Purley is located in the county of Greater London, London, three miles north-west of the town of Warlingham, 16 miles north of the major town of Crawley, and 12 miles south of London. Purley lies two miles north-east of the Surrey border, and was historically in the county of Surrey. Purley falls within the London borough council of Croydon, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the CR8 postcode district.
Purley is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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Purley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Purley is CR8 2BQ.
Purley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CR8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CR8 postcode district.
The centre of Purley is located at position 51.33855° latitude and -0.11691° longitude.
The centre of Purley is located at the grid reference easting 531267 and northing 161623 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Purley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Purley to the centre of the town.
Position of Purley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Purley to the centre of the city.