52 m
Philips Drive Bus Stop/Station 75 m
Princess Avenue Bus Stop/Station 247 m
Princess Avenue Bus Stop/Station 259 m
Charles Avenue Bus Stop/Station 331 m
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.87 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 3.86 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 4.35 km
St Helens Junction Rail Station Rail 5.13 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 14.54 km
Terminal Two Access Air 25.4 km
Terminal Two Access Air 25.45 km

Nearby Nature

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

Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 1.2 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
South Park Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Duck Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Big Wood Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Booth's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 2.38 km
Penketh Bank Wetland 2.38 km
Richmond Bank Wetland 2.43 km
Eccles Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.47 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Plain Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Old Hall Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA5 3EF - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 74.8 Mbps 112.9 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 12.5 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 12 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 93 11.7
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

22 meters consuming 334,747 kWh - mean 15,216 kWh : median 13,872 kWh

Electricity Consumption

22 meters consuming 79,155 kWh - mean 3,598 kWh : median 3,153 kWh

Energy usage data for WA5 3EF - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.39473400
Longitude -2.65859500
OS Easting 356302
OS Northing 0388858
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 North and Whittle 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: 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 E33007037
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 015A
Output Area / Small Area 6B3