WA postcode area

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Warrington
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Coordinates: 53°23′28″N2°35′38″W / 53.391°N 2.594°W / 53.391; -2.594
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
WA
Postcode area name
Warrington
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 18
Postcode sectors97
Postcodes (live)18,090
Postcodes (total)25,555
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The WA postcode area, also known as the Warrington postcode area, [2] is a group of sixteen postcode districts in North West England, within nine post towns. These cover north Cheshire (including Warrington, Frodsham, Knutsford, Lymm, Runcorn and Widnes), eastern Merseyside (including St Helens and Newton-le-Willows) and small parts of Greater Manchester (including Altrincham).

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
WA1WARRINGTON Warrington, Town Centre, Woolston, Paddington, Orford Warrington
WA2WARRINGTON Warrington, Dallam, Longford, Orford, Padgate, Winwick Warrington
WA3WARRINGTON Lowton, Golborne, Birchwood, Rixton with Glazebrook, Culcheth, Astley (part), Lately Common (part) Wigan, Warrington
WA4WARRINGTON Warrington, Latchford, Stockton Heath, Appleton, Grappenhall, Daresbury, Moore, Walton, Preston on the Hill, Whitley, Dutton, Antrobus (part)Warrington, Halton, Cheshire West and Chester
WA5WARRINGTON Warrington, Burtonwood, Westbrook, Penketh, Great Sankey, White CrossWarrington
WA6FRODSHAM Frodsham, Helsby Cheshire West and Chester
WA7RUNCORN Runcorn Halton
WA8WIDNES Widnes, Cronton Halton, Knowsley
WA9ST. HELENS Clock Face, Sutton, Thatto Heath St Helens
WA10ST. HELENS Eccleston, St. Helens, West ParkSt Helens
WA11ST. HELENS Crank, Haydock, Moss Bank, Rainford St Helens
WA12NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS Newton-le-Willows, Earlestown St Helens
WA13LYMM Lymm, Statham, Warburton Warrington, Trafford
WA14ALTRINCHAM Altrincham (centre and west), Bowdon, Broadheath, Dunham Town, Timperley, Dunham Massey, Little Bollington Trafford, Cheshire East
WA15ALTRINCHAMAltrincham (east), Ashley, Hale, Hale Barns, Timperley, Ringway Trafford, Manchester, Cheshire East
WA16KNUTSFORD High Legh, Knutsford, Mobberley, Ollerton, Aston by Budworth (part)Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester
WA55WARRINGTONnon-geographic
WA88WIDNESnon-geographic

The Frodsham post town was introduced in June 1999; the post town for WA6 had previously been Warrington. [3]

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WA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CH, CW, L, M, SK and WN postcode areas. WA postcode area map.svg
WA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CH, CW, L, M, SK and WN postcode areas.

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The PR postcode area, also known as the Preston postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in North West England, within four post towns. These cover south-west Lancashire and north Merseyside.

The CH postcode area, also known as the Chester postcode area, is a group of 37 postcode districts in north-west England and north-east Wales, which are subdivisions of thirteen post towns. These districts cover west Cheshire, south-west Merseyside and east Flintshire.

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References

  1. "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. Royal Mail (ftp site) [ permanent dead link ] - Royal Mail major recode historical information - 1990 to 1999