Postcode WD18 0DD (Watford)

Map showing WD18 0DD and nearby postcodes

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

WD18 0DD is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.9 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 0DD as Multicultural metropolitans > Challenged Asian terraces > Asian terraces and flats.

The closest road name to WD18 0DD is Rose Gardens which is centered 94 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Brightwell Road and is 217 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.35 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 1.26 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 0DD (for ages 11 and under) is Laurance Haines School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 26, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Westfield Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on December 11, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WD18 0DD is The Red Lion and is 555 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 5, 2018. The nearest takeaway food is available from Zax Piri Piri and is 311 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on December 1, 2021.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Rose Gardens 94 m
Willow Lane 157 m
Riverwell Close 164 m
Franklin Avenue 187 m
Stripling Way 199 m
Barclay Close 206 m
Hodges Way 213 m
Vicarage Road 217 m
Kelmscott Close 238 m
Kelmscott Crescent 247 m
Holywell Road 322 m
Hagden Lane 370 m
Scammell Way 392 m
Belgrave Avenue 428 m
Charlock Way 463 m


Information about the postcode WD18 0DD

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 0DD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
0 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
760 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
785 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
813 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
823 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
883 m
Watford Grammar School for Girls 922 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.02 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.04 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.07 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.11 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.46 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.46 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.46 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.51 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.7 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.8 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.88 km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
1.9 km
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
2.2 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Chartwells @ Laurance Haines School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 27, 2019
0 m
Sugar And Spice Mini Market Retailers - other 4
July 2, 2018
198 m
Busy Bees Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
May 11, 2021
310 m
League Of Friends Tea Shop And Tea Bar Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 5, 2019
310 m
MITIE Cleaning And Environmental (Watford General Hospital) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
May 10, 2021
310 m
W H Smith Retailers - other Exempt
September 10, 2018
310 m
Watford General Hospital (Ward Kitchens) Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 3
October 28, 2021
310 m
Zax Piri Piri Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
December 1, 2021
311 m
The Yummy Van Company Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
410 m
Jewson Retailers - other Exempt
March 9, 2018
412 m
Harwoods Convenience Store Retailers - other 3
January 3, 2019
413 m
West Watford Community Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 9, 2018
413 m
The Dandelion Bakery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 8, 2018
480 m
Harwoods Catering Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 26, 2019
511 m
Smit News Agent Retailers - other 4
March 13, 2019
519 m
Levy UK @ Watford Football Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 11, 2021
527 m
Trinity Methodist Church Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
529 m
Cornerstone Church Watford Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 23, 2020
555 m
The Red Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 5, 2018
555 m
HCL @ Chessbrook Education Support Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
560 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Brightwell Road Bus Stop/Station 217 m
Watford Hospital Car Park Bus Stop/Station 271 m
Vicarage Road Bus Stop/Station 282 m
Brightwell Road Bus Stop/Station 306 m
Kelmscott Crescent Bus Stop/Station 358 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.35 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.35 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.39 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.26 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 1.52 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 1.52 km
London Luton Airport Air 26 km
London Stansted Airport Air 53.53 km

Nearby Nature

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

Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 929 m
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.41 km
The Dell Valley 1.44 km
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.49 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.55 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.69 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Warren Dell Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Old Furze Field Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.27 km
The Roughs Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64697700
Longitude -0.40740700
OS Easting 510287
OS Northing 0195443
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 West Watford ED
Electoral Ward Holywell
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: Challenged Asian terraces
Subgroup: Asian terraces and flats
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027619
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 011C
Output Area / Small Area 4B1