Postcode WD6 3AF (Hertsmere)

Map showing WD6 3AF and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD6 3AF is located in Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WD6 3AF is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD6 3AF is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.4 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 WD6 3AF as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Communal retirement.

The closest road name to WD6 3AF is North Drive which is centered 205 m away.

The closest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station, 2.29 km away.

The closest primary school to WD6 3AF (for ages 11 and under) is Radlett Preparatory School Limited. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 14, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Bushey Meads School. The last OFSTED inspection on November 13, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WD6 3AF is Three Horseshoes Public House and is 2.04 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 2.61 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as AwaitingInspection .

100% of residents have broadband access of 10-30 Mbps.

Policing for WD6 3AF 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 3AF and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD6 3AF, and the approximate distance away.

North Drive 205 m
Aldenham Road 349 m
Butterfly Lane 432 m
A411 1.48 km
Theobald Street 1.87 km
Watling Street 2.04 km
B5378 4.62 km
A404 10.1 km
M25 11.76 km
A1081 12.62 km
A5183 13.38 km
A46 115.17 km
M1 123.42 km
M4 127.57 km
A41 129.07 km


Information about the postcode WD6 3AF

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from WD6 3AF - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Haberdashers' Boys' School 0 m
Haberdashers' Girls' School 307 m
The Aldenham Foundation 1.31 km
Radlett Preparatory School Limited Good
(November 14, 2019)
1.51 km
Hertsmere Jewish Primary School 1.54 km
St Nicholas Elstree Church of England VA Primary School Good
(May 1, 2018)
1.68 km
Meryfield Primary School 1.92 km
Immanuel College 2.3 km
Parkside Community Primary School Good
(January 15, 2020)
2.63 km
Bushey Meads School Good
(November 13, 2019)
2.66 km
Meadow Wood School Good
(March 14, 2017)
2.8 km
Cowley Hill School Good
(October 6, 2021)
2.83 km
Newberries Primary School Good
(November 10, 2021)
2.86 km
St Teresa Catholic Primary School Good
(January 29, 2020)
2.89 km
Bushey Heath Primary School Outstanding
(March 26, 2009)
2.97 km
Woodlands Primary School Good
(November 24, 2016)
3.02 km
Fair Field Junior School Good
(July 6, 2017)
3.06 km
Monksmead School Good
(March 8, 2017)
3.07 km
Yavneh Primary School Outstanding
(June 27, 2019)
3.07 km
Yavneh College 3.07 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD6 3AF - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Bhaktivedanta Manor Main,Bakery, Deity Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 23, 2021
1.95 km
Three Horseshoes Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 1, 2022
2.04 km
Rosary Priory Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
2.2 km
Immanuel College School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 20, 2019
2.3 km
Cotton Tails Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 2
Needs Improvement
November 16, 2018
2.32 km
Mercure London Watford Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
June 5, 2018
2.33 km
Latte Art Bushey Other catering premises Awaiting Inspection
2.61 km
Mabels Vintage Tearooms Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
2.61 km
The Garden Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
2.61 km
Bushey Meads School (Caterlink Ltd) School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 8, 2020
2.66 km
Memorial Hall Trustees Other catering premises Exempt
February 6, 2002
2.66 km
McDonalds Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 8, 2019
2.73 km
Roundbush Tea Room Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 30, 2018
2.9 km
Meadow Wood School School/college/university 5
Very Good
September 18, 2019
2.91 km
Little Alpine At The Three Compasses Pub/bar/nightclub 3
January 17, 2019
2.93 km
Phoenix Community Centre Other catering premises Exempt
March 12, 2014
2.93 km
The Red Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
2.93 km
The Roundbush Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 4
July 7, 2021
2.93 km
Bushey Heath Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
June 21, 2018
2.97 km
Quantum Care Limited Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
3.04 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD6 3AF - Data from Apr 2022

Elstree & Borehamwood Rail Station Rail 2.29 km
Radlett Rail Station Rail 3.22 km
Bushey Rail Station Rail 5.13 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.23 km
London Stansted Airport Air 47.38 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD6 3AF - Data from Dec 2021

Aldenham Park Woodland Or Forest 306 m
Tykes Water Lake Inland Water 580 m
Aldenham Reservoir Inland Water 1.21 km
Hilfield Park Reservoir Inland Water 1.25 km
Boydens Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.3 km
Little Kendals Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.33 km
Allum Lane Spinney Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Kendal Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Letchmore Heath Pond Inland Water 1.87 km
Moses Dell Valley 1.93 km
Cobdenhill Dell Woodland Or Forest 1.97 km
Wellhouse Dell Woodland Or Forest 2.05 km
Arch Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
Deacons Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.58 km
Fir Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.74 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WD6 3AF - Data from Ofcom 2017

Speed Band
0-2 Mbps 0%
2-5 Mbps 0%
5-10 Mbps 0%
10-30 Mbps 100%
30-300 Mbps 0%
300+ Mbps 0%


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.65656600
Longitude -0.31233300
OS Easting 516840
OS Northing 0196657
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 Watling ED
Electoral Ward Aldenham West
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Communal retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Built-Up Area (pseudo) England (not covered)
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33024217
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Hertsmere 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Hertsmere 010A
Output Area / Small Area 5B2