Postcode WD18 7JF (Watford)

Map showing WD18 7JF and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 7JF is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD18 7JF is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD18 7JF is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.8 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 7JF as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Inner city ethnic mix.

The closest road name to WD18 7JF is Rickmansworth Road which is centered 129 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Metropolitan Station Approach and is 124 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 341 m away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 1.55 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 7JF (for ages 11 and under) is Chater Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on June 21, 2013. 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 nearest takeaway food is available from BloomsYard and is 341 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection on April 20, 2022.

Policing for WD18 7JF 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 7JF and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD18 7JF, and the approximate distance away.

Rickmansworth Road 129 m
Shepherds Road 143 m
Metropolitan Station Approach 186 m
Chiltern Close 214 m
Manhattan Avenue 238 m
Cassiobury Park Avenue 240 m
Kensington Avenue 268 m
Mildred Avenue 270 m
Cherrydale 272 m
Fullerian Crescent 280 m
Linden Avenue 301 m
Kings Avenue 339 m
Princes Avenue 416 m
Queens Avenue 437 m
Whippendell Road 470 m


Information about the postcode WD18 7JF

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 7JF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
0 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
417 m
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
793 m
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
798 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
846 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
900 m
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
908 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
978 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.02 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.23 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.3 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.31 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.32 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.43 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.52 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.56 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.59 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.6 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.72 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.75 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD18 7JF - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Pabulum @ Watford Grammar School For Boys School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 24, 2020
0 m
Caretech Residential Care Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 14, 2019
172 m
Mr & Mrs Coffeewala Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
304 m
Prandora's Box Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
304 m
The Cha Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 19, 2018
312 m
BloomsYard Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
April 20, 2022
341 m
Newsbox Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 20, 2020
341 m
Rickmansworth Road Guest House Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
March 9, 2018
352 m
Yummy Yummy Takeaway/sandwich shop 2
Needs Improvement
November 19, 2019
394 m
King Of Pizza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 1, 2020
413 m
Stop And Shop Retailers - other Exempt
February 16, 2018
413 m
HCL @ Chater Infant School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
417 m
St. Anthonys Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 4, 2020
434 m
St. Michael & All Angels Church Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
434 m
Med Cakes Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
September 24, 2019
464 m
Pizza And Kebab Corner Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 8, 2019
464 m
Woodburner Curry And Pizza Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 4, 2020
464 m
Vimco Superstores Retailers - other 3
November 1, 2019
496 m
Trinity Methodist Church Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 31, 2020
505 m
Abdullah Halal Butchers Retailers - other 3
May 6, 2021
510 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD18 7JF - Data from Apr 2022

Metropolitan Station Approach Bus Stop/Station 124 m
Shepherds Road Bus Stop/Station 169 m
Metropolitan Station Approach Bus Stop/Station 224 m
Shepherds Road Bus Stop/Station 271 m
Watford Metropolitan Station Bus Stop/Station 356 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 341 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 343 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 392 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 1.55 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 1.55 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 1.59 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.15 km
London Stansted Airport Air 53.49 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD18 7JF - Data from Dec 2021

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 763 m
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.01 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.8 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.82 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 2.11 km
The Dell Valley 2.13 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.15 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.44 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Whippendell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65502000
Longitude -0.41432400
OS Easting 509789
OS Northing 0196327
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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Asian traits
Subgroup: Inner city ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027603
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 008A
Output Area / Small Area 4C3