Postcode WA6 0AE (Cheshire West and Chester)

Map showing WA6 0AE and nearby postcodes

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

WA6 0AE 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 0AE as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to WA6 0AE is Station Avenue which is centered 52 m away.

The nearest bus stop is District Garage and is 174 m away. The closest railway station is Helsby Rail Station, 52 m away.

The closest primary school to WA6 0AE (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 1.1 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 2, 2018.

100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for WA6 0AE 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 0AE and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Station Avenue 52 m
Balmoral Drive 99 m
Priestner Drive 102 m
Lodge Hollow 104 m
Coppins Close 165 m
Bridge Side Drive 176 m
Mountain View 179 m
Lower Rake Lane 208 m
Sandringham Avenue 218 m
Crescent Drive 230 m
Kings Drive 244 m
Vale Gardens 247 m
Beech Tree Walk 307 m
Wroxham Close 329 m
Hallastone Road 388 m


Information about the postcode WA6 0AE

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 0AE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Helsby Hillside Primary School Good
(November 25, 2021)
971 m
Helsby High School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.42 km
Horn's Mill Primary School Good
(February 5, 2019)
1.5 km
Alvanley and Manley Village School Good
(December 3, 2019)
1.93 km
Elton Primary School Requires improvement
(September 18, 2019)
3.06 km
Frodsham CofE Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
3.76 km
St Luke's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2009)
3.99 km
Frodsham Manor House Primary School Good
(November 27, 2018)
4.37 km
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School Special Measures
(July 16, 2021)
4.62 km
Kingsley Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(December 6, 2016)
5.2 km
Weston Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
5.6 km
Weston Point Community Primary School Outstanding
(January 31, 2013)
5.91 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)
6.3 km
Beechwood Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
6.32 km
Ashton Hayes Primary School Good
(February 28, 2017)
6.34 km
The Heath School Good
(September 13, 2017)
6.36 km
Hillview Primary School Good
(June 26, 2018)
6.41 km
iMap Centre Good
(June 27, 2019)
6.55 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
ROCKHAVEN (B & B) Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 3, 2017
287 m
LONDONDERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 13, 2017
624 m
THE PLAYCENTRE @ LONDONDERRY PRIMARY Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 15, 2016
624 m
Newtownards Foodbank Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
838 m
Very Good
November 11, 2017
838 m
BEES NEES EARLY YEARS CENTRE Other catering premises Exempt
May 2, 2012
898 m
GLENBROOK NURSERY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 27, 2018
898 m
Today's Glenard Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 7, 2019
898 m
Very Good
March 3, 2016
1.06 km
NORTH DOWN CFC Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 3, 2017
1.08 km
Asian Station Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 2, 2018
1.1 km
Eurospar (Hardford Link) Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 16, 2018
1.1 km
H&J Carnduff (Hardford Link) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
1.1 km
JOHN DORY'S Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
1.1 km
WINEMARK Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 31, 2017
1.1 km
WILLIAM STREET CHILDRENS UNIT Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
February 17, 2014
1.14 km
Very Good
March 28, 2022
1.16 km
THE ARK OPEN FARM/COTTAGE CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 5, 2019
1.16 km
SHUTTLEFIELD FOLD (FOLD HSG ASSOC) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 15, 2012
1.24 km
HAWLMARK BOMBARDIER Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 8, 2014
1.25 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

District Garage Bus Stop/Station 174 m
District Garage Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Railway Inn Bus Stop/Station 248 m
Railway Inn Bus Stop/Station 265 m
The Robin Hood Bus Stop/Station 387 m
High School Taxi Rank 1.64 km
High Street Taxi Rank 3.84 km
Helsby Rail Station Rail 52 m
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 2.95 km
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 3.1 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 9 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.28 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.3 km

Nearby Nature

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

Helsby Hill Hill Or Mountain 481 m
Helsby Quarry Woodland Park Woodland Or Forest 749 m
Helsby Marsh Wetland 964 m
Harmers Wood Woodland Or Forest 966 m
Lordship Marsh Wetland 1.51 km
Hollytree Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Woodhouses Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Foxhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
Woodhouse Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.29 km
Ridgeway Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Snidley Moor Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Ince Marshes Wetland 2.58 km
Frodsham Marsh Wetland 3.02 km
Overton Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.2 km
Wheeldon Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.28 km


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

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 100%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
Latitude 53.27487500
Longitude -2.77003100
OS Easting 348748
OS Northing 0375598
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