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WA8 5XB maps, stats, and open data

Last Update March 7th, 2021 - WA8 5XB lies on Union Bank Lane in Widnes. WA8 5XB is located in the Bold electoral ward, within the metropolitan district of St. Helens and the English Parliamentary constituency of St Helens South and Whiston. The Clinical Commissioning Group is NHS St Helens CCG and the police force is Merseyside. This postcode has been in use since December 1995.

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WA8 5XB coronavirus (COVID-19)

The WA8 5XB postcode is within the St. Helens Upper Tier Local Authority. As of Sunday 7th March there were 16601 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported by Public Heath England in St. Helens.

➜ St. Helens coronavirus tracker: Cases by day
➜ St. Helens coronavirus map

WA8 5XB maps

WA8 5XB map - OS OpenMap – Local (Ordnance Survey)
WA8 5XB map - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Source: OS OpenMap – Local (Ordnance Survey)
Source: OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)
Licence: Open Government Licence (requires attribution)

WA8 5XB geodata

Easting352323
Northing390254
Latitude53.406936
Longitude-2.718637

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Source: Open Postcode Geo
Licence: Open Government Licence

Where is WA8 5XB?

StreetUnion Bank Lane
Town/CityWidnes
CountryEngland
Postcode DistrictWA8
➜ WA8 open data dashboard
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WA8 5XB Elevation

Elevation or altitude of WA8 5XB as distance above sea level:

MetresFeet
Elevation50m164ft

Elevation is measured from the approximate centre of the postcode, to the nearest point on an OS contour line from OS Terrain 50, which has contour spacing of ten vertical metres.

➜ How high above sea level am I? Find the elevation of your current position using your device's GPS.

Politics

WardBold
ConstituencySt Helens South And Whiston

Crime

Reported crime within 500m of WA8 5XB

April 2019DrugsOn or near Pedestrian Subway249m
March 2019Anti-social behaviourOn or near Pedestrian Subway249m
February 2019Anti-social behaviourOn or near Pedestrian Subway249m
➜ Union Bank Lane crime map and outcomes

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Source: data.police.uk
Licence: Open Government Licence

Transport

Nearest bus stops to WA8 5XB

Bell Lane (Jubits Lane)Sutton Manor731m
Finger House Lane (Clock Face Road)Bold Heath746m
Bell Lane (Jubits Lane)Sutton Manor753m
Finger House Lane (Clock Face Road)Bold Heath764m
Tennyson Street (Jubits Lane)Sutton Manor802m

Nearest railway stations to WA8 5XB

Lea Green Station2.3km
St Helens Junction Station3.2km
Widnes Station3.3km

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Source: NaPTAN
Licence: Open Government Licence

Broadband

➜ Broadband speed and availability dashboard for WA8 5XB

Broadband access in WA8 5XB (2020 data)

Percentage of properties with Next Generation Access100.0%
Percentage of properties with Superfast Broadband0.0%
Percentage of properties with Ultrafast Broadband0.0%
Percentage of properties with Full Fibre Broadband0.0%

Superfast Broadband is between 30Mbps and 300Mbps
Ultrafast Broadband is > 300Mbps

Broadband speed in WA8 5XB (2019 data)

Download

Median download speed7.0Mbps
Average download speed7.1Mbps
Maximum download speed14.52Mbps

Upload

Median upload speed0.8Mbps
Average upload speed0.9Mbps
Maximum upload speed1.22Mbps

Broadband limitations in WA8 5XB (2020 data)

Percentage of properties unable to receive 2Mbps0.0%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 5Mbps0.0%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 10Mbps33.3%
Percentage of properties unable to receive 30Mbps100.0%

➜ Broadband speed and availability dashboard for WA8 5XB

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Source: Ofcom
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WA8 5XB gas and electricity consumption

Estimated total energy consumption in WA8 5XB by fuel type, 2015.

Consumption (kWh)Meter countMean (kWh/meter)Median (kWh/meter)
Gas244,9292310,6499,845
Electricity65,516232,8492,837

Deprivation

87.4% of English postcodes are less deprived than WA8 5XB:

Food Standards Agency

Three nearest food hygiene ratings to WA8 5XB (meters)

Platinum RetailTexaco Service Station876mFood Hygiene Rating: 5 (Very Good)
Keith's164 Jubits Lane880mFood Hygiene Rating: 3 (Generally Satisfactory)
Breakfast BitesJubits Lane880mFood Hygiene Rating: 5 (Very Good)
➜ Get more ratings from the Food Standards Agency

Companies registered in or near WA8 5XB

J.B. AND J. KAY LIMITEDUnion Bank Farm, Union Bank LaneWA8 5XA
U.B.F. GRAIN STORE LIMITEDUnion Bank Farm, BoldWA8 5XA

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Source: Companies House
Licence: Supplied under section 47 and 50 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and Schedule 1 of the Database Regulations (SI 1997/3032)

Nearest post box to WA8 5XB

 Last Collection 
LocationMon-FriSatDistance
Mill Lane17:3011:002,174m
Blackhorse Post Office18:0012:002,614m
Robins Lane Post Office17:0012:002,838m

Nearest sports facilities to WA8 5XB

FacilityDistance
Sutton Manor Primary School
Forest Road, Sutton Manor, St. Helens
Sports Hall
1.1km
King George V Playing Fields (Sutton Manor)
Jubits Lane, Sutton Manor, St. Helens
Grass Pitches
1.2km
St Theresa's Catholic Primary School
Cannon Street, Clock Face, St. Helens
Grass Pitches, Sports Hall
1.2km

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Source: Active Places
Licence: Open Government Licence

Nearest schools to WA8 5XB

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Sutton Manor Community Primary School
Forest Road, Sutton Manor, St Helens, WA9 4AT
Primary1.1km
St Theresa's Catholic Primary School
Cannon Street, St Helens, WA9 4XU
Primary1.2km
Willow Tree Primary School
Willow Tree Avenue, Leach Lane, Sutton Leach, St Helens, WA9 4LZ
Primary1.6km

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Source: Edubase
Licence: Open Government Licence

WA8 5XB NUTS and WA8 5XB LAU

The below table lists the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) codes and Local Administrative Units (LAU) codes for WA8 5XB:

NUTS 1 CodeName
UKDNorth West (England)
NUTS 2 CodeName
UKD7Merseyside
NUTS 3 CodeName
UKD71East Merseyside
LAU 1 CodeName
E08000013St. Helens
LAU 2 CodeName
E05000918Bold

WA8 5XB census areas

The below table lists the Census Output Area (OA), Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA), and Middle Layer Super Output Area (MSOA) for WA8 5XB:

CodeName
OAE00034983
LSOAE01006898St. Helens 022A
MSOAE02001427St. Helens 022

Nearest postcodes to WA8 5XB

WA8 5UTWarrington Road517m
WA9 4UWBridge Road759m
WA9 4BAJubits Lane784m
WA9 4UNClock Face Road787m
WA9 4UHSweet Briar Court788m
WA8 5UUWarrington Road824m
WA9 4BDBell Lane834m
WA9 4UTAbbots Hall Avenue836m
WA9 4BGMilton Street851m
WA9 4BLTennyson Street857m

Things to do with WA8 5XB