Postcode WD3 3BN (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD3 3BN and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD3 3BN is located in Three Rivers, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WD3 3BN is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD3 3BN is one of the least deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 8.3 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 3BN as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > Multi-ethnic professionals with families.

The closest road name to WD3 3BN is Harvey Road which is centered 66 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Harvey Road and is 123 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 509 m away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Rickmansworth Rail Station, 1.82 km away.

The closest primary school to WD3 3BN (for ages 11 and under) is Harvey Road Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Outstanding on October 14, 2011. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Rickmansworth School. The last OFSTED inspection on October 17, 2017 rated this school as Good

Residents reported an average download speed of 195.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 22.4 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 2.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD3 3BN 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 3BN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD3 3BN, and the approximate distance away.

Harvey Road 66 m
Frankland Close 200 m
Gonville Avenue 228 m
Dickinson Square 239 m
Bateman Road 241 m
Dickinson Avenue 261 m
Cherry Croft 288 m
The Crescent 296 m
New Road 336 m
Imperial Way 337 m
Frankland Road 357 m
Watford Road 710 m
A4145 1.58 km
A404 3.22 km
A412 6.83 km


Information about the postcode WD3 3BN

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 3BN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
0 m
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
476 m
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
722 m
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
805 m
Rickmansworth Park Junior Mixed and Infant School Good
(October 4, 2018)
1.18 km
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School Good
(February 27, 2018)
1.29 km
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
1.36 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
1.39 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.56 km
Royal Masonic School for Girls 1.76 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.77 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.99 km
York House School 2.08 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
2.09 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
2.1 km
Merchant Taylors' School 2.18 km
Charlotte House Preparatory School 2.24 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Rickmansworth Good
(March 29, 2019)
2.45 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
2.6 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
2.85 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD3 3BN - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Warren Packers Distributors/Transporters Exempt
May 14, 2019
945 m
Unit 6 Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 12, 2019
1.12 km
Coffee Coco Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
March 16, 2022
1.18 km
My Beauty And Care Distributors/Transporters 5
Very Good
May 12, 2021
1.22 km
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
1.32 km
Watford Observer Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 1, 2019
1.34 km
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
1.42 km
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.47 km
Best Before Project Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 21, 2022
1.5 km
Dream Earth Retailers - other Awaiting Inspection
1.5 km
Elior UK @ Nissan Training Centre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 22, 2019
1.5 km
HCL @ Clement Danes School School/college/university 4
November 21, 2019
1.5 km
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 15, 2021
1.57 km
BaxterStorey @ Camelot UK Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 2, 2018
1.59 km
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
1.61 km
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
1.61 km
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
1.65 km
Choice Menu Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 24, 2021
1.72 km
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
1.77 km
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
1.77 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD3 3BN - Data from Apr 2022

Harvey Road Bus Stop/Station 123 m
Harvey Road Bus Stop/Station 139 m
Bateman Road Bus Stop/Station 238 m
Bateman Road Bus Stop/Station 247 m
Dickinson Square Bus Stop/Station 322 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 509 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 509 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 566 m
Rickmansworth Rail Station Rail 1.82 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 4.02 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 4.12 km
London Luton Airport Air 26.57 km
London Stansted Airport Air 56.09 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD3 3BN - Data from Dec 2021

Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 397 m
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 424 m
Kingfisher Pool Inland Water 865 m
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 889 m
Longwater Inland Water 921 m
Stanleys Pool Inland Water 959 m
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 961 m
Castles Lake Inland Water 979 m
Cressacres Lake Inland Water 1.04 km
Croxley Lake Inland Water 1.12 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Copthorne Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
The Alders Woodland Or Forest 1.16 km
Elms Lake Inland Water 1.17 km
Sabeys Pool Inland Water 1.35 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD3 3BN - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 156.1 Mbps 195.8 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 21 Mbps 22.4 Mbps 39 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% 10 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 134.9 21.2
300+ Mbps 100% 593 39

Gas Consumption

14 meters consuming 244,190 kWh - mean 17,442 kWh : median 15,713 kWh

Energy usage data for WD3 3BN - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64534300
Longitude -0.44855500
OS Easting 507444
OS Northing 0195200
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 Croxley ED
Electoral Ward Dickinsons
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 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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: Multi-ethnic professionals with families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Rickmansworth BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027549
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 006F
Output Area / Small Area 5A2