Postcode WD17 1AT (Watford) Terminated March 2004

Map showing WD17 1AT and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1AT is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in March 2004.WD17 1AT is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD17 1AT is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.7 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 WD17 1AT as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > New EU tech workers.

The closest road name to WD17 1AT is Station Road which is centered 35 m away.

The nearest bus stop is West Street and is 94 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.44 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 131 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1AT (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 WD17 1AT is The White Lion and is 112 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on January 29, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Upper Crust and is 47 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 9, 2020.

Policing for WD17 1AT 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 WD17 1AT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD17 1AT, and the approximate distance away.

Station Road 35 m
Canterbury Road 59 m
Verulam Passage 75 m
Bridle Path 85 m
Wellington Road 126 m
West Street 132 m
Westland Road 134 m
Terrace Gardens 179 m
Keston Mews 188 m
Franklin Road 192 m
Nascot Street 205 m
Shady Lane 210 m
Nascot Road 239 m
Stamford Road 254 m
Woodford Road 265 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1AT

Introduction October 2000
Termination March 2004
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from WD17 1AT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
565 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
652 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
677 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
699 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
999 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.04 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.12 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.13 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.15 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.3 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.31 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.37 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.44 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.46 km
Beechfield School 1.5 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.61 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.61 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.65 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.72 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.73 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD17 1AT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
47 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
111 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
112 m
Gather & Gather By CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
136 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
141 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
141 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
141 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
141 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
142 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
142 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
142 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
142 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
142 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 3, 2020
165 m
Giardino 14 Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 8, 2018
165 m
Platform Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 30, 2019
165 m
Puccinos Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2019
165 m
W H Smith Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 2, 2020
165 m
Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
184 m
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
194 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD17 1AT - Data from Apr 2022

West Street Bus Stop/Station 94 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 98 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 151 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 174 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.44 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.46 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.54 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 131 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 137 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.32 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.1 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.09 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD17 1AT - Data from Dec 2021

Watford Pond Inland Water 544 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.55 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.06 km
The Dell Valley 2.08 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.16 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.2 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.47 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.65 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.95 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 3.01 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66367500
Longitude -0.39879600
OS Easting 510842
OS Northing 0197313
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 Central Watford & Oxhey ED
Electoral Ward Central
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: Ethnicity central
Group: Aspirational techies
Subgroup: New EU tech workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024439
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3D1