Postcode WD23 1AG (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD23 1AG and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD23 1AG is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD23 1AG is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD23 1AG is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 8.1 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 WD23 1AG as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WD23 1AG is Upton Lodge Close which is centered 12 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Merry Hill Road and is 48 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.97 km away at Stanmore Underground Station The closest railway station is Bushey Rail Station, 2.36 km away.

The closest primary school to WD23 1AG (for ages 11 and under) is Ashfield Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 8, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Bushey Meads School. The last OFSTED inspection on November 13, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WD23 1AG is Three Crowns and is 473 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on April 4, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Bushey Fish Bar and is 165 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 12, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 68.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 10.7 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% 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 2.2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD23 1AG 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 WD23 1AG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD23 1AG, and the approximate distance away.

Upton Lodge Close 12 m
Sparrows Herne 35 m
Highland Drive 95 m
Linnet Close 100 m
Burchell Court 120 m
Catsey Lane 121 m
Brooke Close 171 m
Vega Road 189 m
Swallow Close 192 m
Police Station Lane 214 m
Somers Way 221 m
Sparrows Way 225 m
Langholme 226 m
Goldcrest Way 228 m
Primrose Gardens 233 m


Information about the postcode WD23 1AG

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 WD23 1AG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Merry Hill Infant School and Nursery Outstanding
(March 17, 2009)
228 m
Ashfield Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
347 m
St Hilda's School 566 m
St Margaret's School 678 m
Bushey Heath Primary School Outstanding
(March 26, 2009)
780 m
Little Reddings Primary School Good
(November 10, 2016)
1.03 km
Hartsbourne Primary School 1.08 km
Meadow Wood School Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.1 km
Bushey Meads School Good
(November 13, 2019)
1.19 km
Immanuel College 1.27 km
Bournehall Primary School Outstanding
(November 27, 2014)
1.38 km
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery Good
(October 10, 2017)
1.44 km
Falconer School Good
(March 4, 2020)
1.45 km
The Grange Academy 1.48 km
Avanti House Primary School Good
(December 5, 2019)
1.54 km
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
1.88 km
St Meryl School Good
(June 9, 2021)
2.05 km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
2.15 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
2.37 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
2.5 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD23 1AG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bushey Fish Bar Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
165 m
Merry Hill Infants School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
228 m
Bushey Food And Wine Retailers - other 4
June 20, 2017
256 m
Jessica's Mini Supermarket Retailers - other 4
June 2, 2017
256 m
Ashfield Junior Mixed School School/college/university 5
Very Good
May 15, 2019
347 m
Bushey & District Synagogue Other catering premises 4
October 11, 2018
386 m
Bushey Gan Nursery And Pre-School School/college/university 4
September 11, 2019
386 m
Three Crowns Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 4, 2019
473 m
Quantum Care Limited Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
542 m
St Hildas Prep School And Bluebird Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 26, 2018
566 m
Horse And Chains Pub/bar/nightclub 4
April 30, 2021
576 m
Bushey News Retailers - other Exempt
September 1, 2016
616 m
AG Catering Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 9, 2018
620 m
Bushey Bowling Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 13, 2018
620 m
St Margarets Enterprises The Barn Coffee Shop Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 1, 2019
678 m
St Margarets School & Leisure Centre School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 16, 2018
678 m
Heath Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
July 30, 2012
769 m
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 10, 2018
769 m
Olivios Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
March 5, 2020
769 m
Sea Pebbles Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
769 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD23 1AG - Data from Apr 2022

Merry Hill Road Bus Stop/Station 48 m
The Royal Oak PH Bus Stop/Station 145 m
Merry Hill Road Bus Stop/Station 158 m
The Royal Oak PH Bus Stop/Station 232 m
Three Crowns PH Bus Stop/Station 339 m
Stanmore Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.97 km
Stanmore Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.98 km
Stanmore Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.99 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.36 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.36 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 2.44 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.89 km
London Stansted Airport Air 50.79 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD23 1AG - Data from Dec 2021

Warren Lake Inland Water 521 m
Merry Hill Hill Or Mountain 693 m
Little Hartsbourne Wood Woodland Or Forest 966 m
Upper Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.08 km
Rectory Pond Inland Water 1.2 km
Bushey Pond Inland Water 1.27 km
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.44 km
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 1.44 km
Levels Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.62 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.72 km
Stanmore Common Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Harrow Weald Common Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Grimsdyke Open Space Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Mutton Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.85 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD23 1AG - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 77.3 Mbps 68.8 Mbps 107 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 10.7 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 23 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 79 12.6
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

17 meters consuming 248,314 kWh - mean 14,607 kWh : median 12,438 kWh

Electricity Consumption

21 meters consuming 89,463 kWh - mean 4,260 kWh : median 3,533 kWh

Energy usage data for WD23 1AG - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.63857400
Longitude -0.35228000
OS Easting 514122
OS Northing 0194593
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 Bushey South ED
Electoral Ward Bushey Park
Local Authority District Hertsmere
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 E07000098
Travel To Work Area London


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 Bushey BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027314
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Hertsmere 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Hertsmere 012A
Output Area / Small Area 5A2