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Where is WA8?

WA8 spans the counties of Cheshire and Merseyside. It contains the town of Widnes, as well as West Bank Dock Estate, Ditton, Upton Rocks, Appleton, and Lunts Heath. WA8 is 16km east of the city of Liverpool. WA8 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.

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WA8 on a map

The below map shows where WA8 is, and the boundary of the WA8 postcode district:

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What county is WA8 in?

WA8 lies within the counties of Cheshire and Merseyside. The below table and chart shows the split by area:

County% Area
Cheshire65%
Merseyside35%

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This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
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Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence

Which cities, towns and villages are in WA8?

WidnesTown
West Bank Dock EstateSuburb
DittonSuburb
Upton RocksSuburb
AppletonSuburb
Lunts HeathSuburb
UptonSuburb
Barrow's GreenSuburb
Ball o' DittonSuburb
Hale BankVillage
Halton ViewSuburb
FarnworthSuburb
Lower HouseSuburb
Shell GreenSuburb
NewtownSuburb
LugsdaleSuburb
CrontonVillage
Moss BankSuburb
Crow WoodSuburb
Simm's CrossSuburb
KingswaySuburb
Bold HeathVillage
Hough GreenSuburb
West BankSuburb

What are the nearest towns to WA8?

Position of WA8 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of WA8 to the centre of the town.

north3km
WA8 is 3km north of Runcorn
south-east8km
WA8 is 8km south-east of Prescot
north9km
WA8 is 9km north of Frodsham
south9km
WA8 is 9km south of St Helens
west10km
WA8 is 10km west of Warrington
south-west11km
WA8 is 11km south-west of Newton-le-Willows
south-west11km
WA8 is 11km south-west of Haydock
south14km
WA8 is 14km south of Billinge
south14km
WA8 is 14km south of Rainford
south-west15km
WA8 is 15km south-west of Ashton-in-Makerfield

What are the nearest cities to WA8?

Position of WA8 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of WA8 to the centre of the city.

east16km
WA8 is 16km east of Liverpool
north-east23km
WA8 is 23km north-east of Chester
west32km
WA8 is 32km west of Salford
west35km
WA8 is 35km west of Manchester
south43km
WA8 is 43km south of Preston
east49km
WA8 is 49km east of Llanelwy
north-west54km
WA8 is 54km north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south76km
WA8 is 76km south of Lancaster
south-west80km
WA8 is 80km south-west of Bradford
west85km
WA8 is 85km west of Sheffield

More WA8 data

➜ WA8 open data dashboard