Postcode WD17 3EZ (Watford)

Map showing WD17 3EZ and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD17 3EZ is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD17 3EZ is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD17 3EZ is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.7 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 3EZ as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Delayed retirement.

The closest road name to WD17 3EZ is Peace Prospect which is centered 125 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Town Hall and is 185 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 808 m away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 764 m away.

The closest primary school to WD17 3EZ (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 3EZ is Bistro Burger Ltd @ The Horns Public House and is 167 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on August 4, 2021. The nearest takeaway food is available from Panda Cuisine and is 312 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on September 29, 2021.

Policing for WD17 3EZ 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 3EZ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD17 3EZ, and the approximate distance away.

Peace Prospect 125 m
Hyde Road 154 m
Peace Drive 203 m
The Avenue 218 m
Essex Road 294 m
Rosslyn Road 371 m
Malden Road 377 m
Alexandra Road 394 m
Stratford Way 409 m
Cassio Road 508 m
Woodland Drive 551 m
Cassiobury Park Avenue 659 m
Rickmansworth Road 714 m
Cassiobury Drive 735 m
Parkside Drive 773 m


Information about the postcode WD17 3EZ

Introduction October 2000
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
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 3EZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
0 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
287 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
682 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
719 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
728 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
793 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.1 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.18 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.18 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.19 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.34 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.35 km
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
1.35 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.46 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.47 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.48 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.6 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.67 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.77 km
Beechfield School 1.78 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD17 3EZ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Aramark Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 5, 2019
0 m
Bistro Burger Ltd @ The Horns Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
August 4, 2021
167 m
The Horns Pub/bar/nightclub 4
August 4, 2021
167 m
Peace Hospice Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 11, 2021
196 m
The Cafe In The Library Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 24, 2017
216 m
Kings Catering Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 28, 2018
224 m
Watford Colosseum Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 9, 2019
227 m
Halsey Masonic Hall Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 11, 2019
283 m
The Flower Shop Retailers - other Exempt
February 9, 2015
283 m
HCL @ Lanchester Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 27, 2019
287 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford Central Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
287 m
Italian Wood Fred Pizza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
312 m
Panda Cuisine Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
September 29, 2021
312 m
Prime Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
February 12, 2022
312 m
Rabbanis Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
January 22, 2020
312 m
The LP Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 2, 2022
312 m
Hanako Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
July 20, 2021
315 m
Heather And Rose Health Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
315 m
Lifan Store Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 20, 2018
315 m
The Sandwich Box Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 26, 2019
315 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD17 3EZ - Data from Apr 2022

Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 185 m
Alexandra Road Bus Stop/Station 199 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 258 m
Stratford Road Bus Stop/Station 271 m
Town Hall Bus Stop/Station 291 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 808 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 825 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 910 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 764 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 766 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.3 km
London Luton Airport Air 24.54 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.73 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD17 3EZ - Data from Dec 2021

Watford Pond Inland Water 369 m
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.42 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.91 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.01 km
The Dell Valley 2.02 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.05 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 2.59 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.72 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.74 km
Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Whippendell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66005400
Longitude -0.40621100
OS Easting 510338
OS Northing 0196899
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 Park
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Delayed retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024454
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 008C
Output Area / Small Area 5B1