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Where is Lees?

Lees is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles north-west of the town of Mossley, two miles east of the major town of Oldham, 150 miles north of Cardiff, and 162 miles north-west of London. Lees lies five miles north-west of the Derbyshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Lees falls within the metropolitan district council of Oldham. It is in the OL4 postcode district. The post town for Lees is Oldham.

Lees on a map

Map showing extent of Lees as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Lees
Map showing location of Lees within the UK
Location of Lees within the UK

Which county is Lees in?

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

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Lees in Greater Manchester?

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

Map showing location of Lees within Greater Manchester
Location of Lees within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Lees?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lees is OL4 5AA.

Where is Lees in OL4?

Lees is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OL4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Lees within OL4
Location of Lees within OL4

What is the post town for Lees?

The post town for Lees is Oldham. Lees is in the OL4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lees?

The centre of Lees is located at position 53.53799° latitude and -2.07248° longitude.

Latitude53.53799°
Longitude-2.07248°

What is the easting and northing of Lees?

The centre of Lees is located at the grid reference easting 395294 and northing 404596 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting395294
Northing404596

What are the nearest towns to Lees?

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

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

What are the nearest cities to Lees?

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

north-east
8m
Lees is 8 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
10m
Lees is 10 miles north-east of Salford
south-west
22m
Lees is 22 miles south-west of Bradford
south-west
26m
Lees is 26 miles south-west of Wakefield
north-west
27m
Lees is 27 miles north-west of Sheffield
south-west
28m
Lees is 28 miles south-west of Leeds
south-east
30m
Lees is 30 miles south-east of Preston
north
36m
Lees is 36 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
east
38m
Lees is 38 miles east of Liverpool
north-east
42m
Lees is 42 miles north-east of Chester

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