Postcode WD17 1RT (Watford)

Map showing WD17 1RT and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1RT is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in February 2017 and is an active postcode. WD17 1RT is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD17 1RT 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 1RT as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to WD17 1RT is Terrace Gardens which is centered 82 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Railway Bridge and is 34 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.54 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 285 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RT (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 1RT is Dunnings Bar And Restaurant and is 177 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on January 31, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Funky Flavours and is 141 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on February 6, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 59.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.3 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 0.8 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Terrace Gardens 82 m
Marri Street 128 m
Nascot Road 161 m
Bedford Street 165 m
Keston Mews 187 m
Penn Road 187 m
Stamford Road 190 m
Bridle Path 205 m
Nascot Place 211 m
Cole Road 211 m
Station Road 239 m
Park Road 271 m
West Street 282 m
Copsewood Road 288 m
Verulam Passage 298 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RT

Introduction February 2017
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 1RT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
629 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
740 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
804 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
809 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
855 m
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
942 m
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.02 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.09 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.23 km
Beechfield School 1.27 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.36 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.49 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.5 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.58 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.59 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.62 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.62 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.63 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.71 km
Cherry Tree Primary School 1.78 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Nanas Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
54 m
Riddhi's Retailers - other 3
July 20, 2020
54 m
Watford United Synagogue Other catering premises 4
February 16, 2018
125 m
Express Food Centre Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 7, 2017
141 m
Funky Flavours Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 6, 2020
141 m
Groszek Retailers - other 4
July 17, 2019
141 m
Junction Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
June 4, 2021
141 m
Mithunn Convenience Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 15, 2019
141 m
Dee Dee's Family Diner Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 23, 2021
151 m
Cassio Pre-school Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
June 25, 2018
156 m
Holiday Inn Express London, Watford Junction Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
August 10, 2021
163 m
Dunnings Bar And Restaurant Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 31, 2017
177 m
Authentic Thai Cuisine, Nascot Arms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 15, 2019
189 m
Nascot Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 4
October 23, 2017
189 m
Lemongrass Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 24, 2022
213 m
Upper Crust Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2020
215 m
Square Pizza House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 24, 2021
216 m
Who's Next Retailers - other 4
November 2, 2020
216 m
Ness Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
237 m
The White Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 29, 2020
278 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 34 m
Railway Bridge Bus Stop/Station 42 m
Brixton Road Bus Stop/Station 265 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 269 m
West Street Bus Stop/Station 295 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.54 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.56 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.64 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 285 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 296 m
Watford North Rail Station Rail 1.25 km
London Luton Airport Air 23.86 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 773 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.07 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.15 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
The Dell Valley 2.32 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.4 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.43 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.86 km
Whippendell Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.11 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 3.17 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 39.1 Mbps 59.8 Mbps 205 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.3 Mbps 21 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 6 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 68.8 11.8
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

7 meters consuming 35,224 kWh - mean 5,032 kWh : median 5,038 kWh

Energy usage data for WD17 1RT - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66586400
Longitude -0.39927500
OS Easting 510802
OS Northing 0197555
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