Postcode WA8 7QS (Halton)

Map showing WA8 7QS and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA8 7QS is located in Halton It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA8 7QS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA8 7QS is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.1 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 7QS as Hard-pressed living > Industrious communities > Industrious hardship.

The closest road name to WA8 7QS is Charles Street which is centered 54 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Milton Road and is 157 m away. The closest railway station is Hough Green Rail Station, 2.9 km away.

The closest primary school to WA8 7QS (for ages 11 and under) is Simms Cross Primary School.

The local pub for residents of WA8 7QS is ROYAL ULSTER YACHT CLUB and is 3.31 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 12, 2012.

Policing for WA8 7QS 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 7QS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA8 7QS, and the approximate distance away.

Charles Street 54 m
Carlton Street 106 m
Kingsway 125 m
Sharp Street 141 m
Mottershead Close 168 m
Milton Road 175 m
Prince's Street 183 m
Mottershead Road 183 m
Sinclair Avenue 218 m
Wavertree Avenue 251 m
Mond Road 251 m
Wallace Street 251 m
Widnes Road 257 m
Gladstone Street 268 m
Frederick Street 286 m


Information about the postcode WA8 7QS

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 7QS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Simms Cross Primary School 0 m
Riverside College Halton Outstanding
(March 11, 2020)
270 m
St Gerard's Catholic Primary and Nursery School Good
(November 4, 2021)
516 m
St Bede's Catholic Junior School Good
(February 5, 2020)
576 m
St Bede's Catholic Infant School Outstanding
(May 7, 2008)
576 m
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic High School Good
(June 28, 2017)
945 m
Wade Deacon High School 1.03 km
Fairfield Primary School Good
(February 20, 2019)
1.08 km
Ditton Primary School 1.29 km
Chesnut Lodge Special School Good
(July 18, 2017)
1.39 km
Ashley High School Outstanding
(November 13, 2019)
1.49 km
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School Good
(February 22, 2018)
1.63 km
Widnes Academy Good
(January 24, 2018)
1.85 km
Ormiston Chadwick Academy Outstanding
(December 14, 2016)
1.9 km
Brookfields School 1.95 km
Farnworth Church of England Controlled Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
2.06 km
St Michaels Catholic Primary School Good
(February 20, 2019)
2.2 km
Lunts Heath Primary School Outstanding
(July 2, 2014)
2.27 km
Moorfield Primary School Good
(October 3, 2019)
2.32 km
Runcorn All Saints CofE Primary School Good
(June 10, 2016)
2.6 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA8 7QS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Boat House Dining Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2017
3.15 km
JAMAICA INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 12, 2017
3.15 km
Salty Pup Food Truck Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
3.15 km
COTTAGE KITCHEN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2020
3.26 km
SPAR Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2016
3.26 km
THE GROOMSPORT INN Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2020
3.26 km
ROYAL ULSTER YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 12, 2012
3.31 km
Tom Corran (Caterer, RUYC) Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 19, 2018
3.31 km
BALLYHOLME YACHT CLUB Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 14, 2014
3.35 km
BAYVIEW BED & BREAKFAST Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
September 21, 2017
3.41 km
HARGREAVES HOUSE Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
July 27, 2017
3.41 km
SEAVIEW HOUSE Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 24, 2017
3.47 km
Starfish Cafe/ Cairn Bay Lodge Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 3
March 9, 2017
3.47 km
The Stables Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 9, 2021
3.53 km
The Esplanade Bar and Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 13, 2020
3.54 km
SALTY DOG HOTEL AND BISTRO Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
January 25, 2022
3.56 km
THE GUILLEMOT Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 23, 2015
3.56 km
The Guillemot Deli Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 20, 2020
3.56 km
ABBEYFIELD UK (NI) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 10, 2017
3.57 km
Very Good
September 22, 2017
3.62 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA8 7QS - Data from Apr 2022

Milton Road Bus Stop/Station 157 m
Milton Road Bus Stop/Station 196 m
Halton College Bus Stop/Station 200 m
VINE STREET Bus Stop/Station 218 m
SIMMS CROSS Bus Stop/Station 248 m
MARKET STREET Taxi Rank 460 m
MARKET STREET Taxi Rank 460 m
Hough Green Rail Station Rail 2.9 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 8.74 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.17 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.21 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA8 7QS - Data from Dec 2021

Spike Island Island 1.3 km
Runcorn Sands Wetland 1.92 km
Church Bank Wetland 2.31 km
Hempstones Point Wetland 2.37 km
The Hempstones Wetland 2.54 km
Hale Road Woods Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Astmoor Salt Marsh Wetland 2.7 km
Wigg Island Island 2.91 km
Big Pool Inland Water 3.11 km
Clincton Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.16 km
Cuerdley Marsh Wetland 3.31 km
Pex Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.37 km
The Field Woodland Or Forest 3.37 km
Haddock's Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.71 km
Cronton Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.76 km


Country England
Latitude 53.36606800
Longitude -2.73272200
OS Easting 351340
OS Northing 0385717
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 Central & West Bank
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Industrious communities
Subgroup: Industrious 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 E33006920
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Halton 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Halton 005C
Output Area / Small Area 8A2