Postcode WD1 1AN (Watford) Terminated July 2000

Map showing WD1 1AN and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD1 1AN is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1995 and terminated in July 2000.WD1 1AN is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD1 1AN is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7.1 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 WD1 1AN as Cosmopolitans > Aspiring and affluent > Urban cultural mix.

The closest road name to WD1 1AN is Exeter Close which is centered 38 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hallam Close and is 37 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.91 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 357 m away.

The closest primary school to WD1 1AN (for ages 11 and under) is Watford St John's Church of England Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 6, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Watford Grammar School for Girls.

The local pub for residents of WD1 1AN is The Wellington Arms and is 322 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on September 3, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Fusion Hut and is 203 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 10, 2021.

Policing for WD1 1AN is covered by the Hertfordshire police force association and Hertfordshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WD1 1AN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD1 1AN, and the approximate distance away.

Exeter Close 38 m
Anglian Close 113 m
Reeds Crescent 114 m
Hallam Close 116 m
Norbury Avenue 127 m
Keele Close 161 m
Aston Close 181 m
Monica Close 209 m
Raphael Drive 240 m
Clive Way 252 m
Orphanage Road 296 m
Rhodes Way 303 m
Colonial Way 320 m
Woodford Road 337 m
Radlett Road 353 m


Information about the postcode WD1 1AN

Introduction January 1995
Termination July 2000
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 WD1 1AN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
355 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
684 m
Knutsford Primary Academy 834 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
926 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.1 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.12 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.17 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.21 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.39 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.4 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.45 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.47 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.49 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.58 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.59 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.62 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.65 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.69 km
Beechfield School 1.72 km
The Purcell School 1.77 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD1 1AN - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Harwoods Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 12, 2019
69 m
Hilton Worldwide Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
119 m
J D Wetherspoon Plc Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 16, 2020
157 m
Walsingham Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
March 19, 2018
183 m
Bushmaster Frozen Cocktails Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
June 27, 2019
203 m
Fusion Hut Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 10, 2021
203 m
The Village Supermarket Retailers - other 4
February 21, 2017
224 m
Sweets In The City Limited Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
293 m
Premier News Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
October 8, 2021
322 m
The Wellington Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 3
September 3, 2021
322 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 3, 2020
328 m
Giardino 14 Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 8, 2018
328 m
Platform Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 30, 2019
328 m
Puccinos Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2019
328 m
W H Smith Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 2, 2020
328 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
352 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
352 m
Impact Food Group @ The WatfordUTC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
355 m
Ocean World Fish N Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 18, 2019
373 m
Queens Road Mini Mart Retailers - other 4
July 2, 2018
373 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD1 1AN - Data from Apr 2022

Hallam Close Bus Stop/Station 37 m
Anglian Close Bus Stop/Station 68 m
Hallam Close Bus Stop/Station 157 m
Anglian Close Bus Stop/Station 204 m
Brocklesbury Close Bus Stop/Station 234 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.91 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.93 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 2.01 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 357 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 362 m
Watford North Rail Station Rail 1.26 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.02 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.63 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD1 1AN - Data from Dec 2021

Watford Pond Inland Water 868 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.03 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
The Dell Valley 1.99 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.2 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.41 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.52 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.63 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.71 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 2.72 km
Rectory Pond Inland Water 2.8 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66414500
Longitude -0.39170900
OS Easting 511331
OS Northing 0197376
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
County Electorial Division Meriden Tudor ED
Electoral Ward Tudor
Local Authority District Watford
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Hertfordshire
Local Learning and Skills Council Hertfordshire

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000103
Travel To Work Area Luton


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance East of England - South
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Hertfordshire and West Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Herts Valleys CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Cosmopolitans
Group: Aspiring and affluent
Subgroup: Urban cultural mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027586
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 005A
Output Area / Small Area 2D1