Postcode WD18 8YR (Three Rivers) Terminated August 2018

Map showing WD18 8YR and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 8YR is located in Three Rivers, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in March 2004 and terminated in August 2018.WD18 8YR is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD18 8YR is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 8.4 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 8YR as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WD18 8YR is Marlins Meadow which is centered 31 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Croxley Park Management Centre and is 31 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 810 m away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.72 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 8YR (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

Policing for WD18 8YR 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 8YR and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD18 8YR, and the approximate distance away.

Marlins Meadow 31 m
Hatters Lane 80 m
Woodshots Meadow 207 m
Evensyde 229 m
Caxton Way 244 m
Greenhill Crescent 308 m
Byewaters 345 m
Blackmoor Lane 352 m
Ascot Road 564 m
Tolpits Lane 672 m
A4145 672 m
Watford Road 735 m
A404 3.4 km
A412 7.7 km
A411 7.97 km


Information about the postcode WD18 8YR

Introduction March 2004
Termination August 2018
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 8YR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
495 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
680 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
780 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
793 m
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
793 m
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
946 m
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.32 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.41 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.44 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.46 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.53 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.56 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.68 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
1.7 km
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
1.8 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
2.03 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
2.25 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
2.33 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 2.38 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
2.39 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD18 8YR - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
0 m
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
259 m
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
264 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
293 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
293 m
Watford Observer Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 1, 2019
328 m
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
355 m
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 15, 2021
421 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
Choice Menu Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 24, 2021
501 m
Best Before Project Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
580 m
Dream Earth Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
580 m
Elior UK @ Nissan Training Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 22, 2019
580 m
HCL @ Clement Danes School School/college/university 4
November 21, 2019
580 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
632 m
BaxterStorey @ Camelot UK Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2018
653 m
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
656 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
680 m
Rising Sun, Brewers Fayre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
713 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD18 8YR - Data from Apr 2022

Croxley Park Management Centre Bus Stop/Station 31 m
Croxley Park Management Centre Bus Stop/Station 32 m
Woodshots Meadow Bus Stop/Station 201 m
Croxley Park Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Woodshots Meadow Bus Stop/Station 230 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 810 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 810 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 856 m
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.72 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 3 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 3 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.28 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.9 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD18 8YR - Data from Dec 2021

Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.09 km
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.2 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 1.5 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 1.6 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.68 km
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 1.71 km
Kingfisher Pool Inland Water 1.82 km
Stanleys Pool Inland Water 1.84 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.84 km
Longwater Inland Water 1.98 km
Green Knoll Hill Or Mountain 2.04 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64594900
Longitude -0.42944800
OS Easting 508763
OS Northing 0195295
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
South West Hertfordshire
County Electorial Division Croxley ED
Electoral Ward Dickinsons
Local Authority District Three Rivers
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 E07000102
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Rickmansworth BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024392
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 006E
Output Area / Small Area 5A2