Postcode WA8 0AL (Halton)

Map showing WA8 0AL and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA8 0AL is located in Halton It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA8 0AL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA8 0AL is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.2 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 WA8 0AL as Constrained city dwellers > White communities > Challenged transitionaries.

The closest road name to WA8 0AL is Christie Street which is centered 11 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Page Lane and is 79 m away. The closest railway station is Hough Green Rail Station, 3.99 km away.

The closest primary school to WA8 0AL (for ages 11 and under) is St John Fisher Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 22, 2018.

The local pub for residents of WA8 0AL is BALLYHOLME YACHT CLUB and is 4.16 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 14, 2014. The nearest takeaway food is available from SUBURBAN and is 4.36 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on May 8, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 57.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.4 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.2 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA8 0AL is covered by the Cheshire police force association and Halton and St Helens is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA8 0AL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA8 0AL, and the approximate distance away.

Christie Street 11 m
Harris Street 46 m
St Ambrose Road 83 m
Halton View Road 89 m
Brierley Terrace 92 m
Hargreaves Court 103 m
Sussex Street 132 m
Houghton Close 169 m
Warrington Road 172 m
Frank Street 180 m
Plumpton Mews 180 m
Norland Street 181 m
East Street 184 m
Houghton Street 205 m
Castle Street 212 m


Information about the postcode WA8 0AL

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 WA8 0AL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School Good
(February 22, 2018)
297 m
Brookfields School 615 m
Fairfield Primary School Good
(February 20, 2019)
619 m
St Bede's Catholic Junior School Good
(February 5, 2020)
1.06 km
St Bede's Catholic Infant School Outstanding
(May 7, 2008)
1.06 km
Moorfield Primary School Good
(October 3, 2019)
1.11 km
St Gerard's Catholic Primary and Nursery School Good
(November 4, 2021)
1.33 km
Simms Cross Primary School 1.35 km
Wade Deacon High School 1.37 km
Riverside College Halton Outstanding
(March 11, 2020)
1.59 km
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic High School Good
(June 28, 2017)
1.65 km
Farnworth Church of England Controlled Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
1.74 km
Lunts Heath Primary School Outstanding
(July 2, 2014)
1.77 km
Ditton Primary School 2.35 km
Chesnut Lodge Special School Good
(July 18, 2017)
2.47 km
Ashley High School Outstanding
(November 13, 2019)
2.58 km
Widnes Academy Good
(January 24, 2018)
2.88 km
Ormiston Chadwick Academy Outstanding
(December 14, 2016)
2.95 km
St Edward's Catholic Primary School Good
(June 20, 2017)
3.43 km
Runcorn All Saints CofE Primary School Good
(June 10, 2016)
3.51 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA8 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
3.15 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
3.15 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
3.15 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
3.4 km
BALLOO HOUSE RESIDENTIAL HOME Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
3.91 km
Boat House Dining Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2017
4.08 km
JAMAICA INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 12, 2017
4.08 km
Salty Pup Food Truck Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
4.08 km
BALLYHOLME YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 14, 2014
4.16 km
The Esplanade Bar and Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 13, 2020
4.22 km
ROYAL ULSTER YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 12, 2012
4.24 km
Tom Corran (Caterer, RUYC) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2018
4.24 km
BALLYHOLME LOCAL MEATS Retailers - other 3
September 18, 2017
4.24 km
BAYLANDS COFFEE COMPANY Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 6, 2017
4.24 km
SEAVIEW HOUSE Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 24, 2017
4.28 km
Starfish Cafe/ Cairn Bay Lodge Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 3
March 9, 2017
4.28 km
Very Good
June 13, 2017
4.3 km
Very Good
March 25, 2019
4.35 km
ROY NESBITT NEWSAGENTS Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 15, 2017
4.36 km
SUBURBAN Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 8, 2018
4.36 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA8 0AL - Data from Apr 2022

Page Lane Bus Stop/Station 79 m
Halton View Road Bus Stop/Station 113 m
Halton View Road Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Page Lane Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Warrington Road Bus Stop/Station 153 m
VICTORIA SQUARE Taxi Rank 1.56 km
Hough Green Rail Station Rail 3.99 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 10.08 km
Terminal Two Access Air 29 km
Terminal Two Access Air 29.04 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA8 0AL - Data from Dec 2021

The Hempstones Wetland 1.92 km
Hempstones Point Wetland 1.98 km
Spike Island Island 2.22 km
Astmoor Salt Marsh Wetland 2.31 km
Runcorn Sands Wetland 2.4 km
Cuerdley Marsh Wetland 2.49 km
Wigg Island Island 2.65 km
Bold Heath Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.06 km
School Lane Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.06 km
Church Bank Wetland 3.33 km
Round Chevaral Wetland 3.39 km
Pex Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.43 km
Eccles Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.46 km
Haddock's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
Norbury's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.5 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA8 0AL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 66.5 Mbps 57.6 Mbps 79.91 Mbps
Upload 19.4 Mbps 15.4 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 9 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 13 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 61.7 16.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

49 meters consuming 451,243 kWh - mean 9,209 kWh : median 9,091 kWh

Electricity Consumption

47 meters consuming 103,968 kWh - mean 2,212 kWh : median 1,986 kWh

Energy usage data for WA8 0AL - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.37215300
Longitude -2.71515100
OS Easting 352516
OS Northing 0386382
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 Halton View
Local Authority District Halton
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Liverpool City Region
Local Learning and Skills Council Greater Merseyside

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000006
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


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

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Constrained city dwellers
Group: White communities
Subgroup: Challenged transitionaries
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Widnes BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33006917
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Halton 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Halton 003C
Output Area / Small Area 7C1