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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 south-western Greater Manchester (including Altrincham).

WA is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 53°23′28″N 2°35′38″W / 53.391°N 2.594°W / 53.391; -2.594
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns9
Postcode districts18
Postcode sectors97
Postcodes (live)18,090
Postcodes (total)25,555
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

Coverage edit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
WA1 WARRINGTON Warrington, Town Centre, Woolston, Paddington, Orford Warrington
WA2 WARRINGTON Warrington, Dallam, Longford, Orford, Padgate, Winwick Warrington
WA3 WARRINGTON Lowton, Golborne, Birchwood, Rixton with Glazebrook, Culcheth, Astley (part), Lately Common (part) Wigan, Warrington
WA4 WARRINGTON Warrington, Latchford, Stockton Heath, Appleton, Grappenhall, Daresbury, Moore, Walton, Preston on the Hill, Whitley, Dutton, Antrobus (part) Warrington, Halton, Cheshire West and Chester
WA5 WARRINGTON Warrington, Burtonwood, Westbrook, Penketh, Great Sankey, White Cross Warrington
WA6 FRODSHAM Frodsham, Helsby Cheshire West and Chester
WA7 RUNCORN Runcorn Halton
WA8 WIDNES Widnes, Cronton Halton, Knowsley
WA9 ST. HELENS Clock Face, Sutton, Thatto Heath St Helens
WA10 ST. HELENS Eccleston, St. Helens, West Park St Helens
WA11 ST. HELENS Crank, Haydock, Moss Bank, Rainford St Helens
WA12 NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS Newton-le-Willows, Earlestown St Helens
WA13 LYMM Lymm, Statham, Warburton Warrington, Trafford
WA14 ALTRINCHAM Altrincham (centre and west), Bowdon, Broadheath, Dunham Town, Timperley, Dunham Massey, Little Bollington Trafford, Cheshire East
WA15 ALTRINCHAM Altrincham (east), Ashley, Hale, Hale Barns, Timperley, Ringway Trafford, Manchester, Cheshire East
WA16 KNUTSFORD High Legh, Knutsford, Mobberley, Ollerton, Aston by Budworth (part) Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester
WA55 WARRINGTON non-geographic
WA88 WIDNES non-geographic

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

Map edit

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 BL postcode areaBL postcode areaCH postcode areaCW postcode areaL postcode areaM postcode areaSK postcode areaWN postcode area
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.

See also edit

References edit

  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

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