Postcode WD17 1QX (Watford)

Map showing WD17 1QX and nearby postcodes

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

WD17 1QX 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 1QX as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Inner city ethnic mix.

The closest road name to WD17 1QX is Westland Road which is centered 42 m away.

The nearest bus stop is West Street and is 158 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.38 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 217 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1QX (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 1QX is Watford Ex Service & Social Club and is 177 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Needs Major Improvement on February 14, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Upper Crust and is 213 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 9, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 113.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 16.9 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD17 1QX is covered by the Hertfordshire police force association and Hertfordshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).

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Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WD17 1QX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Westland Road 42 m
Franklin Road 57 m
Shady Lane 68 m
Wellington Road 76 m
St John's Road 116 m
Canterbury Road 121 m
Verulam Passage 146 m
Albert Road North 154 m
Station Road 190 m
Woodford Road 209 m
West Street 209 m
Monmouth Road 222 m
Bridle Path 241 m
Nascot Street 264 m
Clarendon Road 265 m

Postcode

Information about the postcode WD17 1QX

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 1QX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
395 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
572 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
671 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
803 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
843 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
967 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.16 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.18 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.2 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.25 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.27 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.29 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.34 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.44 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.47 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.64 km
Beechfield School 1.67 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.71 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.79 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.8 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
84 m
Gather & Gather By CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
99 m
KPMG Staff Restaurant And Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 20, 2018
140 m
TJX Europe Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 14, 2019
144 m
Watford Ex Service & Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 1
Needs Major Improvement
February 14, 2022
177 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
Good
January 29, 2020
192 m
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
213 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
229 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
229 m
Premier News Retailers - other 2
Needs Improvement
October 8, 2021
247 m
The Wellington Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 3
Satisfactory
September 3, 2021
247 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
Good
March 3, 2020
254 m
Giardino 14 Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 8, 2018
254 m
Platform Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
Good
October 30, 2019
254 m
Puccinos Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2019
254 m
W H Smith Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 2, 2020
254 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
Satisfactory
September 24, 2021
267 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
Good
November 2, 2020
267 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
Good
August 10, 2021
278 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
304 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

West Street Bus Stop/Station 158 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 187 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 190 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.38 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.4 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.48 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 217 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 220 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.15 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.28 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.16 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 386 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.44 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
The Dell Valley 1.92 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.98 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.29 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.51 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.51 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.81 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.85 km

Broadband

Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD17 1QX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 113.7 Mbps 331 Mbps
Upload 15.2 Mbps 16.9 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Mbps
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Upload
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 92 14.9
300+ Mbps 100% 331 36

Gas Consumption

9 meters consuming 78,495 kWh - mean 8,722 kWh : median 9,820 kWh
Lowest
Highest

Energy usage data for WD17 1QX - Data from 2020

Location

Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66210500
Longitude -0.39859700
OS Easting 510858
OS Northing 0197138
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
14182
Least Deprived

Police Force Association

Hertfordshire

Government

Westminster Parliamentary
Constituency
Watford
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
Secondary:
Local Learning and Skills Council Hertfordshire

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000103
Travel To Work Area Luton

NHS

NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
(PCT or CT/LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
Hertfordshire
Cancer Alliance East of England - South
Strategic Health Authority
(SHA or LHB/HB/HA/HSCB)
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Partnership
Hertfordshire and West Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
(CCG or LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
NHS Herts Valleys CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Asian traits
Subgroup: Inner city ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024938
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 4C3