Postcode WA6 0AD (Cheshire West and Chester)

Map showing WA6 0AD and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA6 0AD is located in Cheshire West and Chester It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA6 0AD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA6 0AD is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.2 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 WA6 0AD as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to WA6 0AD is Priestner Drive which is centered 33 m away.

The nearest bus stop is District Garage and is 122 m away. The closest railway station is Helsby Rail Station, 140 m away.

The closest primary school to WA6 0AD (for ages 11 and under) is Helsby Hillside Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 25, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Helsby High School. The last OFSTED inspection on May 22, 2018 rated this school as Good

The nearest takeaway food is available from Asian Station and is 1.09 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 2, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 33.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 5.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 75% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for WA6 0AD is covered by the Cheshire police force association and Western Cheshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA6 0AD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA6 0AD, and the approximate distance away.

Priestner Drive 33 m
Coppins Close 76 m
Station Avenue 95 m
Sandringham Avenue 130 m
Balmoral Drive 131 m
Crescent Drive 153 m
Lodge Hollow 167 m
Mountain View 180 m
Bridge Side Drive 200 m
Beech Tree Walk 220 m
Hawkstone Grove 239 m
The Heights 245 m
Kings Drive 251 m
Vale Gardens 256 m
Red Stone Hill 265 m


Information about the postcode WA6 0AD

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 WA6 0AD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Helsby Hillside Primary School Good
(November 25, 2021)
918 m
Helsby High School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.37 km
Horn's Mill Primary School Good
(February 5, 2019)
1.47 km
Alvanley and Manley Village School Good
(December 3, 2019)
1.85 km
Elton Primary School Requires improvement
(September 18, 2019)
3.13 km
Frodsham CofE Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
3.71 km
St Luke's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2009)
3.96 km
Frodsham Manor House Primary School Good
(November 27, 2018)
4.34 km
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School Special Measures
(July 16, 2021)
4.6 km
Kingsley Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(December 6, 2016)
5.12 km
Weston Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
5.61 km
Weston Point Community Primary School Outstanding
(January 31, 2013)
5.94 km
The Cavendish High Academy Outstanding
(March 7, 2017)
5.98 km
Hope Corner School Good
(January 31, 2018)
6.09 km
Kingsley St John's CofE (VA) Primary School Good
(November 28, 2018)
6.22 km
Ashton Hayes Primary School Good
(February 28, 2017)
6.27 km
Beechwood Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
6.31 km
The Heath School Good
(September 13, 2017)
6.37 km
Hillview Primary School Good
(June 26, 2018)
6.39 km
iMap Centre Good
(June 27, 2019)
6.52 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA6 0AD - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
ROCKHAVEN (B & B) Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 3, 2017
321 m
LONDONDERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 13, 2017
601 m
THE PLAYCENTRE @ LONDONDERRY PRIMARY Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 15, 2016
601 m
Newtownards Foodbank Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
825 m
Very Good
November 11, 2017
825 m
BEES NEES EARLY YEARS CENTRE Other catering premises Exempt
May 2, 2012
854 m
GLENBROOK NURSERY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 27, 2018
854 m
Today's Glenard Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 7, 2019
854 m
Very Good
March 3, 2016
988 m
NORTH DOWN CFC Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 3, 2017
1.07 km
Asian Station Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 2, 2018
1.09 km
Eurospar (Hardford Link) Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 16, 2018
1.09 km
H&J Carnduff (Hardford Link) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
1.09 km
JOHN DORY'S Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
1.09 km
WINEMARK Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 31, 2017
1.09 km
Very Good
March 28, 2022
1.11 km
THE ARK OPEN FARM/COTTAGE CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 5, 2019
1.11 km
WILLIAM STREET CHILDRENS UNIT Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
February 17, 2014
1.11 km
Very Good
February 16, 2015
1.18 km
SHUTTLEFIELD FOLD (FOLD HSG ASSOC) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 15, 2012
1.2 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA6 0AD - Data from Apr 2022

District Garage Bus Stop/Station 122 m
District Garage Bus Stop/Station 138 m
Railway Inn Bus Stop/Station 217 m
Railway Inn Bus Stop/Station 229 m
The Robin Hood Bus Stop/Station 337 m
High School Taxi Rank 1.59 km
High Street Taxi Rank 3.81 km
Helsby Rail Station Rail 140 m
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 3.03 km
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 3.18 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 9.08 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.22 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.25 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA6 0AD - Data from Dec 2021

Helsby Hill Hill Or Mountain 395 m
Helsby Quarry Woodland Park Woodland Or Forest 677 m
Harmers Wood Woodland Or Forest 878 m
Helsby Marsh Wetland 1.05 km
Lordship Marsh Wetland 1.57 km
Hollytree Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.75 km
Woodhouses Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Foxhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km
Woodhouse Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.22 km
Ridgeway Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km
Snidley Moor Woodland Or Forest 2.48 km
Ince Marshes Wetland 2.67 km
Frodsham Marsh Wetland 3.03 km
Overton Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.14 km
Wheeldon Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.19 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA6 0AD - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 23.4 Mbps 33.3 Mbps 66.13 Mbps
Upload 1.3 Mbps 5.7 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 20.7 1
30-300 Mbps 75% 54.3 11.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -


Country England
Latitude 53.27445000
Longitude -2.76891400
OS Easting 348822
OS Northing 0375550
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
Weaver Vale
Electoral Ward Helsby
Local Authority District Cheshire West and Chester
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 E06000050
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


NHS England Region North West
Primary Care Trust
Western Cheshire
Cancer Alliance Cheshire and Merseyside
Strategic Health Authority
North West
Sustainability and Transformation
Cheshire and Merseyside
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Cheshire CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Rural residents
Group: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Renting rural retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Helsby BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33007672
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cheshire West and Chester 015
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cheshire West and Chester 015D
Output Area / Small Area 1C2