Postcode WD5 0TU (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD5 0TU and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD5 0TU is located in Three Rivers, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in July 1995 and is an active postcode. WD5 0TU is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD5 0TU is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.2 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 WD5 0TU as Suburbanites > Semi-detached suburbia > White suburban communities.

The closest road name to WD5 0TU is Edinburgh Drive which is centered 23 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Old Forge Close and is 223 m away. The closest railway station is Garston (Herts) Rail Station, 2.1 km away.

The closest primary school to WD5 0TU (for ages 11 and under) is Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Future Academies Watford. The last OFSTED inspection on March 27, 2019 rated this school as Requires improvement

The local pub for residents of WD5 0TU is The Hammer In Hand and is 263 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 20, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Home Pizza and is 295 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 25, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 157.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 20.4 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 2.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD5 0TU 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 WD5 0TU and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD5 0TU, and the approximate distance away.

Edinburgh Drive 23 m
Lysander Way 88 m
Cardiff Way 108 m
Shackleton Way 108 m
Stirling Way 109 m
Blenhiem Road 119 m
Abbey Drive 128 m
Whitley Close 148 m
Mitchell Close 183 m
Hare Crescent 191 m
Hurricane Way 202 m
Hope Green 212 m
Harrison Close 215 m
Old Forge Close 224 m
Stud Green 244 m


Information about the postcode WD5 0TU

Introduction July 1995
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 WD5 0TU - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery 376 m
Leavesden JMI School Good
(November 20, 2019)
672 m
Kingsway Infants' School Good
(June 7, 2017)
931 m
Future Academies Watford Requires improvement
(March 27, 2019)
961 m
Kingsway Junior School Good
(May 21, 2019)
995 m
Garston Manor School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.1 km
Breakspeare School Outstanding
(September 27, 2017)
1.2 km
Tanners Wood Junior Mixed and Infant School Good
(November 28, 2019)
1.2 km
Parmiter's School Outstanding
(September 22, 2011)
1.27 km
Saint Michael's Catholic High School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
1.38 km
St Catherine of Siena Catholic Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.4 km
Stanborough Primary School Inadequate
(March 14, 2019)
1.43 km
Stanborough Secondary School 1.48 km
Abbots Langley School Good
(January 16, 2018)
1.57 km
Divine Saviour Roman Catholic Primary School 1.58 km
Cherry Tree Primary School 1.81 km
Coates Way JMI and Nursery School Good
(March 28, 2019)
1.86 km
The Orchard Primary School 2.01 km
Mount Pleasant Lane Primary School 2.02 km
The Grove Academy Good
(June 16, 2016)
2.16 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD5 0TU - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Hammer In Hand Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 20, 2019
263 m
Home Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 25, 2021
295 m
Chartwells @ Alban Wood Primary School And Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
376 m
Woodside Community Association Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 1, 2019
445 m
St. Peter's Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
May 30, 2019
460 m
The Indian Breakfast Club Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 21, 2021
475 m
The Studio Lounge Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
475 m
Benni Beans Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 3, 2021
486 m
Favorite Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 2, 2021
486 m
Hafiz Halal Meat & Groceries Retailers - other 4
November 23, 2020
486 m
Nisa Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
486 m
Teddybear Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
July 11, 2019
528 m
BaxterStorey @ ASOS Leavesden Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 5, 2019
585 m
Haines Fish & Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 9, 2019
611 m
Leavesden Green Post Office And Newsagent Retailers - other 4
February 19, 2014
611 m
Nisa Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 21, 2018
611 m
Ashbourne Day Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 26, 2022
672 m
Caterlink @ Leavesden Green JMI School School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 26, 2022
672 m
Orbital Pre-School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 13, 2020
750 m
Chemilab Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
January 17, 2020
815 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD5 0TU - Data from Apr 2022

Old Forge Close Bus Stop/Station 223 m
Old Forge Close Bus Stop/Station 268 m
Langley Lane Bus Stop/Station 274 m
The Hammer in Hand PH Bus Stop/Station 293 m
Ganders Ash Bus Stop/Station 301 m
Garston (Herts) Rail Station Rail 2.1 km
Kings Langley Rail Station Rail 2.45 km
Watford North Rail Station Rail 2.72 km
London Luton Airport Air 20.35 km
London Stansted Airport Air 50.78 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD5 0TU - Data from Dec 2021

Tanners Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Bloom Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.38 km
Stowes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.94 km
Round Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Coldharbour Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Winch Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Mutchetts Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km
Bricket Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
Job's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.49 km
Furzefield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.51 km
Long Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.56 km
Munden Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.57 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD5 0TU - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 107 Mbps 157.4 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 20.4 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 107.6 16.9
300+ Mbps 100% 356.8 36

Gas Consumption

25 meters consuming 429,549 kWh - mean 17,182 kWh : median 16,886 kWh

Energy usage data for WD5 0TU - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.69784900
Longitude -0.40567900
OS Easting 510283
OS Northing 0201103
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 Abbots Langley ED
Electoral Ward Leavesden
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: White suburban communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027526
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Three Rivers 002
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Three Rivers 002D
Output Area / Small Area 6B2