Postcode WA5 8UE (Warrington)

Map showing WA5 8UE and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA5 8UE is located in Warrington It was introduced in June 2001 and is an active postcode. WA5 8UE is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA5 8UE is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.6 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 8UE as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Comfortable suburbia.

The closest road name to WA5 8UE is Westbrook Centre which is centered 65 m away.

The nearest bus stop is UCI Cinema and is 184 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Central Rail Station, 3.18 km away.

The closest primary school to WA5 8UE (for ages 11 and under) is St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on March 28, 2018. 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 8UE is The Vulcan Inn and is 3.49 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 4.32 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 6, 2019.

Policing for WA5 8UE 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 8UE and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA5 8UE, and the approximate distance away.

Westbrook Centre 65 m
Volans Drive 192 m
Pegasus Drive 251 m
Carina Park 261 m
Octans Road 264 m
Hydra Close 274 m
Westbrook Way 277 m
Westbrook Crescent 277 m
Garwood Close 313 m
Luna Grove 314 m
Ward Close 318 m
Vela Close 321 m
Barford Close 357 m
Blackshaw Drive 372 m
Cartier Close 416 m


Information about the postcode WA5 8UE

Introduction June 2001
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 8UE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Philip (Westbrook) CofE Aided Primary School Good
(March 28, 2018)
0 m
Westbrook Old Hall Primary School 989 m
Callands Community Primary School Outstanding
(March 9, 2016)
1.18 km
Chapelford Village Primary School 1.31 km
Barrow Hall Community Primary School Good
(February 26, 2019)
1.57 km
Dallam Community Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
1.7 km
Sankey Valley St James Church of England Primary School Good
(June 24, 2021)
1.8 km
Bewsey Lodge Primary School Good
(October 6, 2021)
1.9 km
St Gregory's Catholic High School Good
(November 27, 2019)
2.07 km
Great Sankey High School Good
(September 20, 2017)
2.09 km
Park Road Community Primary School 2.28 km
Great Sankey Primary School Good
(September 16, 2021)
2.38 km
Warrington St Barnabas CofE Primary School Good
(December 13, 2018)
2.39 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Good
(June 16, 2017)
2.43 km
St Alban's Catholic Primary School Good
(December 14, 2017)
2.46 km
Penketh High School Good
(February 26, 2020)
2.55 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
2.66 km
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Good
(January 9, 2020)
2.67 km
Evelyn Street Primary Academy and Nursery 2.77 km
St Paul of the Cross Catholic Primary School Good
(July 7, 2021)
2.89 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA5 8UE - Data from Apr 2022

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

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA5 8UE - Data from Apr 2022

UCI Cinema Bus Stop/Station 184 m
UCI Cinema Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Seven Woods Bus Stop/Station 243 m
Asda Bus Stop/Station 244 m
Asda Bus Stop/Station 261 m
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.17 km
Sankey Street Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.19 km
Bank Quay Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 3.21 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 3.18 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 3.2 km
Earlestown Rail Station Rail 4.78 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 16.74 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.93 km
Terminal Two Access Air 23.98 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA5 8UE - Data from Dec 2021

Mary Ann Pond Inland Water 295 m
Mary Ann's Lane Plantation Woodland Or Forest 412 m
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 684 m
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 765 m
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 820 m
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 911 m
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 978 m
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
Jacklegs Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.34 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.34 km
Lingley Mere Pond Inland Water 2.38 km
Coney Grove Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
Finch's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.93 km
Big Wood Belt Woodland Or Forest 3.05 km
Alder Root Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km


Country England
Latitude 53.40819300
Longitude -2.63280800
OS Easting 358030
OS Northing 0390338
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 North
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: Suburbanites
Group: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Comfortable suburbia
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 E33003316
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 010A
Output Area / Small Area 6A2