Where is Prescot?

Prescot is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, three miles south-west of the major town of St Helens, 136 miles north of Cardiff, and 174 miles north-west of London. Prescot lies three miles north-west of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Prescot falls within the metropolitan district council of Knowsley. It is in the L34 postcode district. The post town for Prescot is Prescot.

Prescot on a map

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

Which county is Prescot in?

Prescot is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Prescot in Merseyside?

Prescot is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.

Location of Prescot within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Prescot?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Prescot is L34 3LD.

Where is Prescot in L34?

Prescot is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L34 postcode district.

Location of Prescot within L34

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What is the post town for Prescot?

The post town for Prescot is Prescot. Prescot is in the L34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Prescot.

What is the latitude and longitude of Prescot?

The centre of Prescot is located at position 53.42963° latitude and -2.80555° longitude.

Latitude53.42963°
Longitude-2.80555°

What is the easting and northing of Prescot?

The centre of Prescot is located at the grid reference easting 346574 and northing 392840 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting346574
Northing392840

What are the nearest towns to Prescot?

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

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Prescot is 3 miles south-west of St Helens
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Prescot is 5 miles south of Rainford
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Prescot is 5 miles south-east of Kirkby
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Prescot is 6 miles north-west of Widnes
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Prescot is 6 miles south-west of Billinge
6m
Prescot is 6 miles south-west of Haydock
7m
Prescot is 7 miles north-west of Runcorn
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Prescot is 7 miles west of Newton-le-Willows
8m
Prescot is 8 miles east of Bootle
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Prescot is 8 miles south-west of Ashton-in-Makerfield

What are the nearest cities to Prescot?

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

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Prescot is 7 miles east of Liverpool
17m
Prescot is 17 miles north of Chester
21m
Prescot is 21 miles west of Salford
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Prescot is 23 miles south of Preston
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Prescot is 23 miles west of Manchester
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Prescot is 29 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Prescot is 38 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Prescot is 43 miles south of Lancaster
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Prescot is 50 miles south-west of Bradford
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Prescot is 55 miles west of Sheffield

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