Postcode WD17 1EG (Watford)

Map showing WD17 1EG and nearby postcodes

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

WD17 1EG 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 1EG as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > New EU tech workers.

The closest road name to WD17 1EG is Station Road which is centered 24 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Watford Junction Railway Station and is 134 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.49 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 105 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1EG (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 1EG is O'Neills and is 114 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 26, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Upper Crust and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 9, 2020.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Station Road 24 m
Bridle Path 38 m
Verulam Passage 84 m
Canterbury Road 104 m
Terrace Gardens 160 m
West Street 170 m
Westland Road 171 m
Wellington Road 171 m
Keston Mews 198 m
Franklin Road 236 m
Shady Lane 237 m
Nascot Road 239 m
Nascot Street 240 m
Stamford Road 259 m
Woodford Road 267 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1EG

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 1EG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
594 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
654 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
698 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
714 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.02 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.04 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.1 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.11 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.18 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.26 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.34 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.41 km
Beechfield School 1.48 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.49 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.49 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.58 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.64 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.67 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.67 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.74 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
0 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
66 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
114 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
114 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 3, 2020
134 m
Giardino 14 Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 8, 2018
134 m
Platform Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 30, 2019
134 m
Puccinos Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2019
134 m
W H Smith Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 2, 2020
134 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
138 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
138 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
138 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
138 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
138 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
151 m
Gather & Gather By CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
154 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
161 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
161 m
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
168 m
Riddhi's Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2020
168 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 134 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 137 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 139 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 150 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 162 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.49 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.5 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.59 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 105 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 114 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.34 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.06 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.04 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 589 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.1 km
The Dell Valley 2.1 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.19 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.21 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.5 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.66 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.96 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 3.01 km

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 131,858 kWh - mean 21,976 kWh : median 21,391 kWh

Energy usage data for WD17 1EG - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66401100
Longitude -0.39838000
OS Easting 510870
OS Northing 0197351
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 E33024441
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3D1