Where is Chelsea?

Chelsea is located in the county of Greater London, London, two miles south-west of the city of City of Westminster, 15 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and three miles south-west of London. Chelsea lies three miles south-west of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Chelsea falls within the London borough council of Kensington and Chelsea, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SW3 postcode district. The post town for Chelsea is London.

Chelsea on a map

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

Which county is Chelsea in?

Chelsea 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 Chelsea in Greater London?

Chelsea 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 Chelsea within Greater London

What is the postcode for Chelsea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chelsea is SW3 5UB.

Where is Chelsea in SW3?

Chelsea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SW3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SW3 postcode district.

Location of Chelsea within SW3

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What is the post town for Chelsea?

The post town for Chelsea is London. Chelsea is in the SW3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chelsea?

The centre of Chelsea is located at position 51.4878° latitude and -0.16788° longitude.

Latitude51.4878°
Longitude-0.16788°

What is the easting and northing of Chelsea?

The centre of Chelsea is located at the grid reference easting 527302 and northing 178130 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting527302
Northing178130

What are the nearest towns to Chelsea?

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

10m
Chelsea is 10 miles north of Ewell
12m
Chelsea is 12 miles north of Epsom
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Chelsea is 12 miles north of Banstead
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Chelsea is 12 miles north-east of Sunbury-on-Thames
12m
Chelsea is 12 miles north-east of Esher
13m
Chelsea is 13 miles south of Borehamwood
13m
Chelsea is 13 miles north-east of Walton-on-Thames
13m
Chelsea is 13 miles north-west of Warlingham
13m
Chelsea is 13 miles east of Ashford
14m
Chelsea is 14 miles south-east of Bushey

What are the nearest cities to Chelsea?

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

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Chelsea is 2 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Chelsea is 2 miles south-west of London
4m
Chelsea is 4 miles south-west of City of London
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Chelsea is 20 miles south-east of St Albans
33m
Chelsea is 33 miles south-west of Chelmsford
46m
Chelsea is 46 miles north of Brighton and Hove
50m
Chelsea is 50 miles east of Oxford
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Chelsea is 51 miles south of Cambridge
52m
Chelsea is 52 miles north-east of Chichester
56m
Chelsea is 56 miles west of Canterbury

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