Postcode WD24 4AB (Watford) Terminated August 2012

Map showing WD24 4AB and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD24 4AB is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in December 2000 and terminated in August 2012.WD24 4AB is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD24 4AB is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.9 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 WD24 4AB as Multicultural metropolitans > Asian traits > Inner city ethnic mix.

The closest road name to WD24 4AB is Brixton Road which is centered 40 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Brixton Road and is 113 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 1.88 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 580 m away.

The closest primary school to WD24 4AB (for ages 11 and under) is Parkgate Junior School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on June 22, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Stanborough Secondary School.

The local pub for residents of WD24 4AB is North Watford Conservative Club and is 99 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on January 20, 2020. The nearest takeaway food is available from KFC and is 28 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on September 14, 2021.

Policing for WD24 4AB 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 WD24 4AB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD24 4AB, and the approximate distance away.

Brixton Road 40 m
Hatfield Road 63 m
Ellenbrook Close 107 m
Lowestoft Road 113 m
Victoria Road 118 m
Salisbury Road 119 m
Regent Street 169 m
Bruce Grove 187 m
Penn Road 218 m
Stanmore Road 220 m
Nevill Grove 220 m
Bedford Street 224 m
Bradshaw Road 232 m
Yarmouth Road 246 m
Copsewood Road 253 m


Information about the postcode WD24 4AB

Introduction December 2000
Termination August 2012
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 WD24 4AB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
499 m
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
712 m
Knutsford Primary Academy 724 m
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
850 m
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
960 m
Beechfield School 1.06 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.07 km
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
1.12 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.13 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.17 km
Cherry Tree Primary School 1.48 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.51 km
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.51 km
The Orchard Primary School 1.69 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.73 km
The Grove Academy Good
(June 16, 2016)
1.74 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.74 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.76 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.87 km
Stanborough Secondary School 1.87 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD24 4AB - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Co-operative Group Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 4
June 22, 2018
28 m
Fresh Cut Sandwich Bar Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 1, 2021
28 m
Kays Newsagent Retailers - other Exempt
March 7, 2018
28 m
KFC Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
28 m
Mangal Plus Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 22, 2019
28 m
Pizzeria Locale Watford Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
28 m
Rio's Piri Piri Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 8, 2019
28 m
T K Maxx Retailers - other Exempt
March 9, 2018
96 m
Watford Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 28, 2018
96 m
Afccos Retailers - other 3
November 13, 2019
99 m
Day 1 Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 2, 2018
99 m
Domino's Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 25, 2020
99 m
Golden Crown Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 20, 2019
99 m
Iqbal Halal Meat Limited Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 23, 2019
99 m
Jenny's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
February 3, 2020
99 m
North Watford Conservative Club Pub/bar/nightclub 4
January 20, 2020
99 m
Peri Peri Original Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
September 11, 2019
99 m
Derwish BQ Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 16, 2019
103 m
KELLY'S CARIBBEAN CUISINE LTD Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
103 m
Slow Boat Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
October 31, 2019
103 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD24 4AB - Data from Apr 2022

Brixton Road Bus Stop/Station 113 m
Regent Street Bus Stop/Station 132 m
Regent Street Bus Stop/Station 168 m
Bermer Road Bus Stop/Station 315 m
Shakespeare Street Bus Stop/Station 321 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.88 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.9 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.97 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 580 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 588 m
Watford North Rail Station Rail 873 m
London Luton Airport Air 23.51 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.7 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD24 4AB - Data from Dec 2021

Watford Pond Inland Water 1.14 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.47 km
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.82 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.12 km
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 2.47 km
The Dell Valley 2.6 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.6 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.73 km
Munden Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.82 km
Coldharbour Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.96 km
Round Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.07 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66897600
Longitude -0.39714900
OS Easting 510943
OS Northing 0197905
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 North Watford ED
Electoral Ward Callowland
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: Asian traits
Subgroup: Inner city ethnic mix
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027594
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 006A
Output Area / Small Area 4C3