Where is Bow?

Bow is located in the county of Greater London, London, three miles north-east of the city of City of London, 17 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and four miles east of London. Bow lies two miles north-east of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Bow falls within the London borough council of Tower Hamlets, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E3 postcode district. The post town for Bow is London.

Bow on a map

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

Which county is Bow in?

Bow is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Middlesex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyMiddlesex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Bow in Greater London?

Bow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Bow within Greater London

What is the postcode for Bow?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bow is E3 5LR.

Where is Bow in E3?

Bow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the E3 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the E3 postcode district.

Location of Bow within E3

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What is the post town for Bow?

The post town for Bow is London. Bow is in the E3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bow?

The centre of Bow is located at position 51.53232° latitude and -0.03274° longitude.

Latitude51.53232°
Longitude-0.03274°

What is the easting and northing of Bow?

The centre of Bow is located at the grid reference easting 536551 and northing 183324 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting536551
Northing183324

What are the nearest towns to Bow?

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

8m
Bow is 8 miles south-west of Chigwell
10m
Bow is 10 miles south-west of Loughton
11m
Bow is 11 miles south of Waltham Cross
11m
Bow is 11 miles south of Waltham Abbey
12m
Bow is 12 miles south of Cheshunt
13m
Bow is 13 miles north-west of Swanley
13m
Bow is 13 miles south-west of Epping
13m
Bow is 13 miles west of Dartford
13m
Bow is 13 miles south-east of Potters Bar
13m
Bow is 13 miles south-east of Borehamwood

What are the nearest cities to Bow?

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

3m
Bow is 3 miles north-east of City of London
4m
Bow is 4 miles north-east of London
5m
Bow is 5 miles north-east of City of Westminster
20m
Bow is 20 miles south-east of St Albans
26m
Bow is 26 miles south-west of Chelmsford
47m
Bow is 47 miles south of Cambridge
49m
Bow is 49 miles north of Brighton and Hove
51m
Bow is 51 miles west of Canterbury
55m
Bow is 55 miles east of Oxford
58m
Bow is 58 miles north-east of Chichester

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