Postcode WD1 1AX (Watford) Terminated July 2000

Map showing WD1 1AX and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD1 1AX is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in December 1996 and terminated in July 2000.WD1 1AX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD1 1AX 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 1AX as Cosmopolitans > Aspiring and affluent > Urban cultural mix.

The closest road name to WD1 1AX is Exeter Close which is centered 50 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Hallam Close and is 100 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.89 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 362 m away.

The closest primary school to WD1 1AX (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 1AX is The Wellington Arms and is 278 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 283 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 10, 2021.

Policing for WD1 1AX 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 1AX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Exeter Close 50 m
Anglian Close 56 m
Keele Close 95 m
Aston Close 102 m
Reeds Crescent 115 m
Hallam Close 115 m
Monica Close 165 m
Norbury Avenue 185 m
Raphael Drive 209 m
Orphanage Road 229 m
St Pauls Way 267 m
Octavia Court 281 m
Brocklesbury Close 295 m
Woodford Road 302 m
Clive Way 331 m


Information about the postcode WD1 1AX

Introduction December 1996
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 1AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
433 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
619 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
845 m
Knutsford Primary Academy 908 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.08 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.13 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.16 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.29 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.32 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.37 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.39 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.45 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.52 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.54 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.54 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.59 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.66 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.68 km
The Purcell School 1.74 km
Beechfield School 1.79 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Harwoods Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 12, 2019
112 m
J D Wetherspoon Plc Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 16, 2020
146 m
Walsingham Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
March 19, 2018
151 m
Hilton Worldwide Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 18, 2018
180 m
The Village Supermarket Retailers - other 4
February 21, 2017
192 m
Premier News Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
October 8, 2021
278 m
The Wellington Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 3
September 3, 2021
278 m
Bushmaster Frozen Cocktails Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
June 27, 2019
283 m
Fusion Hut Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 10, 2021
283 m
Ocean World Fish N Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 18, 2019
300 m
Queens Road Mini Mart Retailers - other 4
July 2, 2018
300 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 3, 2020
340 m
Giardino 14 Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 8, 2018
340 m
Platform Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 30, 2019
340 m
Puccinos Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2019
340 m
W H Smith Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 2, 2020
340 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
360 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
360 m
Sweets In The City Limited Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
366 m
KPMG Staff Restaurant And Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 20, 2018
378 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Hallam Close Bus Stop/Station 100 m
Anglian Close Bus Stop/Station 103 m
Anglian Close Bus Stop/Station 127 m
Hallam Close Bus Stop/Station 130 m
Brocklesbury Close Bus Stop/Station 204 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.89 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.9 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.99 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 362 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 369 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.2 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.1 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.67 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 822 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 994 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
The Dell Valley 1.9 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.12 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.34 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.38 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.5 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.64 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 2.65 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.66 km
Rectory Pond Inland Water 2.73 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66341500
Longitude -0.39160500
OS Easting 511340
OS Northing 0197295
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