Postcode WD17 1RX (Watford) Terminated January 2005

Map showing WD17 1RX and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 1RX is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and terminated in January 2005.WD17 1RX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

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

The closest road name to WD17 1RX is Albert Road North which is centered 132 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Beechen Grove North and is 105 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.2 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 395 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 1RX (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 1RX is Watford Ex Service & Social Club and is 22 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Needs Major Improvement on February 14, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Panda Cuisine and is 153 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 29, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Albert Road North 132 m
Franklin Road 134 m
Wellington Road 187 m
Monmouth Road 187 m
Albert Road South 190 m
Malden Road 207 m
Westland Road 213 m
St John's Road 217 m
Essex Road 230 m
Shady Lane 236 m
West Street 252 m
Canterbury Road 253 m
Hyde Road 254 m
Nascot Street 258 m
Peace Prospect 278 m


Information about the postcode WD17 1RX

Introduction October 2000
Termination January 2005
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 1RX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
390 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
403 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
527 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
833 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
869 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
984 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
987 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.13 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.16 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.18 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.23 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.25 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.4 km
Knutsford Primary Academy 1.45 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.6 km
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
1.61 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.65 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.7 km
Beechfield School 1.71 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.81 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford Ex Service & Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub 1
Needs Major Improvement
February 14, 2022
22 m
Italian Wood Fred Pizza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
153 m
Panda Cuisine Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 29, 2021
153 m
Prime Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 12, 2022
153 m
Rabbanis Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 22, 2020
153 m
The LP Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
153 m
Creams Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 30, 2021
180 m
The Cafe In The Library Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 24, 2017
189 m
143 Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
197 m
Iceland Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
July 12, 2018
197 m
Laser Planet Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
197 m
Marcels Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
197 m
Pryzm Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
197 m
Steinbeck And Shaw @ PRYZM Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
197 m
The Pond Post Office Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 13, 2019
197 m
Tops Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 27, 2020
197 m
Tops Royal Cuisine Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
June 17, 2021
197 m
Kings Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
225 m
Bistro Burger Ltd @ The Horns Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
August 4, 2021
239 m
The Horns Pub/bar/nightclub 4
August 4, 2021
239 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Beechen Grove North Bus Stop/Station 105 m
Beechen Grove North Bus Stop/Station 116 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 136 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 206 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.2 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.22 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.3 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 395 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 396 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.15 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.39 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.35 km

Nearby Nature

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

Watford Pond Inland Water 246 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.81 km
The Dell Valley 1.9 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.91 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.22 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.37 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.54 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 2.85 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.87 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66121300
Longitude -0.40089300
OS Easting 510703
OS Northing 0197036
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 E33027609
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009C
Output Area / Small Area 3D1