Where is Paddington?

Paddington is located in the county of Greater London, London, two miles north-west of the city of City of Westminster, 14 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and two miles west of London. Paddington lies three miles west of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Paddington falls within the London borough council of City of Westminster, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the W2 postcode district. The post town for Paddington is London.

Paddington on a map

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

Which county is Paddington in?

Paddington is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Middlesex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyMiddlesex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Paddington in Greater London?

Paddington 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 Paddington within Greater London

What is the postcode for Paddington?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Paddington is W2 1HU.

Where is Paddington in W2?

Paddington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the W2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the W2 postcode district.

Location of Paddington within W2

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What is the post town for Paddington?

The post town for Paddington is London. Paddington is in the W2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Paddington?

The centre of Paddington is located at position 51.51596° latitude and -0.17498° longitude.

Latitude51.51596°
Longitude-0.17498°

What is the easting and northing of Paddington?

The centre of Paddington is located at the grid reference easting 526731 and northing 181249 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting526731
Northing181249

What are the nearest towns to Paddington?

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

11m
Paddington is 11 miles south-east of Borehamwood
12m
Paddington is 12 miles north of Ewell
12m
Paddington is 12 miles south-east of Bushey
12m
Paddington is 12 miles south of Potters Bar
12m
Paddington is 12 miles north-east of Sunbury-on-Thames
13m
Paddington is 13 miles south-west of Chigwell
13m
Paddington is 13 miles north-east of Esher
13m
Paddington is 13 miles south-east of Radlett
13m
Paddington is 13 miles south-west of Waltham Cross
13m
Paddington is 13 miles north of Epsom

What are the nearest cities to Paddington?

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

2m
Paddington is 2 miles west of London
2m
Paddington is 2 miles north-west of City of Westminster
4m
Paddington is 4 miles west of City of London
18m
Paddington is 18 miles south-east of St Albans
32m
Paddington is 32 miles south-west of Chelmsford
48m
Paddington is 48 miles north of Brighton and Hove
49m
Paddington is 49 miles south of Cambridge
49m
Paddington is 49 miles east of Oxford
54m
Paddington is 54 miles north-east of Chichester
57m
Paddington is 57 miles west of Canterbury

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