1. Heywood

Where is Heywood?

Heywood is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, three miles south-west of the major town of Rochdale, 152 miles north of Cardiff, 168 miles south of Edinburgh, and 168 miles north-west of London. Heywood lies two miles south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Heywood falls within the metropolitan district council of Rochdale. It is in the OL10 postcode district. The post town for Heywood is Heywood.

Heywood on a map

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

Which county is Heywood in?

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

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Heywood in Greater Manchester?

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

Location of Heywood within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Heywood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Heywood is OL10 1HT.

Where is Heywood in OL10?

Heywood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL10 postcode district.

Location of Heywood within OL10

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What is the post town for Heywood?

The post town for Heywood is Heywood. Heywood is in the OL10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Heywood.

What is the latitude and longitude of Heywood?

The centre of Heywood is located at position 53.59368° latitude and -2.22064° longitude.

Latitude53.59368°
Longitude-2.22064°

What is the easting and northing of Heywood?

The centre of Heywood is located at the grid reference easting 385494 and northing 410811 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting385494
Northing410811

What are the nearest towns to Heywood?

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

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Heywood is 3 miles south-west of Rochdale
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Heywood is 3 miles north of Middleton
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Heywood is 3 miles east of Bury
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Heywood is 4 miles north-east of Whitefield
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Heywood is 5 miles north-west of Royton
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Heywood is 5 miles west of Milnrow
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Heywood is 5 miles north-west of Chadderton
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Heywood is 5 miles north-east of Radcliffe
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Heywood is 5 miles south-west of Whitworth
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Heywood is 5 miles west of Shaw

What are the nearest cities to Heywood?

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

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Heywood is 8 miles north of Manchester
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Heywood is 8 miles north of Salford
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Heywood is 23 miles south-east of Preston
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Heywood is 23 miles south-west of Bradford
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Heywood is 30 miles west of Wakefield
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Heywood is 31 miles south-west of Leeds
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Heywood is 34 miles east of Liverpool
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Heywood is 34 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Heywood is 39 miles north-east of Chester
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Heywood is 40 miles south-east of Lancaster

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