Postcode WA6 0AU (Cheshire West and Chester)

Map showing WA6 0AU and nearby postcodes

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

WA6 0AU 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 0AU as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to WA6 0AU is Queens Drive which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Robin Hood and is 56 m away. The closest railway station is Helsby Rail Station, 376 m away.

The closest primary school to WA6 0AU (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 806 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 2, 2018.

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

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.3 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Queens Drive 82 m
Lionheart Court 104 m
Parkfield Drive 167 m
Kings Drive 173 m
Lower Robin Hood Lane 185 m
Mountain View 187 m
Crescent Drive 194 m
Springfield Avenue 261 m
Meadow Close 288 m
Coppins Close 288 m
Sandringham Avenue 303 m
Lodge Hollow 314 m
Greenway Close 328 m
Beech Tree Walk 349 m
Alvanley Road 452 m


Information about the postcode WA6 0AU

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 0AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Helsby Hillside Primary School Good
(November 25, 2021)
1.12 km
Horn's Mill Primary School Good
(February 5, 2019)
1.17 km
Helsby High School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.58 km
Alvanley and Manley Village School Good
(December 3, 2019)
1.64 km
Elton Primary School Requires improvement
(September 18, 2019)
3.07 km
Frodsham CofE Primary School Good
(February 26, 2020)
3.91 km
St Luke's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2009)
4.18 km
Frodsham Manor House Primary School Good
(November 27, 2018)
4.57 km
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School Special Measures
(July 16, 2021)
4.85 km
Kingsley Community Primary School and Nursery Good
(December 6, 2016)
5.16 km
Weston Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
5.91 km
Ashton Hayes Primary School Good
(February 28, 2017)
6.01 km
iMap Centre Good
(June 27, 2019)
6.22 km
Weston Point Community Primary School Outstanding
(January 31, 2013)
6.24 km
Kingsley St John's CofE (VA) Primary School Good
(November 28, 2018)
6.26 km
The Cavendish High Academy Outstanding
(March 7, 2017)
6.26 km
Hope Corner School Good
(January 31, 2018)
6.38 km
Beechwood Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
6.58 km
Hillview Primary School Good
(June 26, 2018)
6.66 km
The Heath School Good
(September 13, 2017)
6.66 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
ROCKHAVEN (B & B) Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 3, 2017
265 m
LONDONDERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 13, 2017
305 m
THE PLAYCENTRE @ LONDONDERRY PRIMARY Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 15, 2016
305 m
Newtownards Foodbank Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
538 m
Very Good
November 11, 2017
538 m
BEES NEES EARLY YEARS CENTRE Other catering premises Exempt
May 2, 2012
554 m
GLENBROOK NURSERY SCHOOL School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 27, 2018
554 m
Today's Glenard Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
March 7, 2019
554 m
Very Good
March 3, 2016
735 m
NORTH DOWN CFC Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 3, 2017
792 m
Asian Station Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 2, 2018
806 m
Eurospar (Hardford Link) Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 16, 2018
806 m
H&J Carnduff (Hardford Link) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
806 m
JOHN DORY'S Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 15, 2018
806 m
WINEMARK Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 31, 2017
806 m
WILLIAM STREET CHILDRENS UNIT Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
February 17, 2014
807 m
SHUTTLEFIELD FOLD (FOLD HSG ASSOC) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 15, 2012
898 m
HAWLMARK BOMBARDIER Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 8, 2014
918 m
TUK TUK COFFEE HOUSE & BISTRO Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
February 19, 2020
937 m
Very Good
February 16, 2015
941 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

The Robin Hood Bus Stop/Station 56 m
District Garage Bus Stop/Station 168 m
District Garage Bus Stop/Station 181 m
The Robin Hood Bus Stop/Station 193 m
Crossland Terrace Bus Stop/Station 373 m
High School Taxi Rank 1.79 km
High Street Taxi Rank 4.06 km
Helsby Rail Station Rail 376 m
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 3.01 km
Ince & Elton Rail Station Rail 3.15 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 9.28 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.37 km
Terminal Two Access Air 34.4 km

Nearby Nature

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

Helsby Quarry Woodland Park Woodland Or Forest 455 m
Helsby Hill Hill Or Mountain 477 m
Harmers Wood Woodland Or Forest 853 m
Helsby Marsh Wetland 1.13 km
Hollytree Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Lordship Marsh Wetland 1.85 km
Woodhouses Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km
Foxhill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.99 km
Ridgeway Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Woodhouse Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.32 km
Snidley Moor Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Ince Marshes Wetland 2.79 km
Wheeldon Copse Woodland Or Forest 3.07 km
Overton Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.32 km
Frodsham Marsh Wetland 3.33 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA6 0AU - 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%

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 52,082 kWh - mean 8,680 kWh : median 8,223 kWh

Electricity Consumption

7 meters consuming 16,669 kWh - mean 2,381 kWh : median 2,773 kWh

Energy usage data for WA6 0AU - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.27178400
Longitude -2.76985500
OS Easting 348756
OS Northing 0375254
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: White suburban communities
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 E33007673
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 6B2