Where is New Town?

New Town is located in the county of Berkshire, South East England, seven miles west of the major town of Reading, and 43 miles west of London. New Town lies roughly one mile south-east of the Oxfordshire border. New Town falls within the unitary authority of West Berkshire. It is in the RG8 postcode district. The post town for New Town is Reading.

New Town on a map

Bounding box showing extent of New Town
Location of New Town within the UK

Which county is New Town in?

New Town is in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of West Berkshire.

Ceremonial CountyBerkshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire

Where is New Town in Berkshire?

New Town is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Berkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Berkshire.

Location of New Town within Berkshire

What is the postcode for New Town?

The nearest postcode to the centre of New Town is RG8 8LL.

Where is New Town in RG8?

New Town is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RG8 postcode district.

Location of New Town within RG8

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What is the post town for New Town?

The post town for New Town is Reading. New Town is in the RG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.

What is the latitude and longitude of New Town?

The centre of New Town is located at position 51.4792° latitude and -1.12888° longitude.

Latitude51.4792°
Longitude-1.12888°

What is the easting and northing of New Town?

The centre of New Town is located at the grid reference easting 460592 and northing 175942 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting460592
Northing175942

What are the nearest towns to New Town?

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

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New Town is 7 miles west of Reading
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New Town is 8 miles north-east of Thatcham
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New Town is 8 miles south of Wallingford
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New Town is 9 miles north of Tadley
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New Town is 10 miles west of Woodley
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New Town is 10 miles north-east of Newbury
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New Town is 10 miles south-east of Didcot
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New Town is 10 miles south-west of Henley-on-Thames
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New Town is 13 miles south-west of Watlington
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New Town is 14 miles west of Wokingham

What are the nearest cities to New Town?

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

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New Town is 20 miles south of Oxford
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New Town is 30 miles north of Winchester
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New Town is 39 miles south-west of St Albans
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New Town is 40 miles north-east of Salisbury
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New Town is 41 miles north of Southampton
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New Town is 43 miles west of London
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New Town is 43 miles west of City of Westminster
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New Town is 45 miles west of City of London
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New Town is 47 miles north of Chichester
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New Town is 47 miles north of Portsmouth