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 is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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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.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Catford is SE6 4BP.
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.
The post town for Catford is London. Catford is in the SE6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.
The centre of Catford is located at position 51.44457° latitude and -0.02008° longitude.
The centre of Catford is located at the grid reference easting 537693 and northing 173590 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Catford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Catford to the centre of the town.
Position of Catford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Catford to the centre of the city.