Postcode WD18 0AE (Watford)

Map showing WD18 0AE and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 0AE is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD18 0AE is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD18 0AE 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 WD18 0AE as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to WD18 0AE is A4178 which is centered 91 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Wiggenhall Road and is 234 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.6 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 341 m away.

The closest primary school to WD18 0AE (for ages 11 and under) is Field Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on November 24, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Watford Grammar School for Girls.

The local pub for residents of WD18 0AE is Two Trees Micro and is 249 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 24, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from Pizza Hot Express and is 249 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on July 2, 2019.

Policing for WD18 0AE 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 WD18 0AE and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD18 0AE, and the approximate distance away.

A4178 91 m
Lady's Close 124 m
Cambridge Road 137 m
St James Road 162 m
Kings Close 169 m
Roberts Road 174 m
Granville Road 182 m
Farraline Road 183 m
Neal Street 213 m
Wiggenhall Road 224 m
Westbury Road 228 m
The Crescent 229 m
Tucker Street 234 m
Smith Street 237 m
King Street 243 m


Information about the postcode WD18 0AE

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 WD18 0AE - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford Grammar School for Girls 0 m
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
208 m
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
300 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
537 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
573 m
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
816 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
899 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
922 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.18 km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
1.21 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.22 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.32 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.47 km
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
1.5 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.5 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.6 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.7 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.73 km
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
1.8 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.91 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD18 0AE - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Impact Food Group @ Watford Grammar School For Girls School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
0 m
Akshar News Retailers - other Exempt
March 9, 2018
193 m
Athos Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
December 15, 2021
200 m
HCL @ Watford Field Infant And Nursery School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 22, 2022
208 m
Domenic's Snack Bar And Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
249 m
Maya Bistro & Grill Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 22, 2022
249 m
Pizza Hot Express Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
July 2, 2019
249 m
Two Trees Micro Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 24, 2022
249 m
Valea Prahove Retailers - other 1
Needs Major Improvement
September 29, 2021
249 m
Cluckster Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 19, 2019
253 m
Mad Squirrel Tap Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
253 m
Opuz Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 17, 2020
253 m
Subway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 13, 2021
253 m
The Sauce Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
253 m
Wagamama Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
253 m
Gabriels Bar & Lounge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 5, 2019
284 m
Gabriels By Vitor Galiano Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 11, 2020
284 m
Grilled Cottage Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 19, 2022
284 m
Hin Garden Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 25, 2018
284 m
HM's Fishmongers Ltd Retailers - other 4
December 10, 2021
284 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD18 0AE - Data from Apr 2022

Wiggenhall Road Bus Stop/Station 234 m
King Street Bus Stop/Station 234 m
The Hornets Bus Stop/Station 328 m
Lammas Road Bus Stop/Station 331 m
St Mary's Road Bus Stop/Station 333 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.6 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.61 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.68 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 341 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 973 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 978 m
London Luton Airport Air 25.45 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.6 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD18 0AE - Data from Dec 2021

Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 783 m
The Dell Valley 855 m
Watford Pond Inland Water 907 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.64 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.86 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 1.93 km
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.06 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 2.11 km
Rectory Pond Inland Water 2.17 km
Margeholes Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65145600
Longitude -0.39619100
OS Easting 511052
OS Northing 0195958
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: 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 E33027610
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 009
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 009D
Output Area / Small Area 4A2