Postcode WD17 1RG (Watford) Terminated October 2015

Map showing WD17 1RG and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1RG is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in October 2015.WD17 1RG is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

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

The closest road name to WD17 1RG is West Street which is centered 33 m away.

The nearest bus stop is West Street and is 19 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.35 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 235 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RG (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 1RG is The White Lion and is 24 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on January 29, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Square Pizza House and is 59 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on September 24, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

West Street 33 m
Nascot Street 102 m
Canterbury Road 106 m
Keston Mews 117 m
Wellington Road 134 m
Station Road 137 m
Verulam Passage 172 m
Terrace Gardens 173 m
Bridle Path 175 m
Denmark Street 177 m
Westland Road 178 m
Nascot Road 180 m
Stamford Road 184 m
Franklin Road 195 m
Malden Road 202 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RG

Introduction October 2000
Termination October 2015
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 1RG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
573 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
575 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
600 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
788 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
975 m
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.04 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.05 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.11 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.23 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.24 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.34 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.37 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.39 km
Beechfield School 1.47 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.49 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.55 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.63 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.64 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.71 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.75 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
24 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
59 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
59 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
115 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
115 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
115 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
115 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
115 m
Lemongrass Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 24, 2022
116 m
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
139 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
182 m
Watford United Synagogue Other catering premises 4
February 16, 2018
192 m
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
200 m
Riddhi's Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2020
200 m
Authentic Thai Cuisine, Nascot Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 15, 2019
201 m
Nascot Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 23, 2017
201 m
Gather & Gather By CH&CO Catering Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
215 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
245 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
245 m
Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
253 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

West Street Bus Stop/Station 19 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 52 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 254 m
Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 260 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 262 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.35 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.37 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.45 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 235 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 241 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.36 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.11 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.18 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 521 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.96 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.11 km
The Dell Valley 2.12 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.17 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.37 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.71 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 3.02 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.06 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66366000
Longitude -0.40030100
OS Easting 510738
OS Northing 0197309
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: 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 E33027597
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 007C
Output Area / Small Area 4C3