Postcode WD99 1AN (Watford)

Map showing WD99 1AN and nearby postcodes

The postcode WD99 1AN is located in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire. It was introduced in May 2007 and is an active postcode. WD99 1AN is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

WD99 1AN is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.2 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 WD99 1AN as Multicultural metropolitans > Rented family living > Social renting young families.

The closest road name to WD99 1AN is Ascot Road which is centered 221 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Morrisons and is 163 m away. Access to the Metro/Tram is 981 m away at Watford Underground Station The closest railway station is Watford High Street Rail Station, 2.15 km away.

The closest primary school to WD99 1AN (for ages 11 and under) is Ascot Road Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on June 21, 2017. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Westfield Academy. The last OFSTED inspection on December 11, 2019 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of WD99 1AN is The Spirit Store and is 329 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on June 7, 2017. The nearest takeaway food is available from Happy Palace and is 329 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on October 24, 2018.

Policing for WD99 1AN 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 WD99 1AN and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WD99 1AN, and the approximate distance away.

Ascot Road 221 m
The Gateway 238 m
Printers Avenue 302 m
Sydney Road 366 m
Croxley View 406 m
Chesham Way 420 m
Greenhill Crescent 499 m
Hatters Lane 533 m
Whippendell Road 590 m
Tolpits Lane 1.04 km
A4145 1.04 km
A404 3.87 km
A411 7.48 km
A412 8.27 km
A5183 13.94 km


Information about the postcode WD99 1AN

Introduction May 2007
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 WD99 1AN - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Ascot Road Primary School Good
(June 21, 2017)
105 m
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
177 m
Westfield Academy Good
(December 11, 2019)
257 m
Holywell Primary School Good
(November 29, 2017)
564 m
Croxley Danes School Good
(January 26, 2022)
871 m
Watford Grammar School for Boys Outstanding
(October 14, 2021)
878 m
Laurance Haines School Good
(September 26, 2019)
1.04 km
Chater Infant School Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.08 km
Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School Outstanding
(March 7, 2014)
1.31 km
Chater Junior School Outstanding
(June 21, 2013)
1.44 km
Merchant Taylors' School 1.65 km
West Herts College Good
(December 10, 2021)
1.67 km
Lanchester Primary School Good
(July 10, 2019)
1.78 km
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.82 km
Harvey Road Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2011)
1.87 km
Little Green Junior School Good
(November 9, 2017)
1.88 km
Merchant Taylors' Prep School 1.93 km
Yorke Mead Primary School Good
(May 10, 2018)
1.95 km
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery) Good
(March 7, 2017)
2.01 km
Field Junior School Outstanding
(November 24, 2017)
2.02 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WD99 1AN - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Morrison's Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
June 19, 2018
93 m
Sherpa Kids England @ Ascot Road Community Free School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 24, 2019
105 m
Squirrells Nurseries - Watford West Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises Awaiting Inspection
105 m
HCL @ St. Anthonys Catholic Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 3, 2019
177 m
IFG @ Westfield Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 5, 2021
257 m
Drink 'N Party Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2021
263 m
Westfield Family Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
November 1, 2018
278 m
Westfield Pre School, A Community Interest Company School/college/university 4
February 2, 2022
278 m
Budgens Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
January 30, 2020
282 m
The Chase Care Centre Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 4
October 26, 2021
282 m
Watford Day Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 3, 2020
282 m
Storm Technologies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
April 15, 2021
326 m
Rising Sun, Brewers Fayre Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 3, 2020
327 m
Happy Palace Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
October 24, 2018
329 m
Micron's Mini Mart Retailers - other 3
June 9, 2021
329 m
Pucka Tucka Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 20, 2020
329 m
The Spirit Store Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 7, 2017
329 m
Country Kitchen Mobile caterer 4
February 26, 2019
340 m
Salvatore Iannotta Retailers - other 4
May 24, 2017
340 m
Small World Community Nursery Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 27, 2020
445 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WD99 1AN - Data from Apr 2022

Morrisons Bus Stop/Station 163 m
Goodwin House Bus Stop/Station 237 m
Couper House Bus Stop/Station 249 m
Ascot Road Bus Stop/Station 252 m
Ascot Road Bus Stop/Station 255 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 981 m
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.02 km
Watford Underground Station Metro/Tram 1.03 km
Watford High Street Rail Station Rail 2.15 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.41 km
Watford Junction Rail Station Rail 2.41 km
London Luton Airport Air 25.9 km
London Stansted Airport Air 54.3 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WD99 1AN - Data from Dec 2021

Carpdell Lake Inland Water 766 m
Hampermill Lake Inland Water 1.37 km
Long Valley Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Watford Pond Inland Water 1.84 km
Hampermill Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Tommy Deacon's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.96 km
Tolpits Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Jacotts Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.05 km
Tolpits Lake Inland Water 2.09 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Castles Lake Inland Water 2.2 km
Dell Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Hampermill Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.21 km
Long Newland's Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Croxleyhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km


Country England
County Hertfordshire
Latitude 51.64877600
Longitude -0.42208700
OS Easting 509267
OS Northing 0195621
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 West Watford ED
Electoral Ward Holywell
Local Authority District Watford
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 E07000103
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: 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 Watford BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024450
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Watford 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Watford 011D
Output Area / Small Area 4A1