Where is Leyton?

Leyton is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles south-west of the town of Chigwell, 14 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and six miles north-east of London. Leyton lies four miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Leyton falls within the London borough council of Waltham Forest, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E10 postcode district. The post town for Leyton is London.

Leyton on a map

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

Which county is Leyton in?

Leyton is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Leyton in Greater London?

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

Location of Leyton within Greater London

What is the postcode for Leyton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leyton is E10 6AH.

Where is Leyton in E10?

Leyton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the E10 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the E10 postcode district.

Location of Leyton within E10

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What is the post town for Leyton?

The post town for Leyton is London. Leyton is in the E10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leyton?

The centre of Leyton is located at position 51.57387° latitude and -0.00984° longitude.

Latitude51.57387°
Longitude-0.00984°

What is the easting and northing of Leyton?

The centre of Leyton is located at the grid reference easting 538013 and northing 187988 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting538013
Northing187988

What are the nearest towns to Leyton?

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

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Leyton is 5 miles south-west of Chigwell
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Leyton is 7 miles south-west of Loughton
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Leyton is 8 miles south of Waltham Cross
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Leyton is 8 miles south of Waltham Abbey
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Leyton is 9 miles south of Cheshunt
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Leyton is 10 miles south-west of Epping
12m
Leyton is 12 miles south-east of Potters Bar
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Leyton is 13 miles south-east of Borehamwood
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Leyton is 13 miles south of Hoddesdon
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Leyton is 14 miles north-west of Dartford

What are the nearest cities to Leyton?

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

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Leyton is 5 miles north-east of City of London
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Leyton is 7 miles north-east of London
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Leyton is 7 miles north-east of City of Westminster
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Leyton is 19 miles south-east of St Albans
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Leyton is 24 miles south-west of Chelmsford
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Leyton is 44 miles south of Cambridge
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Leyton is 51 miles west of Canterbury
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Leyton is 52 miles north of Brighton and Hove
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Leyton is 55 miles east of Oxford
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Leyton is 58 miles south of Ely

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