1. Failsworth

Where is Failsworth?

Failsworth is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles north of the town of Droylsden, three miles south-west of the major town of Oldham, 147 miles north of Cardiff, and 162 miles north-west of London. Failsworth lies seven miles north-west of the Derbyshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Failsworth falls within the metropolitan district council of Oldham. It is in the M35 postcode district. The post town for Failsworth is Manchester.

Failsworth on a map

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

Which county is Failsworth in?

Failsworth is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Failsworth in Greater Manchester?

Failsworth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Failsworth within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Failsworth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Failsworth is M35 0EN.

Where is Failsworth in M35?

Failsworth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the M35 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the M35 postcode district.

Location of Failsworth within M35

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What is the post town for Failsworth?

The post town for Failsworth is Manchester. Failsworth is in the M35 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Failsworth?

The centre of Failsworth is located at position 53.5086° latitude and -2.16303° longitude.

Latitude53.5086°
Longitude-2.16303°

What is the easting and northing of Failsworth?

The centre of Failsworth is located at the grid reference easting 389285 and northing 401336 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting389285
Northing401336

What are the nearest towns to Failsworth?

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

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Failsworth is 2 miles north of Droylsden
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Failsworth is 3 miles south of Chadderton
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Failsworth is 3 miles south-west of Oldham
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Failsworth is 3 miles north-west of Ashton-under-Lyne
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Failsworth is 3 miles south-east of Middleton
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Failsworth is 4 miles north-west of Dukinfield
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Failsworth is 4 miles north-west of Denton
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Failsworth is 4 miles south-west of Lees
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Failsworth is 4 miles south-west of Royton
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Failsworth is 5 miles west of Stalybridge

What are the nearest cities to Failsworth?

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

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Failsworth is 4 miles north-east of Manchester
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Failsworth is 6 miles east of Salford
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Failsworth is 26 miles south-west of Bradford
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Failsworth is 28 miles south-east of Preston
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Failsworth is 30 miles south-west of Wakefield
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Failsworth is 30 miles west of Sheffield
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Failsworth is 32 miles south-west of Leeds
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Failsworth is 34 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Failsworth is 34 miles east of Liverpool
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Failsworth is 37 miles north-east of Chester

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