Postcode WD18 6AA (Watford)

Map showing WD18 6AA and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 6AA is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in April 2005 and is an active postcode. WD18 6AA is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD18 6AA is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.2 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 6AA as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to WD18 6AA is Chesham Way which is centered 174 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Westfield Community College and is 59 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.21 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 1.87 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 6AA (for ages 11 and under) is St Anthony's Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on September 22, 2021. 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 nearest takeaway food is available from The Viking and is 81 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2020.

Policing for WD18 6AA 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 6AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD18 6AA, and the approximate distance away.

Chesham Way 174 m
Explorer Drive 188 m
Combe Road 237 m
Croxley View 241 m
Crusader Way 278 m
Healey Road 283 m
Scammell Way 287 m
Charlock Way 297 m
Caractacus Green 342 m
High View 362 m
Hagden Lane 604 m
Tolpits Lane 1.03 km
A4145 1.03 km
A4125 2.72 km
A404 3.8 km


Information about the postcode WD18 6AA

Introduction April 2005
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 6AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
201 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
268 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
271 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
495 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
651 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
962 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
984 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.26 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.32 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.45 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.53 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.68 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.68 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.7 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.73 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.85 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.95 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.96 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
2.02 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
2.06 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD18 6AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Small World Community Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 27, 2020
0 m
Holywell Post Office & Off Licence Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2012
81 m
McColls Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
81 m
The Viking Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 10, 2020
81 m
Cafe West @ West Watford Free Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
118 m
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
167 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
February 2, 2022
167 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
201 m
HCL @ Chessbrook Education Support Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 8, 2018
237 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
268 m
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
271 m
Smit News Agent Retailers - other 4
March 13, 2019
455 m
Xtra Time Kidz Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
493 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
495 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
495 m
The Dandelion Bakery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 8, 2018
496 m
Vimco Superstores Retailers - other 3
November 1, 2019
498 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
520 m
The Yummy Van Company Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
530 m
Med Cakes Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 24, 2019
544 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD18 6AA - Data from Apr 2022

Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 59 m
Westfield Community College Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Explorer Drive Bus Stop/Station 154 m
High View Bus Stop/Station 175 m
Goodwin House Bus Stop/Station 256 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.21 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.22 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.23 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.87 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.16 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.16 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.11 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.11 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD18 6AA - Data from Dec 2021

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.15 km
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.15 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.55 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.76 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.88 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
The Dell Valley 2.09 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
The Roughs Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Old Furze Field Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 2.28 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 2.37 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64651100
Longitude -0.41678900
OS Easting 509639
OS Northing 0195377
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: Rented family living
Subgroup: Social renting young families
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 011D
Output Area / Small Area 4A1