Postcode WD18 9QD (Watford)

Map showing WD18 9QD and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD18 9QD is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD18 9QD is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD18 9QD is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.3 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 9QD as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Private renting new arrivals.

The closest road name to WD18 9QD is Chaffinch Lane which is centered 66 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Chesham Way and is 275 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.62 km away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.22 km away.

The closest primary school to WD18 9QD (for ages 11 and under) is Holywell Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 29, 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 nearest takeaway food is available from The Viking and is 433 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on January 10, 2020.

100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for WD18 9QD 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 9QD and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD18 9QD, and the approximate distance away.

Chaffinch Lane 66 m
Deakin Close 66 m
Chenies Way 117 m
Kimble Close 165 m
The Roundway 189 m
Marsworth Close 203 m
Latimer Close 227 m
Combe Road 292 m
High View 327 m
Healey Road 332 m
Croxley View 352 m
Charlock Way 496 m
Tolpits Lane 638 m
A4145 638 m
A4125 2.31 km


Information about the postcode WD18 9QD

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 9QD - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
225 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
614 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
624 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
729 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
956 m
Merchant Taylors' School 962 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.45 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.46 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.51 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.52 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.7 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.78 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.88 km
Eastbury Farm Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.9 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.97 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.02 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
2.07 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
2.14 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
2.16 km
St Joseph Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(March 1, 2017)
2.27 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD18 9QD - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Xtra Time Kidz Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
0 m
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
225 m
Choice Menu Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 24, 2021
358 m
Cafe West @ West Watford Free Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
384 m
Holywell Post Office & Off Licence Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 30, 2012
433 m
McColls Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 17, 2019
433 m
The Viking Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
January 10, 2020
433 m
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
478 m
Small World Community Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 27, 2020
493 m
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
564 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
February 2, 2022
564 m
BaxterStorey @ Camelot UK Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2018
607 m
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
611 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
614 m
The Yummy Van Company Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
614 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
624 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
639 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
639 m
Best Before Project Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
658 m
Dream Earth Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
658 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD18 9QD - Data from Apr 2022

Chesham Way Bus Stop/Station 275 m
Healey Road Bus Stop/Station 304 m
High View Bus Stop/Station 324 m
Chiltern Pines Estate Bus Stop/Station 383 m
Watford Enterprise Centre Bus Stop/Station 460 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.62 km
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.62 km
Moor Park Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.66 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.22 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.34 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.34 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.59 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.48 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD18 9QD - Data from Dec 2021

Hampermill Lake Inland Water 657 m
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.14 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.46 km
Round Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.51 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.52 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.71 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
The Roughs Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Old Furze Field Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 1.96 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 2.05 km
Little Furze Field Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 2.19 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD18 9QD - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64230100
Longitude -0.41896600
OS Easting 509497
OS Northing 0194905
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: Private renting new arrivals
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 011B
Output Area / Small Area 4A2