BL1 spans the counties of Greater Manchester and Lancashire. It contains the town of Bolton, as well as Astley Bridge, Halliwell, Heaton, Sharples, and Markland Hill. BL1 is 16km north-west of the city of Salford. BL1 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.
BL1 and coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health England report confirmed coronavirus cases by Upper Tier Local Authority, based on the postcode of the patient. All BL1 postcodes are in the Bolton Upper Tier Local Authority. Track confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bolton and view Bolton cases on a map.
The below map shows where BL1 is, and the boundary of the BL1 postcode district:
Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012
BL1 lies within the counties of Greater Manchester and Lancashire. The below table and chart shows the split by area:
This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
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Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence
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Position of BL1 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of BL1 to the centre of the town.
Position of BL1 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of BL1 to the centre of the city.