Postcode WD17 1RS (Watford) Terminated February 2008

Map showing WD17 1RS and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1RS is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in February 2008.WD17 1RS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD17 1RS 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 1RS as Ethnicity central > Aspirational techies > New EU tech workers.

The closest road name to WD17 1RS is Terrace Gardens which is centered 61 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Railway Bridge and is 82 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.52 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 197 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RS (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 1RS is O'Neills and is 202 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 26, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Funky Flavours and is 92 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on February 6, 2020.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Terrace Gardens 61 m
Bridle Path 113 m
Station Road 145 m
Keston Mews 160 m
Nascot Road 169 m
Stamford Road 197 m
Verulam Passage 204 m
Canterbury Road 211 m
West Street 215 m
Marri Street 215 m
Nascot Place 225 m
Penn Road 243 m
Cole Road 250 m
Bedford Street 253 m
Nascot Street 265 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RS

Introduction October 2000
Termination February 2008
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 1RS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
630 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
715 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
722 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
753 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
933 m
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.02 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.05 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.14 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.16 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.28 km
Beechfield School 1.36 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.43 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.52 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.55 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.57 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.6 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.61 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.62 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.68 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.76 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
52 m
Riddhi's Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2020
52 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
74 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
92 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
92 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
92 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
92 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
92 m
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
121 m
Watford United Synagogue Other catering premises 4
February 16, 2018
144 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
163 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
163 m
Dee Dee's Family Diner Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 23, 2021
184 m
Lemongrass Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 24, 2022
186 m
O'Neills Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
202 m
The Cooperative Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
202 m
Authentic Thai Cuisine, Nascot Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 15, 2019
204 m
Nascot Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 23, 2017
204 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
206 m
AMT Coffee Watford Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 3, 2020
209 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 82 m
Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 107 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 195 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 215 m
Watford Junction Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 233 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.52 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.53 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.61 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 197 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 208 m
Watford North Rail Station Rail 1.31 km
London Luton Airport Air 23.95 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.02 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 691 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.53 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.13 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.13 km
The Dell Valley 2.22 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.31 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.46 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.77 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 3.08 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 3.12 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66505200
Longitude -0.39887800
OS Easting 510833
OS Northing 0197466
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: Aspirational techies
Subgroup: New EU tech workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024440
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3D1