Postcode WD23 2QL (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD23 2QL and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD23 2QL is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in December 2000 and is an active postcode. WD23 2QL is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD23 2QL is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 7 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 2QL as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to WD23 2QL is Brick Kiln Close which is centered 144 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Grange Road and is 67 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.1 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Bushey Rail Station, 621 m away.

The closest primary school to WD23 2QL (for ages 11 and under) is Bushey Manor Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 12, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Grange Academy.

The local pub for residents of WD23 2QL is The Victoria Public House and is 430 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on January 10, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from Plaice 4 Taste and is 285 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on August 7, 2019.

Policing for WD23 2QL 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 2QL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD23 2QL, and the approximate distance away.

Brick Kiln Close 144 m
London Road 149 m
Haydon Road 185 m
Vale Road 214 m
Cross Road 236 m
Alder Close 241 m
King Edward Road 262 m
Grange Road 275 m
Highfield Road 276 m
Hillside Road 280 m
Field Road 296 m
Warneford Place 308 m
Chalk Hill 378 m
Lower Paddock Road 389 m
Silverdale Road 422 m


Information about the postcode WD23 2QL

Introduction December 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 WD23 2QL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
0 m
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
299 m
The Grange Academy 428 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery Good
(October 10, 2017)
462 m
Falconer School Good
(March 4, 2020)
516 m
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
819 m
Bournehall Primary School Outstanding
(November 27, 2014)
975 m
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.05 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.23 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.29 km
St Hilda's School 1.32 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.35 km
St Margaret's School 1.38 km
Little Reddings Primary School Good
(November 10, 2016)
1.41 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.48 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.5 km
Ashfield Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.55 km
The Purcell School 1.58 km
Merry Hill Infant School and Nursery Outstanding
(March 17, 2009)
1.73 km
Meadow Wood School Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.74 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD23 2QL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bushey Manor Junior School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 13, 2018
0 m
L. A. Kidz / Breakfast Club School/college/university Exempt
March 18, 2014
0 m
Refillabell Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 16, 2021
209 m
Sweet Trees By Browns Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
281 m
Chalk Hill Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 25, 2018
285 m
Plaice 4 Taste Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
August 7, 2019
285 m
Rose Grocers Retailers - other Exempt
March 9, 2018
285 m
HCL@ Bushey And Oxhey Infants School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 28, 2021
299 m
Oxhey Conservative Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
371 m
DAS Store Retailers - other 3
August 30, 2018
378 m
Eat-Well Diner Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
July 5, 2019
378 m
Rosewood Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2018
378 m
Villiers Coffee House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 8, 2017
406 m
C Loveday Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 25, 2018
428 m
Rifle Volunteer Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
October 11, 2019
428 m
Impact Food Group School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
428 m
Jessop Events Ltd Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
428 m
The Bushey Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2020
428 m
The Victoria Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 10, 2020
430 m
Ho Lok Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
February 2, 2022
443 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD23 2QL - Data from Apr 2022

Grange Road Bus Stop/Station 67 m
Grange Road Bus Stop/Station 144 m
The Grange Academy Bus Stop/Station 306 m
Hillside Road Bus Stop/Station 374 m
Hillside Road Bus Stop/Station 402 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.1 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.11 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.18 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 621 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 622 m
Bushey Rail Station Rail 706 m
London Luton Airport Air 25.89 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.64 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD23 2QL - Data from Dec 2021

Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 222 m
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 516 m
Bushey Pond Inland Water 611 m
Rectory Pond Inland Water 678 m
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 692 m
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 737 m
The Dell Valley 763 m
Upper Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 828 m
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.34 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.4 km
Margeholes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Merry Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.47 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Warren Dell Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64710000
Longitude -0.37566100
OS Easting 512483
OS Northing 0195505
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 North ED
Electoral Ward Bushey St James
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: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027311
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Hertsmere 012
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Hertsmere 012B
Output Area / Small Area 5B2