Postcode WD1 8NZ (Watford) Terminated July 2000

Map showing WD1 8NZ and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD1 8NZ is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and terminated in July 2000.WD1 8NZ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD1 8NZ is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.2 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 8NZ as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to WD1 8NZ is Chesham Way which is centered 147 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Goodwin House and is 73 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.16 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.02 km away.

The closest primary school to WD1 8NZ (for ages 11 and under) is St Anthony's Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 22, 2021. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Westfield Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on December 11, 2019 rated this school as Good

The nearest takeaway food is available from The Viking and is 238 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2020.

Policing for WD1 8NZ 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 8NZ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD1 8NZ, and the approximate distance away.

Chesham Way 147 m
Croxley View 164 m
Combe Road 342 m
Charlock Way 472 m
High View 493 m
Ascot Road 502 m
Hagden Lane 733 m
Tolpits Lane 944 m
A4145 944 m
A4125 2.8 km
A404 3.76 km
A411 7.27 km
A412 8.25 km
A5183 14.1 km
M25 19.21 km


Information about the postcode WD1 8NZ

Introduction January 1980
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 8NZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
112 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
126 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
298 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
316 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
829 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
972 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.07 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.14 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.38 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.45 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.54 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.68 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.73 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.85 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.86 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.86 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.88 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
2.03 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
2.06 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
2.15 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD1 8NZ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
69 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
February 2, 2022
69 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
112 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
126 m
Cafe West @ West Watford Free Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
169 m
Small World Community Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 27, 2020
184 m
Holywell Post Office & Off Licence Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2012
238 m
McColls Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
238 m
The Viking Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 10, 2020
238 m
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
298 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
316 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
316 m
HCL @ Chessbrook Education Support Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
337 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
369 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
413 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
413 m
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
453 m
Xtra Time Kidz Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
509 m
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
536 m
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 26, 2021
536 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD1 8NZ - Data from Apr 2022

Goodwin House Bus Stop/Station 73 m
Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 75 m
Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 133 m
High View Bus Stop/Station 212 m
Chesham Way Bus Stop/Station 241 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.16 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.18 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.2 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.02 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.34 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.34 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.09 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.25 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD1 8NZ - Data from Dec 2021

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.03 km
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.16 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.74 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.85 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 2.14 km
The Roughs Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 2.23 km
The Dell Valley 2.27 km
Old Furze Field Woodland Or Forest 2.29 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64686900
Longitude -0.41937800
OS Easting 509459
OS Northing 0195413
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 West Watford ED
Electoral Ward Holywell
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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Social renting young families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027619
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 011D
Output Area / Small Area 4A1