Postcode WD5 0XB (Three Rivers)

Map showing WD5 0XB and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD5 0XB is located in Three Rivers, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in April 1986 and is an active postcode. WD5 0XB is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD5 0XB is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4 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 0XB as Urbanites > Urban professionals and families > White professionals.

The closest road name to WD5 0XB is Follett Drive which is centered 74 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Shirley Road and is 139 m away. The closest railway station is Kings Langley Rail Station, 1.85 km away.

The closest primary school to WD5 0XB (for ages 11 and under) is Tanners Wood Junior Mixed and Infant School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 28, 2019. 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 0XB is The Hammer In Hand and is 932 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 937 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on March 25, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 129.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 19 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 1.1 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 WD5 0XB 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 0XB and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Follett Drive 74 m
Swallow Oaks 90 m
Berkeley Close 98 m
Lancaster Way 119 m
Pryor Close 120 m
Shirley Road 166 m
Queens Drive 174 m
Wadham Road 179 m
Cherry Hollow 179 m
Tanners Hill 189 m
Margaret Close 189 m
The Hideaway 193 m
Old Trowley 210 m
Edward Close 223 m
Keble Terrace 229 m


Information about the postcode WD5 0XB

Introduction April 1986
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 0XB - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Breakspeare School Outstanding
(September 27, 2017)
586 m
Tanners Wood Junior Mixed and Infant School Good
(November 28, 2019)
780 m
Abbots Langley School Good
(January 16, 2018)
928 m
Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery 1 km
Divine Saviour Roman Catholic Primary School 1.1 km
Leavesden JMI School Good
(November 20, 2019)
1.15 km
Kingsway Infants' School Good
(June 7, 2017)
1.46 km
Future Academies Watford Requires improvement
(March 27, 2019)
1.5 km
Kingsway Junior School Good
(May 21, 2019)
1.54 km
Parmiter's School Outstanding
(September 22, 2011)
1.6 km
Garston Manor School Good
(March 16, 2017)
1.67 km
Saint Michael's Catholic High School Outstanding
(November 26, 2014)
1.86 km
Bedmond Academy 1.95 km
St Catherine of Siena Catholic Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
1.97 km
St Paul's Church of England Primary School, Langleybury Good
(February 6, 2018)
2.02 km
Stanborough Primary School Inadequate
(March 14, 2019)
2.1 km
Stanborough Secondary School 2.13 km
Mount Pleasant Lane Primary School 2.33 km
Cherry Tree Primary School 2.36 km
The Orchard Primary School 2.42 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Indian Breakfast Club Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 21, 2021
666 m
The Studio Lounge Other catering premises 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
666 m
BaxterStorey @ ASOS Leavesden Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 5, 2019
865 m
The Hammer In Hand Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 20, 2019
932 m
Home Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
March 25, 2021
937 m
St. Peter's Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
May 30, 2019
965 m
Chartwells @ Alban Wood Primary School And Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
1 km
Teddybear Childcare Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Exempt
July 11, 2019
1.06 km
Woodside Community Association Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 1, 2019
1.09 km
Haines Fish & Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 9, 2019
1.11 km
Leavesden Green Post Office And Newsagent Retailers - other 4
February 19, 2014
1.11 km
Nisa Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 21, 2018
1.11 km
Benni Beans Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 3, 2021
1.11 km
Favorite Chicken Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
August 2, 2021
1.11 km
Hafiz Halal Meat & Groceries Retailers - other 4
November 23, 2020
1.11 km
Nisa Local Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
1.11 km
The Co-Operative Food Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 21, 2019
1.13 km
Ashbourne Day Nurseries Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 26, 2022
1.15 km
Caterlink @ Leavesden Green JMI School School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 26, 2022
1.15 km
Armark Ltd @ Warner Bros. Studios Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 1, 2019
1.16 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Shirley Road Bus Stop/Station 139 m
Shirley Road Bus Stop/Station 160 m
The Compasses PH Bus Stop/Station 218 m
The Compasses PH Bus Stop/Station 243 m
De Havilland Way Bus Stop/Station 404 m
Kings Langley Rail Station Rail 1.85 km
Garston (Herts) Rail Station Rail 2.76 km
Watford North Rail Station Rail 3.36 km
London Luton Airport Air 19.93 km
London Stansted Airport Air 51.01 km

Nearby Nature

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

Tanners Wood Woodland Or Forest 638 m
Stowes Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Round Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.41 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Bloom Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Moor Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Long Spring Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Old Place Gardens Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Job's Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Furzefield Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.15 km
Piecorner Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Hanging Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Winch Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km
North Grove Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Harebreaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 76.1 Mbps 129.4 Mbps 593 Mbps
Upload 19.5 Mbps 19 Mbps 39 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 5.3 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 14 18
30-300 Mbps 0% 92 18.3
300+ Mbps 100% 428.8 36.8

Gas Consumption

28 meters consuming 209,972 kWh - mean 7,499 kWh : median 6,146 kWh

Electricity Consumption

29 meters consuming 88,703 kWh - mean 3,059 kWh : median 2,251 kWh

Energy usage data for WD5 0XB - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.70214900
Longitude -0.41247500
OS Easting 509803
OS Northing 0201571
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: Urbanites
Group: Urban professionals and families
Subgroup: White professionals
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 002B
Output Area / Small Area 5A1