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IntroductionWD17 4QP

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WD17 4QP postcode area in Watford.

We've got loads of statistics for WD17 4QP, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWD17 4QP

What social class do the population of WD17 4QP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WD17 4QP 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 4QP from the Census 2011.


  • 16%Children
  • 83%Adults

16% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in WD174QP male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Nascot.


  • 41%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 41% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 44%SINGLE
  • 35%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WD17 4QP is 44%. Single and 'other' people is 57%.


  • 79%WHITE
  • 22%NON-WHITE

79% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 90.4%WORKING

4.7% 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 4QP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WD17 4QP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WD17 4QP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WD17 4QP

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

WD17 4QP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WD17 4QP reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WD17 4QP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WD174QP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WD17 4QP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WD17 4QP area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WD17 4QP

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to WD17 4QP.

Travel around WD17 4QP

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 4QP

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 4QP area.

Taxis near WD17 4QP

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near WD17 4QP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near WD17 4QP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near WD17 4QP


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WD17 4QP.

What's on near WD17 4QP

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near WD17 4QP, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near WD17 4QP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WD17 4QP.

Hotels near WD17 4QP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WD17 4QP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WD17 4QP

Local Amenities

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Banks near WD17 4QP


Find the nearest bank or building society in WD17 4QP. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WD17 4QP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WD17 4QP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WD17 4QP



The nearest schools in the WD17 4QP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WD17 4QP

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 4QP

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 4QP


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WD17 4QP.

Emergencies in WD17 4QP

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 4QP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WD17 4QP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in WD17 4QP

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WD174QP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeWD17 4QP
Postal TownWatford
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WD174QP Postal District

Compass Postal District

WD17 4QP 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 4QP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Watford0.1 miles N
Leavesden Green1.2 miles
Abbots Langley2.5 miles N
Bushey2.7 miles SE
Croxley Green3.1 miles SW
Kings Langley3.2 miles NW
Caldecote3.6 miles E
Rickmansworth3.6 miles SW
Chorleywood3.7 miles W
Radlett3.8 miles E
Sarratt3.8 miles W
Chipperfield4.3 miles NW
Busheyheath4.4 miles SE
Park Street4.5 miles NE
Northwood4.6 miles S
London17 miles SE
Glasgow324 miles NW
Edinburgh315 miles NW
Cardiff121 miles W
Liverpool162 miles NW
Southampton69 miles SW
Saint Ives84 miles SW

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