Where is Astley?

Astley is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile south of the town of Tyldesley, five miles south of the major town of Bolton, 143 miles north of Cardiff, and 169 miles north-west of London. Astley lies two miles north of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Astley falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the M29 postcode district. The post town for Astley is Manchester.

Astley on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Astley
Location of Astley within the UK

Which county is Astley in?

Astley is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Astley in Greater Manchester?

Astley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Astley within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Astley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Astley is M29 7BY.

Where is Astley in M29?

Astley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the M29 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the M29 postcode district.

Location of Astley within M29

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What is the post town for Astley?

The post town for Astley is Manchester. Astley is in the M29 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Astley?

The centre of Astley is located at position 53.50002° latitude and -2.45907° longitude.

Latitude53.50002°
Longitude-2.45907°

What is the easting and northing of Astley?

The centre of Astley is located at the grid reference easting 369645 and northing 400468 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting369645
Northing400468

What are the nearest towns to Astley?

Position of Astley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Astley to the centre of the town.

1m
Astley is 1 mile south of Tyldesley
2m
Astley is 2 miles south-east of Atherton
2m
Astley is 2 miles east of Leigh
3m
Astley is 3 miles south-west of Walkden
3m
Astley is 3 miles west of Worsley
4m
Astley is 4 miles north-west of Irlam
4m
Astley is 4 miles south-east of Westhoughton
4m
Astley is 4 miles south-west of Farnworth
4m
Astley is 4 miles south-west of Kearsley
5m
Astley is 5 miles west of Swinton

What are the nearest cities to Astley?

Position of Astley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Astley to the centre of the city.

7m
Astley is 7 miles west of Salford
9m
Astley is 9 miles west of Manchester
21m
Astley is 21 miles south-east of Preston
22m
Astley is 22 miles east of Liverpool
28m
Astley is 28 miles north-east of Chester
35m
Astley is 35 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
35m
Astley is 35 miles south-west of Bradford
41m
Astley is 41 miles south of Lancaster
42m
Astley is 42 miles west of Wakefield
42m
Astley is 42 miles west of Sheffield

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