Postcode WD1 8PB (Watford) Terminated July 2000

Map showing WD1 8PB and nearby postcodes

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

WD1 8PB 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 8PB as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to WD1 8PB is Croxley View which is centered 192 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Goodwin House and is 25 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.14 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.08 km away.

The closest primary school to WD1 8PB (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 307 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2020.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Croxley View 192 m
Chesham Way 197 m
Ascot Road 438 m
Tolpits Lane 931 m
A4145 931 m
A404 3.75 km
A411 7.34 km
A412 8.23 km
A5183 14.09 km
M25 19.26 km
A46 111.25 km
M4 120.03 km
M1 120.88 km
A41 124.22 km
A40 156.13 km


Information about the postcode WD1 8PB

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 8PB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
74 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
144 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
248 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
344 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
892 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
971 m
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.08 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.09 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.41 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.47 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.47 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.74 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.74 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.85 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.88 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.91 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.92 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.97 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
2.09 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
2.09 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
74 m
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
109 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
February 2, 2022
109 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
144 m
Cafe West @ West Watford Free Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
232 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
248 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
248 m
Small World Community Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 27, 2020
252 m
Holywell Post Office & Off Licence Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2012
307 m
McColls Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
307 m
The Viking Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 10, 2020
307 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
312 m
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
344 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
355 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
355 m
HCL @ Chessbrook Education Support Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
382 m
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
420 m
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
485 m
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
488 m
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 26, 2021
488 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Goodwin House Bus Stop/Station 25 m
Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 143 m
Couper House Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 202 m
High View Bus Stop/Station 268 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.14 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.17 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.18 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.08 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.41 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.41 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.07 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.29 km

Nearby Nature

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

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 981 m
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.18 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.8 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.87 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 2.09 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 2.19 km
The Roughs Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.27 km
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 2.32 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64711500
Longitude -0.42029500
OS Easting 509395
OS Northing 0195439
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