Postcode WD3 1LW (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD3 1LW and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD3 1LW is located in Three Rivers, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WD3 1LW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD3 1LW is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 8.5 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 WD3 1LW as Suburbanites > Suburban achievers > Indian tech achievers.

The closest road name to WD3 1LW is Sandy Lodge Road which is centered 368 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Moor Park Station and is 482 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 492 m away at Moor Park Underground Station The closest railway station is Rickmansworth Rail Station, 2.71 km away.

The closest primary school to WD3 1LW (for ages 11 and under) is Eastbury Farm Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 10, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Merchant Taylors' School.

25% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for WD3 1LW 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 WD3 1LW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD3 1LW, and the approximate distance away.

Sandy Lodge Road 368 m
North Approach 376 m
Askew Road 415 m
Pembroke Road 438 m
Wolsey Road 887 m
Tolpits Lane 919 m
A4145 919 m
A404 1.97 km
A412 6.41 km
M25 20.69 km
A46 111.78 km
M4 118.79 km
M1 121.75 km
A41 124.47 km
A40 155.31 km


Information about the postcode WD3 1LW

Introduction January 1980
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 WD3 1LW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 0 m
Merchant Taylors' School 911 m
Eastbury Farm Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.55 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.56 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.7 km
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
1.84 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.84 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.91 km
St Martin's School 1.92 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.93 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.98 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
2.13 km
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School Good
(February 27, 2018)
2.14 km
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School Good
(November 22, 2017)
2.17 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
2.23 km
Rickmansworth Park Junior Mixed and Infant School Good
(October 4, 2018)
2.27 km
The Hall School Outstanding
(March 28, 2019)
2.34 km
St Helen's School 2.42 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
2.47 km
Frithwood Primary School Good
(February 12, 2019)
2.54 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD3 1LW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Coffee Coco Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 16, 2022
466 m
Unit 6 Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 12, 2019
668 m
Warren Packers Distributors/Transporters Exempt
May 14, 2019
677 m
My Beauty And Care Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
May 12, 2021
705 m
BaxterStorey @ Camelot UK Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2018
953 m
Best Before Project Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
956 m
Dream Earth Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
956 m
Elior UK @ Nissan Training Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 22, 2019
956 m
HCL @ Clement Danes School School/college/university 4
November 21, 2019
956 m
Watford Observer Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 1, 2019
1.13 km
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.29 km
Choice Menu Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 24, 2021
1.32 km
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
1.44 km
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
1.44 km
Xtra Time Kidz Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
1.52 km
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
1.6 km
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
1.6 km
Holywell Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 9, 2021
1.7 km
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
1.7 km
Cafe West @ West Watford Free Church Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2019
1.83 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD3 1LW - Data from Apr 2022

Moor Park Station Bus Stop/Station 482 m
Caxton Court Bus Stop/Station 1.09 km
Moor Park Underground Station Metro/Tram 492 m
Moor Park Underground Station Metro/Tram 498 m
Moor Park Underground Station Metro/Tram 510 m
Rickmansworth Rail Station Rail 2.71 km
Carpenders Park Rail Station Rail 3.51 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 3.72 km
London Luton Airport Air 27.7 km
London Stansted Airport Air 55.98 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD3 1LW - Data from Dec 2021

Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 512 m
Green Knoll Hill Or Mountain 711 m
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 830 m
Castles Lake Inland Water 835 m
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 982 m
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.09 km
Stanleys Pool Inland Water 1.16 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.22 km
Kingfisher Pool Inland Water 1.23 km
Bathend Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 1.36 km
Longwater Inland Water 1.42 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Croxley Lake Inland Water 1.6 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD3 1LW - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 0%
30-300 Mbps 75%
300+ Mbps 25%


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.63368400
Longitude -0.43596300
OS Easting 508343
OS Northing 0193922
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
South West Hertfordshire
County Electorial Division Rickmansworth East & Oxhey Park ED
Electoral Ward Moor Park & Eastbury
Local Authority District Three Rivers
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 E07000102
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: Suburbanites
Group: Suburban achievers
Subgroup: Indian tech achievers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Northwood BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024401
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 011C
Output Area / Small Area 6A1