1. Royton

Where is Royton?

Royton is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile south-west of the town of Shaw, two miles north of the major town of Oldham, 151 miles north of Cardiff, and 165 miles north-west of London. Royton lies five miles south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Royton falls within the metropolitan district council of Oldham. It is in the OL2 postcode district. The post town for Royton is Oldham.

Royton on a map

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

Which county is Royton in?

Royton is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Royton in Greater Manchester?

Royton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Royton within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Royton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Royton is OL2 6DN.

Where is Royton in OL2?

Royton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OL2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL2 postcode district.

Location of Royton within OL2

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What is the post town for Royton?

The post town for Royton is Oldham. Royton is in the OL2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Royton?

The centre of Royton is located at position 53.56533° latitude and -2.12173° longitude.

Latitude53.56533°
Longitude-2.12173°

What is the easting and northing of Royton?

The centre of Royton is located at the grid reference easting 392035 and northing 407642 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392035
Northing407642

What are the nearest towns to Royton?

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

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Royton is 1 mile south-west of Shaw
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Royton is 2 miles north-east of Chadderton
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Royton is 2 miles north of Oldham
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Royton is 3 miles north-west of Lees
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Royton is 3 miles south of Milnrow
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Royton is 3 miles east of Middleton
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Royton is 4 miles south of Rochdale
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Royton is 4 miles north-east of Failsworth
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Royton is 5 miles north-west of Mossley
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Royton is 5 miles south-east of Heywood

What are the nearest cities to Royton?

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

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Royton is 8 miles north-east of Manchester
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Royton is 9 miles north-east of Salford
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Royton is 22 miles south-west of Bradford
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Royton is 27 miles west of Wakefield
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Royton is 27 miles south-east of Preston
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Royton is 29 miles south-west of Leeds
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Royton is 30 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Royton is 37 miles east of Liverpool
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Royton is 38 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Royton is 41 miles north-east of Chester

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