Postcode WA6 0AF (Cheshire West and Chester)

Map showing WA6 0AF and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA6 0AF is located in Cheshire West and Chester It was introduced in October 2010 and is an active postcode. WA6 0AF is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA6 0AF is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.9 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 0AF as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WA6 0AF is Dalecroft which is centered 132 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hapsford Lane and is 203 m away. The closest railway station is Helsby Rail Station, 1.9 km away.

The closest primary school to WA6 0AF (for ages 11 and under) is Horn's Mill Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 5, 2019. 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

100% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Dalecroft 132 m
Moor Court 148 m
Moor Lane 153 m
Cash Lane 320 m
Common Lane 412 m
Hapsford Lane 605 m
Chester Road 1.22 km
B5132 5.76 km
A5117 6.62 km
M56 15.77 km
A525 27.82 km
A56 48.99 km
A49 50.04 km
M6 56.72 km
A6 69.21 km


Information about the postcode WA6 0AF

Introduction October 2010
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 0AF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Horn's Mill Primary School Good
(February 5, 2019)
1.33 km
Elton Primary School Requires improvement
(September 18, 2019)
1.82 km
Alvanley and Manley Village School Good
(December 3, 2019)
2.63 km
Helsby Hillside Primary School Good
(November 25, 2021)
2.86 km
Helsby High School Good
(May 22, 2018)
3.32 km
iMap Centre Good
(June 27, 2019)
5.3 km
Mickle Trafford Village School Outstanding
(June 8, 2009)
5.49 km
Frodsham CofE Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
5.65 km
St Luke's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2009)
5.91 km
Ashton Hayes Primary School Good
(February 28, 2017)
6.01 km
Frodsham Manor House Primary School Good
(November 27, 2018)
6.29 km
St Bernard's Roman Catholic Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
6.48 km
The Oaks Community Primary School Good
(February 7, 2019)
6.51 km
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School Special Measures
(July 16, 2021)
6.54 km
Barrow CofE Primary School Good
(February 16, 2017)
6.6 km
The Hammond 6.68 km
Kingsley Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(December 6, 2016)
6.72 km
Wolverham Primary and Nursery School 6.73 km
Guilden Sutton CofE Primary School Outstanding
(September 20, 2017)
6.78 km
Cambridge Road Community Primary and Nursery School Good
(July 18, 2017)
7.1 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Lakeland Dairy Sales Ltd - ROI Importers/Exporters Exempt
93 m
Lakeland Dairy Sales Ltd - UK Importers/Exporters Exempt
93 m
SODEXO LTD (PRITCHITT FOODS) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 10, 2014
93 m
SCRABO ISLES NURSING HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 6, 2021
729 m
IKIDS DAY NURSERY Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 21, 2019
804 m
KFC Newtownards Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
804 m
FARMBOX Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2014
808 m
ARGOS LTD Retailers - other Exempt
March 28, 2013
1 km
ASDA FILLING STATION Retailers - other Exempt
March 29, 2012
1 km
ASDA LTD Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 8, 2017
1 km
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
March 28, 2014
1 km
CARD FACTORY Retailers - other Exempt
June 9, 2017
1 km
COSTA COFFEE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 30, 2017
1 km
Daisy's Delights Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 1, 2017
1 km
Del Piero's Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 6, 2019
1 km
GAME RETAIL LTD Retailers - other Exempt
November 20, 2017
1 km
HOLLAND AND BARRETT Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 9, 2017
1 km
Holywood Leisure Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 26, 2018
1 km
HOME FARM CAFE Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 27, 2015
1 km
ICELAND Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 12, 2017
1 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Hapsford Lane Bus Stop/Station 203 m
Moor Lane Bus Stop/Station 232 m
Hapsford Lane Bus Stop/Station 893 m
Chester Services Coach Stop Bus Stop/Station 908 m
Hapsford Lane Bus Stop/Station 929 m
High School Taxi Rank 3.53 km
Helsby Rail Station Rail 1.9 km
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 1.93 km
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 2.05 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 9.12 km
Terminal Two Access Air 36.1 km
Terminal Two Access Air 36.12 km

Nearby Nature

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

Helsby Marsh Wetland 1.58 km
Helsby Quarry Woodland Park Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Helsby Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.22 km
Harmers Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Ince Marshes Wetland 2.65 km
Lordship Marsh Wetland 2.96 km
Hollytree Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.04 km
Barnhouse Fox Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.15 km
Foxhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Woodhouses Woodland Or Forest 3.71 km
Ridgeway Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.75 km
Woodhouse Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.03 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 4.1 km
Siddall's Hill Hill Or Mountain 4.14 km
Snidley Moor Woodland Or Forest 4.15 km


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

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


Country England
Latitude 53.26462000
Longitude -2.79313000
OS Easting 347195
OS Northing 0374474
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
Electoral Ward Sandstone
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 Chester


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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33007266
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Cheshire West and Chester 022
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Cheshire West and Chester 022A
Output Area / Small Area 5A2