Postcode WD3 3LR (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD3 3LR and nearby postcodes

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

WD3 3LR 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 3LR as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Semi-detached ageing.

The closest road name to WD3 3LR is Warwick Way which is centered 159 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Winton Drive and is 14 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 823 m away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford Junction Rail Station, 2.78 km away.

The closest primary school to WD3 3LR (for ages 11 and under) is Ascot Road Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 21, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Croxley Danes School. The last OFSTED inspection on January 26, 2022 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WD3 3LR is The Spirit Store and is 780 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on June 7, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Happy Palace and is 780 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 24, 2018.

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

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

Nearby Roads

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

Warwick Way 159 m
Dorrofield Close 171 m
Sansom Close 191 m
Richmond Way 231 m
Mayfare 244 m
Claremont Crescent 278 m
Winton Approach 298 m
Sycamore Road 332 m
Links Way 383 m
Winton Drive 445 m
Baldwins Lane 607 m
Watford Road 672 m
Little Green Lane 1.14 km
A4145 1.46 km
A404 4.09 km


Information about the postcode WD3 3LR

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 3LR - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
0 m
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
587 m
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
829 m
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
1.01 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.05 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.13 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.18 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.31 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.36 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.38 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.69 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
1.74 km
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
1.78 km
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.88 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
1.89 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
2.01 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
2.02 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
2.08 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 2.13 km
York House School 2.14 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 15, 2021
574 m
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
587 m
Rising Sun, Brewers Fayre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
626 m
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
651 m
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
747 m
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 26, 2021
747 m
Watford Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 3, 2020
747 m
Happy Palace Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
780 m
Micron's Mini Mart Retailers - other 3
June 9, 2021
780 m
Pucka Tucka Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2020
780 m
The Spirit Store Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 7, 2017
780 m
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
793 m
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
806 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
829 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
829 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
874 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
874 m
USA Treats Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 26, 2017
973 m
Mr & Mrs Coffeewala Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
1.02 km
Prandora's Box Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 26, 2021
1.02 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Winton Drive Bus Stop/Station 14 m
Winton Drive Bus Stop/Station 45 m
Links Way Bus Stop/Station 151 m
Two Bridges Bus Stop/Station 197 m
Durrants Drive Bus Stop/Station 228 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 823 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 826 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 877 m
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.78 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.78 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.86 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.57 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.74 km

Nearby Nature

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

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 600 m
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.26 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.43 km
Round Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Waterdell Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Copthorne Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.79 km
Whippendell Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 1.93 km
Merlin's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Merlin's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD3 3LR - 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 0%
300+ Mbps 100%


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65274800
Longitude -0.43291400
OS Easting 508507
OS Northing 0196046
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 Durrants
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: Suburbanites
Group: Semi-detached suburbia
Subgroup: Semi-detached ageing
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Rickmansworth BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027533
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 003B
Output Area / Small Area 6B3