Where is Leigh?

Leigh is located in the county of Surrey, South East England, three miles south-west of the town of Reigate, seven miles north-west of the major town of Crawley, and 22 miles south of London. Leigh lies four miles north-east of the West Sussex border. Leigh falls within the district council of Mole Valley, under the county council of Surrey. It is in the RH2 postcode district. The post town for Leigh is Reigate.

Leigh on a map

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

Which county is Leigh in?

Leigh is in the ceremonial county of Surrey, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Surrey.

Ceremonial CountySurrey
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountySurrey

Where is Leigh in Surrey?

Leigh is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Surrey, and towards the easternmost extremity of Surrey.

Location of Leigh within Surrey

What is the postcode for Leigh?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leigh is RH2 8NJ.

Where is Leigh in RH2?

Leigh is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the RH2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RH2 postcode district.

Location of Leigh within RH2

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What is the post town for Leigh?

The post town for Leigh is Reigate. Leigh is in the RH2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reigate.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leigh?

The centre of Leigh is located at position 51.20799° latitude and -0.24964° longitude.

Latitude51.20799°
Longitude-0.24964°

What is the easting and northing of Leigh?

The centre of Leigh is located at the grid reference easting 522368 and northing 146876 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting522368
Northing146876

What are the nearest towns to Leigh?

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

3m
Leigh is 3 miles south-west of Reigate
4m
Leigh is 4 miles south-east of Dorking
4m
Leigh is 4 miles south-west of Redhill
4m
Leigh is 4 miles north-west of Horley
7m
Leigh is 7 miles north-west of Crawley
7m
Leigh is 7 miles south-east of Leatherhead
8m
Leigh is 8 miles south of Banstead
9m
Leigh is 9 miles south of Epsom
9m
Leigh is 9 miles south-west of Caterham
10m
Leigh is 10 miles south of Ewell

What are the nearest cities to Leigh?

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

21m
Leigh is 21 miles south of City of Westminster
21m
Leigh is 21 miles south of London
22m
Leigh is 22 miles south of City of London
27m
Leigh is 27 miles north of Brighton and Hove
35m
Leigh is 35 miles north-east of Chichester
38m
Leigh is 38 miles south of St Albans
46m
Leigh is 46 miles north-east of Portsmouth
47m
Leigh is 47 miles east of Winchester
48m
Leigh is 48 miles south-west of Chelmsford
54m
Leigh is 54 miles north-east of Southampton

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