Postcode WD6 1AP (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD6 1AP and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD6 1AP is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in July 2019 and is an active postcode. WD6 1AP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD6 1AP is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3.7 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 WD6 1AP as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to WD6 1AP is Todd Close which is centered 91 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Studio Way and is 169 m away. The closest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station, 1.34 km away.

The closest primary school to WD6 1AP (for ages 11 and under) is St Teresa Catholic Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 29, 2020. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Hertswood Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on September 12, 2019 rated this school as Requires improvement

The local pub for residents of WD6 1AP is Three Horseshoes Public House and is 5 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on April 1, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from The Garden Cafe and is 5.57 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 276.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 0 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.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WD6 1AP 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 WD6 1AP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD6 1AP, and the approximate distance away.

Todd Close 91 m
Hertshill Gardens 93 m
Holmesley Road 94 m
Ark Avenue 116 m
Woodhill Rise 138 m
Tomblin Close 143 m
Nicholas Hawksmoor Drive 151 m
Korda Close 165 m
Thrift Farm Lane 206 m
Thurston Way 217 m
Lowen Close 228 m
Gernat Grove 228 m
Horizon Place 290 m
Meadow Road 317 m
Studio Way 324 m


Information about the postcode WD6 1AP

Introduction July 2019
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 WD6 1AP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Teresa Catholic Primary School Good
(January 29, 2020)
422 m
Elstree Screen Arts Academy Good
(September 25, 2019)
585 m
Hertswood Academy Requires improvement
(September 12, 2019)
651 m
Cowley Hill School Good
(October 6, 2021)
676 m
Yavneh College 766 m
Monksmead School Good
(March 8, 2017)
766 m
Yavneh Primary School Outstanding
(June 27, 2019)
766 m
Kenilworth Primary School Requires improvement
(June 6, 2018)
797 m
Woodlands Primary School Good
(November 24, 2016)
807 m
Summerswood Primary School Good
(November 3, 2016)
1.19 km
Saffron Green Primary School Good
(December 12, 2017)
1.35 km
Parkside Community Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
1.51 km
Meryfield Primary School 1.59 km
St Nicholas Elstree Church of England VA Primary School Good
(May 1, 2018)
2.8 km
Hertsmere Jewish Primary School 3.02 km
Radlett Preparatory School Limited Good
(November 14, 2019)
3.04 km
Haberdashers' Girls' School 3.21 km
Haberdashers' Boys' School 3.31 km
Shenley Primary School Requires improvement
(September 19, 2019)
3.51 km
Broadfields Primary School Good
(June 11, 2019)
3.58 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD6 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bhaktivedanta Manor Main,Bakery, Deity Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 23, 2021
4.97 km
Three Horseshoes Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
5 km
Rosary Priory Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
5.18 km
Immanuel College School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
5.29 km
Latte Art Bushey Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
5.57 km
Mabels Vintage Tearooms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
5.57 km
The Garden Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
5.57 km
Cotton Tails Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
November 16, 2018
5.63 km
Memorial Hall Trustees Other catering premises Exempt
February 6, 2002
5.63 km
Mercure London Watford Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 5, 2018
5.63 km
The Roundbush Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 7, 2021
5.74 km
Roundbush Tea Room Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 30, 2018
5.74 km
Edge Grove School And Nursery School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 15, 2019
5.9 km
Bushey Heath Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2018
5.92 km
Bushey Meads School (Caterlink Ltd) School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 8, 2020
5.95 km
McDonalds Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 8, 2019
5.99 km
Windmill Harvester Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 16, 2018
6.03 km
Little Alpine At The Three Compasses Pub/bar/nightclub 3
January 17, 2019
6.03 km
Buono Italian Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 18, 2019
6.05 km
Charcoal Grill Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
6.05 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD6 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Studio Way Bus Stop/Station 169 m
Bergman Court Bus Stop/Station 185 m
Bergman Court Bus Stop/Station 207 m
Meadow Road Bus Stop/Station 219 m
Meadow Road Bus Stop/Station 232 m
Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station Rail 1.34 km
Radlett Rail Station Rail 4.54 km
Potters Bar Rail Station Rail 6.44 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.54 km
London Stansted Airport Air 44.4 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD6 1AP - Data from Dec 2021

Studio Way Woodland Woodland Or Forest 265 m
Potters Wood Woodland Or Forest 699 m
Silver Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.59 km
Furze Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.72 km
Woodcock Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.72 km
Allum Lane Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Rowley Green Woodland Or Forest 1.93 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Deacons Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.18 km
Froghall Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Scratch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.34 km
Boys Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Thistle Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km
Crossoaks Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.52 km
Gravel Pit Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.69 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD6 1AP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 150 Mbps 276.7 Mbps 1000 Mbps
Upload 0 Mbps 0 Mbps 0 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% - -
30-300 Mbps 0% 116.7 0
300+ Mbps 100% 916.7 0

Electricity Consumption

31 meters consuming 200,510 kWh - mean 6,468 kWh : median 6,307 kWh

Energy usage data for WD6 1AP - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.66087900
Longitude -0.26491200
OS Easting 520107
OS Northing 0197213
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 Borehamwood North ED
Electoral Ward Borehamwood Cowley Hill
Local Authority District Hertsmere
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 E07000098
Travel To Work Area London


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: Multicultural metropolitans
Group: Rented family living
Subgroup: Social renting young families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Borehamwood BUASD
Workplace Zone E33027288
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Hertsmere 006
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Hertsmere 006D
Output Area / Small Area 4A1