Postcode WD6 1AW (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD6 1AW and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD6 1AW is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WD6 1AW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WD6 1AW is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.5 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 WD6 1AW as Ethnicity central > Ethnic family life > Young families and students.

The closest road name to WD6 1AW is Grosvenor Road which is centered 66 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Elstree Studios and is 168 m away. The closest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station, 674 m away.

The closest primary school to WD6 1AW (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 Yavneh College.

The local pub for residents of WD6 1AW is Three Horseshoes Public House and is 4.53 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 4.91 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

Residents reported an average download speed of 101.3 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.6 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 2.5 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Grosvenor Road 66 m
Clarendon Road 192 m
Eldon Avenue 215 m
Brook Close 232 m
Essex Road 248 m
Shenley Road 255 m
Centenary Place 272 m
Fairway Avenue 273 m
Whitehouse Avenue 293 m
Keystone Passage 321 m
Cardinal Avenue 397 m
Stratfield Road 425 m
Hillside Avenue 463 m
Brook Road 586 m
Furzehill Road 878 m


Information about the postcode WD6 1AW

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 WD6 1AW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Teresa Catholic Primary School Good
(January 29, 2020)
335 m
Monksmead School Good
(March 8, 2017)
479 m
Yavneh Primary School Outstanding
(June 27, 2019)
479 m
Yavneh College 479 m
Cowley Hill School Good
(October 6, 2021)
733 m
Summerswood Primary School Good
(November 3, 2016)
815 m
Kenilworth Primary School Requires improvement
(June 6, 2018)
1.02 km
Woodlands Primary School Good
(November 24, 2016)
1.04 km
Hertswood Academy Requires improvement
(September 12, 2019)
1.14 km
Meryfield Primary School 1.24 km
Elstree Screen Arts Academy Good
(September 25, 2019)
1.25 km
Parkside Community Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
1.51 km
Saffron Green Primary School Good
(December 12, 2017)
1.54 km
St Nicholas Elstree Church of England VA Primary School Good
(May 1, 2018)
2.13 km
Haberdashers' Girls' School 2.6 km
Hertsmere Jewish Primary School 2.68 km
Radlett Preparatory School Limited Good
(November 14, 2019)
2.7 km
Haberdashers' Boys' School 2.73 km
Broadfields Primary School Good
(June 11, 2019)
3.14 km
Rosh Pinah Additional Resource Provision 3.44 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bhaktivedanta Manor Main,Bakery, Deity Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 23, 2021
4.49 km
Rosary Priory Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
4.52 km
Three Horseshoes Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
4.53 km
Immanuel College School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
4.63 km
Latte Art Bushey Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
4.91 km
Mabels Vintage Tearooms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
4.91 km
The Garden Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
4.91 km
Cotton Tails Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
November 16, 2018
5.05 km
Mercure London Watford Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 5, 2018
5.06 km
Memorial Hall Trustees Other catering premises Exempt
February 6, 2002
5.17 km
Bushey Heath Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2018
5.26 km
Roundbush Tea Room Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 30, 2018
5.31 km
The Roundbush Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 7, 2021
5.32 km
Bushey Meads School (Caterlink Ltd) School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 8, 2020
5.33 km
Windmill Harvester Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
November 16, 2018
5.36 km
Buono Italian Limited Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
June 18, 2019
5.38 km
Charcoal Grill Ltd Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.38 km
Meze Mangal Restaurant Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
January 6, 2020
5.38 km
Tesco Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
May 20, 2015
5.38 km
Quantum Care Limited Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
5.41 km

Nearby Travel Links

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

Elstree Studios Bus Stop/Station 168 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 171 m
Tesco Bus Stop/Station 176 m
Elstree Studios Bus Stop/Station 211 m
Furzehill Road Bus Stop/Station 220 m
Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station Rail 674 m
Radlett Rail Station Rail 4.37 km
Mill Hill Broadway Rail Station Rail 5.17 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.75 km
London Stansted Airport Air 45.07 km

Nearby Nature

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

Studio Way Woodland Woodland Or Forest 903 m
Allum Lane Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.15 km
Furze Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.34 km
Woodcock Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.34 km
Potters Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.37 km
Deacons Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.59 km
Scratch Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Silver Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.96 km
Froghall Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Boys Hill Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Rowley Green Woodland Or Forest 2.26 km
Thistle Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Tykes Water Lake Inland Water 2.33 km
Arch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.49 km
Birch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.5 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 78.1 Mbps 101.3 Mbps 460 Mbps
Upload 16.2 Mbps 14.6 Mbps 36 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 10 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 21 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 78.1 15.6
300+ Mbps 100% 395.5 36

Gas Consumption

19 meters consuming 304,639 kWh - mean 16,034 kWh : median 16,517 kWh

Electricity Consumption

12 meters consuming 52,239 kWh - mean 4,353 kWh : median 2,863 kWh

Energy usage data for WD6 1AW - Data from 2020


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65744000
Longitude -0.27289000
OS Easting 519566
OS Northing 0196818
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 South ED
Electoral Ward Borehamwood Brookmeadow
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: Ethnicity central
Group: Ethnic family life
Subgroup: Young families and students
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Built-Up Area Greater London BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Borehamwood BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024220
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Hertsmere 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Hertsmere 007B
Output Area / Small Area 3A2