Postcode WD24 4EX (Watford)

Map showing WD24 4EX and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD24 4EX is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in October 2000 and is an active postcode. WD24 4EX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD24 4EX is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 8.2 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 4EX as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Multi-ethnic suburbia.

The closest road name to WD24 4EX is Hibbert Avenue which is centered 131 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Knutsford Avenue and is 20 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 2.5 km away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford North Rail Station, 572 m away.

The closest primary school to WD24 4EX (for ages 11 and under) is Knutsford Primary Academy. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Stanborough Secondary School.

The local pub for residents of WD24 4EX is Tudor Arms (Watford) and is 388 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Good on September 30, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Tudor Fish And Grill and is 413 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 9, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 156.2 Mbps and an average upload speed of 21.7 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 3 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 WD24 4EX 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 4EX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Hibbert Avenue 131 m
Devon Road 147 m
Federal Way 155 m
Tavistock Road 157 m
Balmoral Road 174 m
Knutsford Avenue 176 m
Munden Grove 208 m
Eastfield Avenue 221 m
Byron Avenue 237 m
Regal Way 248 m
Westfield Avenue 262 m
Norfolk Avenue 296 m
Ryan Way 320 m
Southfield Avenue 384 m
Bushey Mill Lane 486 m


Information about the postcode WD24 4EX

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 WD24 4EX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Knutsford Primary Academy 74 m
The Watford UTC Good
(March 15, 2017)
412 m
Parkgate Junior School Outstanding
(June 22, 2018)
643 m
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School Good
(July 6, 2018)
934 m
Highwood Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
953 m
The Grove Academy Good
(June 16, 2016)
1.39 km
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School Good
(June 6, 2019)
1.44 km
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(June 28, 2011)
1.5 km
Beechfield School 1.51 km
Nascot Wood Junior School Outstanding
(January 15, 2010)
1.61 km
Central Primary School Good
(November 8, 2017)
1.66 km
Cherry Tree Primary School 1.68 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.7 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.73 km
Stanborough Secondary School 1.81 km
The Purcell School 1.83 km
Queens' School Good
(September 18, 2019)
1.85 km
Stanborough Primary School Inadequate
(March 14, 2019)
1.92 km
Longwood School Good
(June 20, 2019)
1.98 km
The Orchard Primary School 2.09 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Aspire Academies Trust @ Knutsford School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 30, 2019
74 m
Knutsford Community Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2020
74 m
Knutz Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
January 3, 2020
74 m
St Peter's Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
287 m
The Nest Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 15, 2016
325 m
Tudor Cafe Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 11, 2021
325 m
Feel Hot Yoga & Wellbeing Other catering premises Awaiting Publication
360 m
Tudor Arms (Watford) Pub/bar/nightclub 4
September 30, 2019
388 m
Watford Foodbank Retailers - other Exempt
March 8, 2018
403 m
Impact Food Group @ The WatfordUTC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2019
412 m
D And D Newsagents Retailers - other 4
February 14, 2019
413 m
Tudor Fish And Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 9, 2022
413 m
Chagrest Retailers - other Exempt
January 3, 2020
425 m
Wickes Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
449 m
Sweets In The City Limited Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 19, 2022
468 m
Rare Whiskey Auctioneers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 28, 2019
481 m
Teddies Tots Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
481 m
Windsors Of Watford Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 26, 2018
513 m
Sophie Hopkins Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
July 18, 2016
518 m
North Watford Church Of The Nazarene Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 3, 2020
541 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Knutsford Avenue Bus Stop/Station 20 m
Hibbert Avenue Bus Stop/Station 103 m
Hibbert Avenue Bus Stop/Station 107 m
Eastfield Avenue Bus Stop/Station 122 m
Eastfield Avenue Bus Stop/Station 206 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 2.5 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 2.52 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 2.6 km
Watford North Rail Station Rail 572 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 987 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 989 m
London Luton Airport Air 23.31 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.04 km

Nearby Nature

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

Wildwoods Woodland Or Forest 946 m
Scotts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.28 km
Berrygrove Woodland Or Forest 1.32 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.58 km
Icedale Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Munden Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km
East Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Rough Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Coldharbour Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
West Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.54 km
The Dell Valley 2.66 km
Blackbird Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km
Charlotte's Vale Valley 2.75 km
Peartree Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.81 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD24 4EX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 79.7 Mbps 156.2 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 21.7 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 28 9
30-300 Mbps 0% 112.5 19.3
300+ Mbps 100% 374 36

Gas Consumption

17 meters consuming 331,151 kWh - mean 19,479 kWh : median 17,809 kWh

Electricity Consumption

16 meters consuming 78,452 kWh - mean 4,903 kWh : median 4,732 kWh

Energy usage data for WD24 4EX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.67048200
Longitude -0.38758000
OS Easting 511601
OS Northing 0198087
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 Meriden Tudor ED
Electoral Ward Tudor
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic suburbia
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027585
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 005
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 005D
Output Area / Small Area 6B1