Postcode WD17 1RE (Watford) Terminated November 2000

Map showing WD17 1RE and nearby postcodes

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

WD17 1RE is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.4 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 1RE as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to WD17 1RE is Terrace Gardens which is centered 18 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Railway Bridge and is 100 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.48 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 232 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RE (for ages 11 and under) is Lanchester Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on July 10, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Watford Grammar School for Boys. The last OFSTED inspection on October 14, 2021 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of WD17 1RE is Nascot Arms and is 158 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on October 23, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Funky Flavours and is 54 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on February 6, 2020.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Terrace Gardens 18 m
Keston Mews 117 m
Nascot Road 122 m
Bridle Path 145 m
Stamford Road 150 m
Station Road 164 m
Nascot Place 178 m
West Street 192 m
Cole Road 206 m
Canterbury Road 214 m
Marri Street 219 m
Verulam Passage 224 m
Nascot Street 232 m
Elton Park 255 m
Bedford Street 256 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RE

Introduction October 2000
Termination November 2000
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 1RE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
673 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
680 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
722 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
727 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
898 m
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
977 m
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.09 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.16 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.18 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.27 km
Beechfield School 1.34 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.4 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.51 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.53 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.57 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.59 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.63 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.63 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.64 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.78 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
37 m
Riddhi's Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2020
37 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
54 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
54 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
54 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
54 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
54 m
Watford United Synagogue Other catering premises 4
February 16, 2018
99 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
112 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
130 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
130 m
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
142 m
Lemongrass Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 24, 2022
143 m
Authentic Thai Cuisine, Nascot Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 15, 2019
158 m
Nascot Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 23, 2017
158 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
187 m
Cassio Pre-school Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
June 25, 2018
208 m
Dee Dee's Family Diner Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 23, 2021
216 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
238 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
238 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 100 m
Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 117 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 178 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 203 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 266 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.48 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.5 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.57 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 232 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 243 m
Watford North Rail Station Rail 1.33 km
London Luton Airport Air 23.95 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.06 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 682 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.09 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.09 km
The Dell Valley 2.24 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.31 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.41 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.8 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 3.11 km
Whippendell Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66505300
Longitude -0.39955800
OS Easting 510786
OS Northing 0197465
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 Nascot Park ED
Electoral Ward Nascot
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: Private renting new arrivals
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027599
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 007C
Output Area / Small Area 4A2