Postcode WD23 3AA (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD23 3AA and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD23 3AA is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD23 3AA is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD23 3AA 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 3AA as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to WD23 3AA is Falconer Road which is centered 166 m away.

The nearest bus stop is The Grange Academy and is 90 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 3.52 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Bushey Rail Station, 1.02 km away.

The closest primary school to WD23 3AA (for ages 11 and under) is Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on October 10, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is The Grange Academy.

The local pub for residents of WD23 3AA is Red Lion and is 271 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on August 14, 2019.

Policing for WD23 3AA 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 3AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD23 3AA, and the approximate distance away.

Falconer Road 166 m
The Studios 179 m
Rectory Lane 223 m
Cow Lane 242 m
Glencoe Road 255 m
London Road 306 m
Rudolph Road 307 m
Kemp Place 333 m
Avenue Rise 473 m
Grange Road 484 m
High Street 496 m
Herkomer Road 497 m
Finch Lane 524 m
Aldenham Road 910 m
Merry Hill Road 924 m


Information about the postcode WD23 3AA

Introduction October 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 3AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Grange Academy 0 m
Falconer School Good
(March 4, 2020)
126 m
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery Good
(October 10, 2017)
269 m
Bushey Manor Junior School Good
(February 12, 2020)
428 m
Bournehall Primary School Outstanding
(November 27, 2014)
626 m
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School Good
(December 2, 2021)
725 m
St Hilda's School 913 m
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
984 m
Little Reddings Primary School Good
(November 10, 2016)
1 km
St Margaret's School 1.05 km
Ashfield Junior School Good
(February 8, 2017)
1.17 km
Meadow Wood School Good
(March 14, 2017)
1.34 km
Merry Hill Infant School and Nursery Outstanding
(March 17, 2009)
1.35 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.36 km
Bromet Primary School Good
(January 13, 2022)
1.38 km
Bushey Meads School Good
(November 13, 2019)
1.48 km
The Purcell School 1.56 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
1.66 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
1.72 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.87 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD23 3AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Impact Food Group School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
0 m
Jessop Events Ltd Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
0 m
The Bushey Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2020
0 m
Falconer School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
126 m
SHRIMAD RAJCHANDRA MISSION DHARAMPUR (UK) Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
137 m
Meedivko Other catering premises Exempt
November 8, 2011
145 m
First Place Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
December 3, 2019
204 m
Picnics Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 10, 2018
220 m
St James Restaurant Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 4, 2020
220 m
The Village Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 10, 2018
220 m
Sacred Heart R C School School/college/university 4
June 13, 2018
269 m
Red Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 14, 2019
271 m
Barracuda Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
May 4, 2021
297 m
Bushey Conservative Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 6, 2018
297 m
HEAL Eats Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
297 m
Smash And Wings Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
297 m
Tweens Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
January 21, 2005
297 m
Zaza Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 16, 2020
297 m
China House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 17, 2019
348 m
India Garden Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 15, 2020
348 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD23 3AA - Data from Apr 2022

The Grange Academy Bus Stop/Station 90 m
The Grange Academy Bus Stop/Station 167 m
Red Lion PH Bus Stop/Station 192 m
Red Lion PH Bus Stop/Station 258 m
Falconer Road Bus Stop/Station 356 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.52 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.53 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 3.61 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 1.02 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 1.02 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 1.11 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.99 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.33 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD23 3AA - Data from Dec 2021

Bushey Pond Inland Water 210 m
Rectory Pond Inland Water 295 m
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 371 m
Haydon Hill Pond Inland Water 375 m
Upper Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 404 m
Home Spring Woodland Or Forest 654 m
Lower Haydon Hill Hill Or Mountain 722 m
Merry Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.16 km
The Dell Valley 1.18 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km
Margeholes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.47 km
Sherwoods Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.56 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.74 km
Little Hartsbourne Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64627900
Longitude -0.36962000
OS Easting 512903
OS Northing 0195423
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