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IntroductionWD17 1HE

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WD17 1HE postcode area in Watford.

We've got loads of statistics for WD17 1HE, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWD17 1HE

What social class do the population of WD17 1HE belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WD17 1HE in Watford, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about WD17 1HE from the Census 2011.


  • 20%Children
  • 78%Adults

20% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in WD171HE male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Central.


  • 31%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 50%SINGLE
  • 36%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WD17 1HE is 50%. Single and 'other' people is 49%.


  • 72%WHITE
  • 30%NON-WHITE

72% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 89.1%WORKING

5.6% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in WD17 1HE, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WD17 1HE Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WD17 1HE, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WD17 1HE

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

WD17 1HE Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WD17 1HE reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WD17 1HE Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WD171HE. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WD17 1HE

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WD17 1HE area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WD17 1HE

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WD17 1HE.

Travel around WD17 1HE

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near WD17 1HE

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the WD17 1HE area.

Taxis near WD17 1HE

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WD17 1HE, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WD17 1HE

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near WD17 1HE


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WD17 1HE.

What's on near WD17 1HE

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WD17 1HE, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WD17 1HE

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WD17 1HE.

Hotels near WD17 1HE

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WD17 1HE, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WD17 1HE

Local Amenities

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Banks near WD17 1HE


Find the nearest bank or building society in WD17 1HE. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WD17 1HE

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WD17 1HE postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WD17 1HE



The nearest schools in the WD17 1HE area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WD17 1HE

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres WD17 1HE

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in WD17 1HE


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WD17 1HE.

Emergencies in WD17 1HE

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in WD17 1HE



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WD17 1HE. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in WD17 1HE

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WD171HE Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWD17 1HE
Postal TownWatford
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WD171HE Postal District

Compass Postal District

WD17 1HE postcode is located in the postal town of Watford. Watford postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode WD17 1HE.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Watford0.5 miles N
Leavesden Green1.6 miles N
Bushey2.3 miles SE
Abbots Langley2.9 miles N
Croxley Green3 miles SW
Caldecote3.3 miles E
Rickmansworth3.5 miles SW
Kings Langley3.6 miles NW
Radlett3.8 miles E
Chorleywood3.8 miles W
Sarratt4 miles W
Busheyheath4.1 miles SE
Northwood4.3 miles S
Stanmore4.6 miles E
Stanmole4.6 miles E
London16 miles SE
Glasgow325 miles NW
Edinburgh316 miles NW
Cardiff121 miles W
Liverpool162 miles NW
Southampton68 miles SW
Saint Ives84 miles SW

Heavy traffic after possible crash in Redbourn

Hertfordshire Highways is reporting heavy traffic and delays on the A5183 near Redbourn.

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Girls walk from St Albans to Aston Clinton and donate their hair to help cancer survivors

Six girls took part in a charity walk for a cancer charity and gave their hair to be made into wigs for children.

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St Albans woman makes Telegraph Travel Pioneer finals

A woman who works from her bedroom has made it to the finals of the Telegraph Travel Pioneer of the Year award.

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Arsonist Alexander Gentry jailed for putting five lives at risk

Alexander Gentry, who the court heard had "uncontrollable anger", started three fires in one night.

BBC News

Ryanair loses court battle to block UK pilot strikes

The airline won in a bid to stop Ireland-based pilots from striking, but lost the larger UK battle

BBC News

St Albans City of Expertise' aims to help local businesses

A group of St Albans businesses is hosting an ‘access to finance’ workshop to help other businesses with financial solutions.

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St Albans Italian restaurateur serves up his last dish

An Italian restaurant owner is retiring after 30 years.

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Stevenage 0-1 Bradford City

Bradford continue their unbeaten start in League Two as they are gifted victory at Stevenage thanks to a Tom Soares own goal.

BBC News

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Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

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The Redesign is Underway

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

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