Where is Catford?

Catford is located in the county of Greater London, London, six miles south-east of the city of City of London, 22 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and seven miles south-east of London. Catford lies five miles south-east of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Kent. Catford falls within the London borough council of Lewisham, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SE6 postcode district. The post town for Catford is London.

Catford on a map

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

Which county is Catford in?

Catford is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Catford in Greater London?

Catford 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 Catford within Greater London

What is the postcode for Catford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Catford is SE6 4BP.

Where is Catford in SE6?

Catford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SE6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SE6 postcode district.

Location of Catford within SE6

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What is the post town for Catford?

The post town for Catford is London. Catford is in the SE6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Catford?

The centre of Catford is located at position 51.44457° latitude and -0.02008° longitude.

Latitude51.44457°
Longitude-0.02008°

What is the easting and northing of Catford?

The centre of Catford is located at the grid reference easting 537693 and northing 173590 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting537693
Northing173590

What are the nearest towns to Catford?

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

9m
Catford is 9 miles west of Swanley
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Catford is 9 miles north of Warlingham
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Catford is 12 miles north of Caterham
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Catford is 12 miles west of Dartford
12m
Catford is 12 miles north-east of Banstead
12m
Catford is 12 miles north-east of Ewell
13m
Catford is 13 miles south of Chigwell
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Catford is 13 miles north of Westerham
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Catford is 13 miles north of Oxted
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Catford is 13 miles west of Swanscombe

What are the nearest cities to Catford?

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

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Catford is 6 miles south-east of City of London
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Catford is 6 miles south-east of City of Westminster
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Catford is 6 miles south-east of London
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Catford is 25 miles south-east of St Albans
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Catford is 29 miles south-west of Chelmsford
43m
Catford is 43 miles north of Brighton and Hove
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Catford is 49 miles west of Canterbury
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Catford is 53 miles south of Cambridge
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Catford is 53 miles north-east of Chichester
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Catford is 57 miles east of Oxford

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