Postcode WD17 1EA (Watford)

Map showing WD17 1EA and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1EA is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD17 1EA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD17 1EA 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 1EA as Ethnicity central > Ethnic family life > Young families and students.

The closest road name to WD17 1EA is Wells Yard which is centered 54 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Clarendon Road and is 95 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.26 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 712 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1EA (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 nearest takeaway food is available from Roti Pan and is 65 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 18, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Wells Yard 54 m
Watford House Lane 83 m
Wilmington Close 92 m
Bentine Lane 114 m
Gaumont Approach 141 m
Wellstones 145 m
Upton Road 185 m
Marlborough Road 230 m
Rosslyn Road 233 m
Percy Road 250 m
Halsey Road 272 m
Cassio Road 275 m
Albert Road South 281 m
Market Street 284 m
Francis Road 285 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1EA

Introduction October 2000
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
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 WD17 1EA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
250 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
457 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
521 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
593 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 662 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
764 m
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
793 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
860 m
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
934 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.08 km
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
1.27 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.27 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.64 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.68 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.69 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.7 km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
1.71 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.75 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.79 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.88 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Starbucks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
38 m
Superdrug Retailers - other Exempt
November 2, 2015
38 m
Nandos Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 14, 2019
39 m
The Langley Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
39 m
Asias Mart Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 11, 2020
56 m
B And M Retail Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 25, 2018
56 m
Bee Zee Health & Beauty Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 19, 2021
56 m
Cafe Bianco Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
December 21, 2020
56 m
Greggs Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 6, 2020
56 m
JRC GLOBAL BUFFET Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
56 m
Pret A Manger Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 9, 2019
56 m
Protein Club Retailers - other 4
June 21, 2016
56 m
African Food Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
November 18, 2021
65 m
Asia Village Retailers - other 4
January 28, 2020
65 m
Aylesbury Fisheries Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
January 3, 2020
65 m
Jumping Jacks Mobile caterer 4
January 8, 2020
65 m
Korean Cup-Bap Other catering premises 4
April 29, 2021
65 m
Little Thailand Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 11, 2022
65 m
Love Falafel Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 15, 2022
65 m
Roti Pan Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 18, 2021
65 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Clarendon Road Bus Stop/Station 95 m
Exchange Road Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Exchange Road Bus Stop/Station 135 m
High Street Bus Stop/Station 166 m
Clarendon Road Bus Stop/Station 174 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.26 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.27 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.36 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 712 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 745 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 751 m
London Luton Airport Air 24.83 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.46 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 254 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.44 km
The Dell Valley 1.45 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.83 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.15 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.44 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.45 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 2.57 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.58 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.6 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65714100
Longitude -0.39902700
OS Easting 510842
OS Northing 0196586
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: Ethnic family life
Subgroup: Young families and students
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024425
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3A2