Postcode WD17 1EB (Watford) Terminated October 2005

Map showing WD17 1EB and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1EB is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in December 2000 and terminated in October 2005.WD17 1EB is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

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

The closest road name to WD17 1EB is Wells Yard which is centered 44 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Clarendon Road and is 95 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.25 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 706 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1EB (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 78 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on August 18, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Wells Yard 44 m
Wilmington Close 83 m
Watford House Lane 93 m
Bentine Lane 112 m
Wellstones 135 m
Gaumont Approach 153 m
Upton Road 177 m
Marlborough Road 217 m
Rosslyn Road 234 m
Percy Road 237 m
Cassio Road 265 m
Francis Road 271 m
Market Street 272 m
Halsey Road 275 m
Albert Road South 293 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1EB

Introduction December 2000
Termination October 2005
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 1EB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
262 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
444 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
522 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
597 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 651 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
754 m
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
784 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
865 m
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
925 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.08 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.26 km
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
1.28 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.65 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.69 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.69 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.69 km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
1.71 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.77 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.78 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.87 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Clarendon Road Bus Stop/Station 95 m
Exchange Road Bus Stop/Station 110 m
Exchange Road Bus Stop/Station 122 m
High Street Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Clarendon Road Bus Stop/Station 185 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.25 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.27 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.35 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 706 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 758 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 765 m
London Luton Airport Air 24.84 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.47 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 262 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.38 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.43 km
The Dell Valley 1.45 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.83 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.14 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.43 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.44 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 2.57 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.6 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65702500
Longitude -0.39908900
OS Easting 510838
OS Northing 0196573
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