Postcode WA8 4SZ (Halton)

Map showing WA8 4SZ and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA8 4SZ is located in Halton It was introduced in July 1995 and is an active postcode. WA8 4SZ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA8 4SZ is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0.2 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 4SZ as Constrained city dwellers > Challenged diversity > Multi-ethnic hardship.

The closest road name to WA8 4SZ is Brookdale which is centered 105 m away.

The nearest bus stop is St. Basils and is 35 m away. The closest railway station is Hough Green Rail Station, 589 m away.

The closest primary school to WA8 4SZ (for ages 11 and under) is St Basil's Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 12, 2019.

The local pub for residents of WA8 4SZ is County Antrim Yacht Club and is 4.81 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 8, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Jess's Plaice and is 4.85 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on July 23, 2020.

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

Policing for WA8 4SZ 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 4SZ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA8 4SZ, and the approximate distance away.

Brookdale 105 m
Bechers 165 m
Northern Lane 177 m
Brandon 194 m
Avon 205 m
Aire 213 m
Thornhills 214 m
Orchard Way 258 m
Alt 287 m
Arden 333 m
Eversley 362 m
Cherrysutton 369 m
Arley Drive 436 m
Hough Green Road 513 m
Stockswell Road 697 m


Information about the postcode WA8 4SZ

Introduction July 1995
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 4SZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Basil's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 12, 2019)
0 m
All Saints Upton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Requires improvement
(March 5, 2020)
300 m
St Michael with St Thomas CE Primary School 822 m
Oakfield Community Primary School Good
(September 30, 2021)
1.17 km
Ormiston Chadwick Academy Outstanding
(December 14, 2016)
1.28 km
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary School Good
(September 25, 2019)
1.35 km
Ashley High School Outstanding
(November 13, 2019)
1.7 km
Cronton Church of England Primary Academy 1.73 km
Chesnut Lodge Special School Good
(July 18, 2017)
1.79 km
Ditton Primary School 1.89 km
Holy Family Catholic Primary School Good
(November 14, 2018)
1.92 km
St Michaels Catholic Primary School Good
(February 20, 2019)
1.99 km
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic High School Good
(June 28, 2017)
2.47 km
Wade Deacon High School 2.76 km
Halebank CofE Primary School Good
(July 12, 2017)
3.02 km
St Bede's Catholic Junior School Good
(February 5, 2020)
3.11 km
St Bede's Catholic Infant School Outstanding
(May 7, 2008)
3.11 km
Farnworth Church of England Controlled Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
3.12 km
Riverside College Halton Outstanding
(March 11, 2020)
3.16 km
Simms Cross Primary School 3.18 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA8 4SZ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Cadie's Closet Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 19, 2019
4.09 km
Cable Service Station Retailers - other 4
March 18, 2021
4.41 km
County Antrim Yacht Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 8, 2022
4.81 km
Whitehead Private Nursing Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 10, 2020
4.81 km
AES Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 4, 2021
4.85 km
GUEST ACCOMMODATION Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 28, 2017
4.85 km
Coastal Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 24, 2021
4.85 km
Jess's Plaice Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 23, 2020
4.85 km
The Whistle Stop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 18, 2020
4.85 km
Minor Miracles Day Care Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 16, 2020
4.87 km
Grey Point Fort Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
4.92 km
Little Einstein's After School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 6, 2022
4.94 km
Cafe2u (oez) Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
4.95 km
Cafe2u (sez) Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
4.95 km
Cafe2u (vez) Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 7, 2021
4.95 km
John G Fleming Chemists Retailers - other Exempt
December 10, 2019
4.95 km
The Bank House Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
4.95 km
Banana Bunch Playgroup Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 2, 2019
5 km
Calwells Chemist Retailers - other Exempt
July 26, 2019
5 km
Foster's Fruit And Veg Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 18, 2021
5 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA8 4SZ - Data from Apr 2022

St. Basils Bus Stop/Station 35 m
St. Basils Bus Stop/Station 57 m
Thornhills Bus Stop/Station 225 m
Upton Community Centre Bus Stop/Station 310 m
Brookdale Bus Stop/Station 327 m
HOUGH GREEN ROAD Taxi Rank 320 m
HOUGH GREEN ROAD Taxi Rank 320 m
PRESCOT ROAD Taxi Rank 1.47 km
Hough Green Rail Station Rail 589 m
Halewood Rail Station Rail 3.89 km
Halewood Rail Station Rail 3.91 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 6.87 km
Terminal Two Access Air 33.08 km
Terminal Two Access Air 33.12 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA8 4SZ - Data from Dec 2021

George's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.44 km
Clincton Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
The Field Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
The Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Hale Road Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Brick Wall Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Cronton Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Green's Bridge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.46 km
Pex Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.49 km
Brook Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km
Brick Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Mill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.83 km
The Old Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.88 km
Fox Clump Woodland Or Forest 3.06 km
The Rough Woodland Or Forest 3.13 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA8 4SZ - 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 53.37763100
Longitude -2.77634900
OS Easting 348451
OS Northing 0387034
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 Hough Green
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: Challenged diversity
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic hardship
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 E33006919
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Halton 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Halton 004D
Output Area / Small Area 7A3