Postcode WD18 0AU (Watford)

Map showing WD18 0AU and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 0AU is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD18 0AU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

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

The closest road name to WD18 0AU is Tucker Street which is centered 43 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Lammas Road and is 96 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.82 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 348 m away.

The closest primary school to WD18 0AU (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 nearest takeaway food is available from KFC and is 317 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on January 11, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 128.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 15.9 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 2.1 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Tucker Street 43 m
Neal Street 59 m
Elfrida Road 87 m
Roberts Road 91 m
Lammas Road 128 m
Wiggenhall Road 129 m
Cannon Road 131 m
Muriel Avenue 140 m
York Road 161 m
Hamilton Street 211 m
Watford Field Road 226 m
Pump House Crescent 228 m
Grays Mews 232 m
Farthing Close 246 m
Cardiff Road 247 m


Information about the postcode WD18 0AU

Introduction October 2000
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 WD18 0AU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
69 m
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
131 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 236 m
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
678 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
764 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
987 m
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
994 m
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
1.01 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.01 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.11 km
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
1.3 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.4 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.42 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.52 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.7 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery Good
(October 10, 2017)
1.71 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.73 km
The Grange Academy 1.73 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.8 km
Falconer School Good
(March 4, 2020)
1.81 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
HCL @ Field Junior School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 14, 2019
69 m
Premier Food And Wine Express Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
96 m
HCL @ Watford Field Infant And Nursery School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 22, 2022
131 m
JayD Eats Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
219 m
Impact Food Group @ Watford Grammar School For Girls School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
236 m
HKS Colne Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 27, 2017
247 m
Athos Foods Ltd Other catering premises 4
December 15, 2021
299 m
Aldi Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 12, 2020
317 m
Curry's PC World (Nespresso Stand) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 21, 2019
317 m
Furniture Village Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 13, 2017
317 m
Homesense Retailers - other Exempt
March 8, 2018
317 m
KFC Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
317 m
Watford Sheltered Workshop Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 23, 2019
317 m
Pump House Other catering premises 4
November 27, 2017
349 m
Hertfordshire Fire And Rescue Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
December 11, 2019
373 m
Oodles Chinese Retailers - other 4
November 30, 2020
379 m
Polski Sklep Nieus Retailers - other 3
September 21, 2021
379 m
Taste Of Lahore Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
July 2, 2021
379 m
Akshar News Retailers - other Exempt
March 9, 2018
391 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2017
398 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Lammas Road Bus Stop/Station 96 m
Lammas Road Bus Stop/Station 161 m
Crosfield Court Bus Stop/Station 313 m
Watford High Street Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 318 m
Watford High Street Railway Station Bus Stop/Station 345 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.82 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.83 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.9 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 348 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 739 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 744 m
London Luton Airport Air 25.62 km
London Stansted Airport Air 52.56 km

Nearby Nature

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

Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 601 m
The Dell Valley 622 m
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.13 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.29 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.43 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.62 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 1.71 km
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 1.91 km
Rectory Pond Inland Water 1.96 km
Margeholes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km
Upper Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.13 km
Warren Dell Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD18 0AU - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 77.3 Mbps 128.9 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 12.9 Mbps 15.9 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8.3 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 86.4 14.4
300+ Mbps 100% 527.5 38.3

Gas Consumption

37 meters consuming 501,625 kWh - mean 13,557 kWh : median 12,491 kWh

Electricity Consumption

38 meters consuming 132,948 kWh - mean 3,499 kWh : median 3,276 kWh

Energy usage data for WD18 0AU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64986900
Longitude -0.39392000
OS Easting 511213
OS Northing 0195785
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