Postcode WD3 3QQ (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD3 3QQ and nearby postcodes

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

WD3 3QQ 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 3QQ as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > Multi-ethnic suburbia.

The closest road name to WD3 3QQ is Malvern Way which is centered 94 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Lancing Way and is 280 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 382 m away at Croxley Underground Station The closest railway station is Rickmansworth Rail Station, 2.55 km away.

The closest primary school to WD3 3QQ (for ages 11 and under) is Yorke Mead Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 10, 2018. 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 nearest takeaway food is available from Happy Palace and is 1.32 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 24, 2018.

Residents reported an average download speed of 103 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.4 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 1.7 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Malvern Way 94 m
Winton Crescent 100 m
Girton Way 142 m
Lancing Way 158 m
Winton Drive 194 m
Baldwins Lane 258 m
Watford Road 291 m
Springfield Close 297 m
Claremont Crescent 310 m
Beechcroft Avenue 345 m
Sherborne Way 348 m
Winchester Way 364 m
Oakleigh Drive 420 m
Links Way 798 m
Tolpits Lane 1.5 km


Information about the postcode WD3 3QQ

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 3QQ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
0 m
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
587 m
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
642 m
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
805 m
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
830 m
Rickmansworth School Good
(October 17, 2017)
1.2 km
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
1.24 km
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.47 km
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
1.56 km
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
1.71 km
York House School 1.86 km
Rickmansworth Park Junior Mixed and Infant School Good
(October 4, 2018)
1.89 km
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
1.89 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.93 km
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School Good
(February 27, 2018)
2.06 km
Cassiobury Junior School Outstanding
(May 13, 2008)
2.22 km
Merchant Taylors' School 2.24 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
2.25 km
Royal Masonic School for Girls 2.29 km
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 23, 2011)
2.34 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Boys & Girls Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
September 14, 2021
893 m
Elior UK PLC @ Croxley Park Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 22, 2019
946 m
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 15, 2021
985 m
Rising Sun, Brewers Fayre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
1.16 km
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
1.16 km
Watford Observer Staff Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 1, 2019
1.16 km
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
1.17 km
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
1.17 km
Diamond Burger Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
1.19 km
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
1.24 km
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
1.24 km
Warren Packers Distributors/Transporters Exempt
May 14, 2019
1.25 km
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
1.27 km
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 26, 2021
1.27 km
Watford Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 3, 2020
1.27 km
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
1.28 km
Unit 6 Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
March 12, 2019
1.29 km
Tony And Maria's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 3
September 19, 2019
1.3 km
Happy Palace Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
1.32 km
Micron's Mini Mart Retailers - other 3
June 9, 2021
1.32 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Lancing Way Bus Stop/Station 280 m
Lancing Way Bus Stop/Station 347 m
Hazelwood Road Bus Stop/Station 351 m
Winton Approach Bus Stop/Station 353 m
Winchester Way Bus Stop/Station 370 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 382 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 385 m
Croxley Underground Station Metro/Tram 412 m
Rickmansworth Rail Station Rail 2.55 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 3.36 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 3.37 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.88 km
London Stansted Airport Air 55.32 km

Nearby Nature

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

Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 816 m
Carpdell Lake Inland Water 1.19 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.22 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
Copthorne Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.28 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Waterdell Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Round Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.52 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 1.52 km
Parrot's Dell Valley 1.54 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 1.63 km
Kingfisher Pool Inland Water 1.63 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.64 km
Thurlows Lake Inland Water 1.67 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 63.1 Mbps 103 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 11.4 Mbps 14.4 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 78.6 12.9
300+ Mbps 100% 395.5 36

Gas Consumption

27 meters consuming 307,231 kWh - mean 11,379 kWh : median 12,121 kWh

Electricity Consumption

25 meters consuming 77,125 kWh - mean 3,085 kWh : median 2,365 kWh

Energy usage data for WD3 3QQ - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65072500
Longitude -0.44078200
OS Easting 507969
OS Northing 0195810
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: Multi-ethnic suburbia
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Rickmansworth BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027547
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 006C
Output Area / Small Area 6B1