Postcode WD18 7QR (Watford)

Map showing WD18 7QR and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 7QR is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in March 2006 and is an active postcode. WD18 7QR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD18 7QR is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.4 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 7QR as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Commuters with young families.

The closest road name to WD18 7QR is Printers Avenue which is centered 25 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Cassiobridge Road and is 54 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 719 m away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.13 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 7QR (for ages 11 and under) is Ascot Road Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 21, 2017. 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 7QR is The Spirit Store and is 63 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on June 7, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Happy Palace and is 63 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 24, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 51.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 81.8% 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 1 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD18 7QR is covered by the Hertfordshire police force association and Hertfordshire is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).

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Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WD18 7QR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Printers Avenue 25 m
The Gateway 73 m
Cassiobridge Road 99 m
Maythorne Close 111 m
Raven Close 197 m
Ascot Road 211 m
Gade Close 216 m
Chestnut Court 217 m
Alwin Place 225 m
King Georges Avenue 283 m
Queen Mary's Avenue 323 m
The Chase 358 m
Sydney Road 362 m
Gade Avenue 496 m
Whippendell Road 570 m

Postcode

Information about the postcode WD18 7QR

Introduction March 2006
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 7QR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
345 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
424 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
459 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
694 m
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
747 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
831 m
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
990 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.14 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.27 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.37 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.48 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.56 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.73 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
1.73 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.81 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.91 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.91 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.93 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.93 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.97 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Distance
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
0 m
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
Good
October 26, 2021
0 m
Watford Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 3, 2020
0 m
Happy Palace Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
63 m
Micron's Mini Mart Retailers - other 3
Satisfactory
June 9, 2021
63 m
Pucka Tucka Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2020
63 m
The Spirit Store Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 7, 2017
63 m
Rising Sun, Brewers Fayre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
121 m
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
130 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
192 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
345 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
345 m
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
Good
April 15, 2021
372 m
Mr & Mrs Coffeewala Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
405 m
Prandora's Box Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
405 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
424 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
459 m
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
505 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
Good
February 2, 2022
505 m
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
544 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Cassiobridge Road Bus Stop/Station 54 m
Cassiobridge Road Bus Stop/Station 123 m
Sydney Road Bus Stop/Station 196 m
Gade Close Bus Stop/Station 236 m
Gade Close Bus Stop/Station 243 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 719 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 766 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 781 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.13 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.24 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.24 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.63 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.18 km

Nearby Nature

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

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 495 m
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.65 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.7 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.79 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.01 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.07 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 2.26 km
Round Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.27 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km

Broadband

Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD18 7QR - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.9 Mbps 51.5 Mbps 77.21 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 14.6 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Mbps
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Upload
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 18.2% 69.2 20
300+ Mbps 81.8% - -

Gas Consumption

6 meters consuming 37,550 kWh - mean 6,258 kWh : median 5,141 kWh
Lowest
Highest

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 34,601 kWh - mean 3,146 kWh : median 1,479 kWh
Lowest
Highest

Energy usage data for WD18 7QR - Data from 2020

Location

Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65130700
Longitude -0.42239000
OS Easting 509240
OS Northing 0195902
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
16861
Least Deprived

Police Force Association

Hertfordshire

Government

Westminster Parliamentary
Constituency
Watford
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
Secondary:
Local Learning and Skills Council Hertfordshire

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000103
Travel To Work Area Luton

NHS

NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
(PCT or CT/LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
Hertfordshire
Cancer Alliance East of England - South
Strategic Health Authority
(SHA or LHB/HB/HA/HSCB)
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Partnership
Hertfordshire and West Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
(CCG or LHB/CHP/LCG/PHD)
NHS Herts Valleys CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Commuters with 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 E33027617
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 011E
Output Area / Small Area 4A3