Where is Lewisham?

Lewisham is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles south-east of the city of City of London, 21 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and six miles south-east of London. Lewisham lies four miles south-east of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Kent. Lewisham falls within the London borough council of Lewisham, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SE13 postcode district. The post town for Lewisham is London.

Lewisham on a map

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

Which county is Lewisham in?

Lewisham is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Lewisham in Greater London?

Lewisham 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 Lewisham within Greater London

What is the postcode for Lewisham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lewisham is SE13 6JZ.

Where is Lewisham in SE13?

Lewisham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SE13 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SE13 postcode district.

Location of Lewisham within SE13

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What is the post town for Lewisham?

The post town for Lewisham is London. Lewisham is in the SE13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lewisham?

The centre of Lewisham is located at position 51.4571° latitude and -0.01371° longitude.

Latitude51.4571°
Longitude-0.01371°

What is the easting and northing of Lewisham?

The centre of Lewisham is located at the grid reference easting 538098 and northing 174995 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting538098
Northing174995

What are the nearest towns to Lewisham?

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

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Lewisham is 9 miles north-west of Swanley
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Lewisham is 10 miles north of Warlingham
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Lewisham is 11 miles west of Dartford
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Lewisham is 12 miles south of Chigwell
12m
Lewisham is 12 miles north of Caterham
12m
Lewisham is 12 miles north-east of Banstead
13m
Lewisham is 13 miles north-east of Ewell
13m
Lewisham is 13 miles west of Swanscombe
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Lewisham is 14 miles north of Westerham
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Lewisham is 14 miles north of Oxted

What are the nearest cities to Lewisham?

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

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Lewisham is 5 miles south-east of City of London
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Lewisham is 6 miles south-east of City of Westminster
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Lewisham is 6 miles south-east of London
25m
Lewisham is 25 miles south-east of St Albans
29m
Lewisham is 29 miles south-west of Chelmsford
44m
Lewisham is 44 miles north of Brighton and Hove
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Lewisham is 49 miles west of Canterbury
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Lewisham is 52 miles south of Cambridge
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Lewisham is 54 miles north-east of Chichester
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Lewisham is 57 miles east of Oxford

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