Postcode WA9 1NL (St. Helens)

Map showing WA9 1NL and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA9 1NL is located in St. Helens, in the county of Merseyside. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA9 1NL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA9 1NL is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 0 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 WA9 1NL as Hard-pressed living > Migration and churn > Young hard-pressed families.

The closest road name to WA9 1NL is O'keeffe Road which is centered 24 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Johnson Street and is 107 m away. The closest railway station is St Helens Central Rail Station, 799 m away.

The closest primary school to WA9 1NL (for ages 11 and under) is Merton Bank Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 21, 2017.

The local pub for residents of WA9 1NL is Union Inn and is 583 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on June 17, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Aalaya Foodee Box and is 884 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 128.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 17.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 82.6% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.6 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 WA9 1NL is covered by the Merseyside 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 WA9 1NL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA9 1NL, and the approximate distance away.

O'keeffe Road 24 m
Parlane Street 30 m
Wood Street 97 m
Varley Road 103 m
Williamson Avenue 147 m
Holly Bank Grove 148 m
Pocket Nook Street 157 m
Park Street 168 m
Bolton Close 169 m
Farnworth Street 169 m
Holly Bank Street 170 m
Knights Grange 174 m
Bolton Street 186 m
Johnson Street 188 m
Basin Crescent 217 m


Information about the postcode WA9 1NL

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 WA9 1NL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Merton Bank Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
251 m
Parish Church of England Primary School, St Helens Outstanding
(January 26, 2022)
802 m
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Good
(October 13, 2021)
825 m
St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Academy 905 m
Allanson Street Primary School Good
(March 20, 2019)
941 m
This Is My Education - TIME 1.1 km
Mill Green School Outstanding
(November 1, 2018)
1.13 km
Lansbury Bridge School Good
(January 22, 2020)
1.22 km
Ashurst Primary School Good
(November 6, 2019)
1.28 km
St. Mary's Catholic Primary Blackbrook Good
(October 4, 2017)
1.33 km
St Helens College Requires improvement
(January 17, 2020)
1.48 km
St Mary & St Thomas' CofE Primary School Outstanding
(February 27, 2019)
1.6 km
St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(July 2, 2014)
1.71 km
St Cuthbert's Catholic High School Good
(September 21, 2016)
1.85 km
Broad Oak Community Primary School Good
(March 14, 2019)
1.99 km
Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School Good
(April 25, 2019)
1.99 km
Robins Lane Community Primary School Good
(January 8, 2020)
2 km
Rivington Primary School Outstanding
(October 12, 2011)
2.24 km
Sutton Oak CofE Primary School Good
(November 1, 2017)
2.28 km
Carr Mill Primary School Good
(March 9, 2017)
2.37 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA9 1NL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Union Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
June 17, 2019
583 m
The Rockware Pub Pub/bar/nightclub 2
Needs Improvement
February 7, 2020
655 m
Little Einsteins Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
June 29, 2021
682 m
Slimming World - Angela McManus Retailers - other Exempt
714 m
Partners In Care Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
December 10, 2019
730 m
Capstone Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 21, 2020
749 m
Hippodrome Bingo Other catering premises 4
April 16, 2019
759 m
Lidl Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
December 12, 2017
770 m
North West Museum of Road Transport Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 10, 2019
788 m
Parish Church Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 7, 2018
802 m
Parish Nursery & Funzone Club School/college/university 5
Very Good
July 2, 2019
802 m
Cafe Millais Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 11, 2019
825 m
Holy Cross School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 17, 2019
825 m
Late Mates Club & Breakfast Club School/college/university 4
April 24, 2018
825 m
La Casa Vieja Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 27, 2018
829 m
The Alfred Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 1, 2020
829 m
Best One Plus Retailers - other 3
September 11, 2019
876 m
Arriva St Helens Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 10, 2018
880 m
Aalaya Foodee Box Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
884 m
Standish Wines Ltd Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
November 25, 2019
899 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA9 1NL - Data from Apr 2022

Johnson Street Bus Stop/Station 107 m
Roper Street Bus Stop/Station 114 m
Wood Street Bus Stop/Station 118 m
Pocket Nook Street Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Merton Bank Road Bus Stop/Station 152 m
Shaw Street Taxi Rank 825 m
Hall Street Taxi Rank 951 m
Cotham Street Taxi Rank 1.21 km
St Helens Central Rail Station Rail 799 m
St Helens Junction Rail Station Rail 2.74 km
St Helens Junction Rail Station Rail 2.78 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 15.92 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.86 km
Terminal Two Access Air 30.92 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA9 1NL - Data from Dec 2021

Grove's Dam Inland Water 1.8 km
Glass House Close Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Delph Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Dobb's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Stanley Bank Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Carr Mill Dam Inland Water 2.39 km
Waterdale Reservoir Inland Water 2.51 km
Round Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Carr Mill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Hall Coppice Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.6 km
Icehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.62 km
Clinkham Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Littlewood Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Windle Park Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.76 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA9 1NL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 59.2 Mbps 128.3 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 18.2 Mbps 17.6 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 17.4% 79.6 14.3
300+ Mbps 82.6% 395.5 36

Gas Consumption

22 meters consuming 222,839 kWh - mean 10,129 kWh : median 9,849 kWh

Electricity Consumption

22 meters consuming 65,345 kWh - mean 2,970 kWh : median 2,854 kWh

Energy usage data for WA9 1NL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Merseyside
Latitude 53.45564800
Longitude -2.71974600
OS Easting 352304
OS Northing 0395674
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
St Helens South and Whiston
Electoral Ward Town Centre
Local Authority District St. Helens
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 E08000013
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 St Helens CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Hard-pressed living
Group: Migration and churn
Subgroup: Young hard-pressed families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Liverpool BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division St Helens BUASD
Workplace Zone E33006513
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
St. Helens 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
St. Helens 014D
Output Area / Small Area 8D1