Postcode WD17 1HT (Watford) Terminated January 2018

Map showing WD17 1HT and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1HT is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in January 2018.WD17 1HT is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD17 1HT 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 WD17 1HT as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to WD17 1HT is Dwight Road which is centered 186 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Caxton Court and is 30 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.09 km away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.79 km away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1HT (for ages 11 and under) is Holywell Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 29, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Merchant Taylors' School.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Dwight Road 186 m
Tolpits Lane 193 m
A4145 193 m
Caxton Way 247 m
Greenhill Crescent 380 m
Hatters Lane 541 m
A404 3 km
A412 7.43 km
A411 7.86 km
A5183 14.79 km
M25 19.91 km
A46 111.4 km
M4 119.44 km
M1 121.18 km
A41 124.25 km


Information about the postcode WD17 1HT

Introduction October 2000
Termination January 2018
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 1HT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
719 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
789 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
860 m
Merchant Taylors' School 933 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
937 m
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.06 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.27 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.34 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.49 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.53 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.75 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.89 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.89 km
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
1.94 km
Eastbury Farm Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.96 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
2.14 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
2.19 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 2.45 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
2.53 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
2.57 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Best Before Project Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
109 m
Dream Earth Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
109 m
Elior UK @ Nissan Training Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 22, 2019
109 m
HCL @ Clement Danes School School/college/university 4
November 21, 2019
109 m
BaxterStorey @ Camelot UK Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2018
175 m
Watford Observer Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 1, 2019
181 m
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
254 m
Choice Menu Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 24, 2021
298 m
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
382 m
My Beauty And Care Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
May 12, 2021
433 m
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
479 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
555 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
555 m
Unit 6 Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 12, 2019
557 m
Xtra Time Kidz Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
619 m
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
719 m
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
723 m
Coffee Coco Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 16, 2022
735 m
Warren Packers Distributors/Transporters Exempt
May 14, 2019
779 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
789 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Caxton Court Bus Stop/Station 30 m
Magnet Bus Stop/Station 247 m
Watford Enterprise Centre Bus Stop/Station 300 m
Jewson Bus Stop/Station 327 m
Croxley Park Bus Stop/Station 373 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.09 km
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.1 km
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.12 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.79 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.96 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.96 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.73 km
London Stansted Airport Air 55.04 km

Nearby Nature

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

Hampermill Lake Inland Water 756 m
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.1 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.19 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 1.36 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 1.45 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.52 km
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 1.58 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Green Knoll Hill Or Mountain 1.73 km
Stanleys Pool Inland Water 1.74 km
Kingfisher Pool Inland Water 1.75 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.85 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64175000
Longitude -0.42789500
OS Easting 508882
OS Northing 0194831
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: Commuters with 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 E33024445
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 011D
Output Area / Small Area 4A3