Postcode WD17 1RH (Watford) Terminated September 2010

Map showing WD17 1RH and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1RH is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in September 2010.WD17 1RH is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD17 1RH 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 1RH as Ethnicity central > Ethnic dynamics > Constrained neighbourhoods.

The closest road name to WD17 1RH is Albert Road South which is centered 96 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Town Hall and is 46 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.11 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 553 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RH (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 1RH is 143 Bar and is 26 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 22, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Tops Pizza and is 26 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on February 27, 2020.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Albert Road South 96 m
Halsey Road 144 m
Monmouth Road 186 m
Gaumont Approach 197 m
Albert Road North 202 m
Peace Prospect 208 m
Rosslyn Road 209 m
Hyde Road 259 m
Bentine Lane 269 m
Peace Drive 293 m
Franklin Road 297 m
St John's Road 309 m
Clarendon Road 311 m
Essex Road 329 m
Watford House Lane 336 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RH

Introduction October 2000
Termination September 2010
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 1RH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
332 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
351 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
558 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
655 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
792 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
822 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 981 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.03 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.12 km
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
1.14 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.26 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.32 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.36 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.47 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.61 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.64 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.76 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.77 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.79 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.85 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Creams Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 30, 2021
1 m
143 Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
26 m
Iceland Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
26 m
Laser Planet Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
26 m
Marcels Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
26 m
Pryzm Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
26 m
Steinbeck And Shaw @ PRYZM Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
26 m
The Pond Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 13, 2019
26 m
Tops Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 27, 2020
26 m
Tops Royal Cuisine Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 17, 2021
26 m
Italian Wood Fred Pizza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
37 m
Panda Cuisine Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 29, 2021
37 m
Prime Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 12, 2022
37 m
Rabbanis Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 22, 2020
37 m
The LP Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
37 m
Favorit Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 17, 2020
88 m
Hanako Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
July 20, 2021
88 m
Heather And Rose Health Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
88 m
Lifan Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 20, 2018
88 m
The Sandwich Box Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 26, 2019
88 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 46 m
Beechen Grove North Bus Stop/Station 85 m
Beechen Grove North Bus Stop/Station 119 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 173 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 181 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.11 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.13 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.22 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 553 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 556 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.03 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.56 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.46 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 75 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.72 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.75 km
The Dell Valley 1.78 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.29 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.37 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.45 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.7 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.76 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.76 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65964700
Longitude -0.40145400
OS Easting 510668
OS Northing 0196861
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: Ethnic dynamics
Subgroup: Constrained neighbourhoods
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024436
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3C1