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Where is Basildon?

Basildon is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, three miles north of the town of Stanford-le-Hope, and 25 miles east of London. Basildon lies five miles north-west of the Kent border. Basildon falls within the district council of Basildon, under the county council of Essex. It is in the SS14 postcode district. The post town for Basildon is Basildon.

COVID-19: Basildon coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Essex case numbers. This Basildon coronavirus map shows the position of Basildon within Essex, along with the number of cases in Essex and each of the surrounding areas.

Basildon on a map

Map showing extent of Basildon as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Basildon
Map showing location of Basildon within the UK
Location of Basildon within the UK

Which county is Basildon in?

Basildon is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Basildon in Essex?

Basildon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.

Map showing location of Basildon within Essex
Location of Basildon within Essex

What is the postcode for Basildon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Basildon is SS14 1FW.

Where is Basildon in SS14?

Basildon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SS14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SS14 postcode district.

Map showing location of Basildon within SS14
Location of Basildon within SS14

What is the post town for Basildon?

The post town for Basildon is Basildon. Basildon is in the SS14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Basildon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Basildon?

The centre of Basildon is located at position 51.57067° latitude and 0.45239° longitude.

Latitude51.57067°
Longitude0.45239°

What is the easting and northing of Basildon?

The centre of Basildon is located at the grid reference easting 570054 and northing 188605 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting570054
Northing188605

What are the nearest towns to Basildon?

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

north
3m
Basildon is 3 miles north of Stanford-le-Hope
south-east
4m
Basildon is 4 miles south-east of Billericay
south-west
4m
Basildon is 4 miles south-west of Wickford
west
7m
Basildon is 7 miles west of Rayleigh
north-west
7m
Basildon is 7 miles north-west of Canvey Island
south-east
7m
Basildon is 7 miles south-east of Brentwood
north-east
8m
Basildon is 8 miles north-east of Grays
north-east
8m
Basildon is 8 miles north-east of Tilbury
west
9m
Basildon is 9 miles west of Leigh-on-Sea
south-west
9m
Basildon is 9 miles south-west of South Woodham Ferrers

What are the nearest cities to Basildon?

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

south
12m
Basildon is 12 miles south of Chelmsford
east
24m
Basildon is 24 miles east of City of London
east
25m
Basildon is 25 miles east of London
east
25m
Basildon is 25 miles east of City of Westminster
north-west
34m
Basildon is 34 miles north-west of Canterbury
east
36m
Basildon is 36 miles east of St Albans
south
46m
Basildon is 46 miles south of Cambridge
north-east
58m
Basildon is 58 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south
58m
Basildon is 58 miles south of Ely
north-east
74m
Basildon is 74 miles north-east of Chichester

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