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Where is Bradford?

Bradford is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles south of the town of Shipley, 160 miles south of Edinburgh, 171 miles north of Cardiff, and 171 miles north-west of London. Bradford was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Bradford falls within the metropolitan district council of Bradford. It is in the BD1 postcode district. The post town for Bradford is Bradford.

Bradford on a map

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

Which county is Bradford in?

Bradford is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Bradford in West Yorkshire?

Bradford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Bradford within West Yorkshire
Location of Bradford within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Bradford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bradford is BD1 1NN.

Where is Bradford in BD1?

Bradford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BD1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BD1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Bradford within BD1
Location of Bradford within BD1

What is the post town for Bradford?

The post town for Bradford is Bradford. Bradford is in the BD1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bradford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bradford?

The centre of Bradford is located at position 53.79078° latitude and -1.75456° longitude.

Latitude53.79078°
Longitude-1.75456°

What is the easting and northing of Bradford?

The centre of Bradford is located at the grid reference easting 416267 and northing 432746 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting416267
Northing432746

What are the nearest towns to Bradford?

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

south
3m
Bradford is 3 miles south of Shipley
west
4m
Bradford is 4 miles west of Pudsey
south
4m
Bradford is 4 miles south of Baildon
north
5m
Bradford is 5 miles north of Cleckheaton
south-east
5m
Bradford is 5 miles south-east of Bingley
south-west
6m
Bradford is 6 miles south-west of Yeadon
north-west
6m
Bradford is 6 miles north-west of Liversedge
south
6m
Bradford is 6 miles south of Guiseley
north
6m
Bradford is 6 miles north of Brighouse
north-east
6m
Bradford is 6 miles north-east of Halifax

What are the nearest cities to Bradford?

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

west
8m
Bradford is 8 miles west of Leeds
north-west
13m
Bradford is 13 miles north-west of Wakefield
south
26m
Bradford is 26 miles south of Ripon
north-east
30m
Bradford is 30 miles north-east of Manchester
south-west
30m
Bradford is 30 miles south-west of York
north-west
31m
Bradford is 31 miles north-west of Sheffield
north-east
31m
Bradford is 31 miles north-east of Salford
east
39m
Bradford is 39 miles east of Preston
south-east
46m
Bradford is 46 miles south-east of Lancaster
north
56m
Bradford is 56 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent

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