Where is Banks?

Banks is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles north-east of the major town of Southport, 152 miles north of Cardiff, 158 miles south of Edinburgh, and 190 miles north-west of London. Banks lies just north of the Merseyside border. Banks falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR9 postcode district. The post town for Banks is Southport.

Banks on a map

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

Which county is Banks in?

Banks is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Banks in Lancashire?

Banks is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Banks within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Banks?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Banks is PR9 8BQ.

Where is Banks in PR9?

Banks is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PR9 postcode district.

Location of Banks within PR9

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Banks?

The post town for Banks is Southport. Banks is in the PR9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Southport.

What is the latitude and longitude of Banks?

The centre of Banks is located at position 53.67791° latitude and -2.92356° longitude.

Latitude53.67791°
Longitude-2.92356°

What is the easting and northing of Banks?

The centre of Banks is located at the grid reference easting 339091 and northing 420556 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting339091
Northing420556

What are the nearest towns to Banks?

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

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Banks is 4 miles north-east of Southport
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Banks is 6 miles south-west of Freckleton
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Banks is 7 miles south-east of Lytham St Anne's
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Banks is 8 miles south of Kirkham
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Banks is 8 miles north of Ormskirk
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Banks is 9 miles west of Leyland
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Banks is 10 miles north-east of Formby
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Banks is 11 miles north-west of Skelmersdale
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Banks is 11 miles south-east of Blackpool
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Banks is 11 miles north of Maghull

What are the nearest cities to Banks?

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

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Banks is 11 miles south-west of Preston
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Banks is 19 miles north of Liverpool
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Banks is 26 miles south of Lancaster
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Banks is 29 miles north-west of Salford
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Banks is 31 miles north-west of Manchester
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Banks is 34 miles north of Chester
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Banks is 36 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Banks is 49 miles west of Bradford
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Banks is 55 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Banks is 57 miles west of Leeds