Where is Sellafield?

Sellafield is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, four miles south of the town of Egremont, 40 miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, 106 miles south of Edinburgh, 204 miles north of Cardiff, and 246 miles north-west of London. Sellafield was historically in the county of Cumberland. Sellafield falls within the district council of Copeland, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA20 postcode district. The post town for Sellafield is Seascale.

Sellafield on a map

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

Which county is Sellafield in?

Sellafield is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Sellafield in Cumbria?

Sellafield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Location of Sellafield within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Sellafield?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sellafield is CA20 1DT.

Where is Sellafield in CA20?

Sellafield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA20 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA20 postcode district.

Location of Sellafield within CA20

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What is the post town for Sellafield?

The post town for Sellafield is Seascale. Sellafield is in the CA20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Seascale.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sellafield?

The centre of Sellafield is located at position 54.42572° latitude and -3.50786° longitude.

Latitude54.42572°
Longitude-3.50786°

What is the easting and northing of Sellafield?

The centre of Sellafield is located at the grid reference easting 302270 and northing 504413 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting302270
Northing504413

What are the nearest towns to Sellafield?

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

4m
Sellafield is 4 miles south of Egremont
7m
Sellafield is 7 miles south of Cleator Moor
9m
Sellafield is 9 miles south of Whitehaven
15m
Sellafield is 15 miles south of Workington
16m
Sellafield is 16 miles north-west of Broughton in Furness
17m
Sellafield is 17 miles south of Cockermouth
18m
Sellafield is 18 miles north-west of Millom
19m
Sellafield is 19 miles south-west of Keswick
20m
Sellafield is 20 miles south of Maryport
22m
Sellafield is 22 miles west of Ambleside

What are the nearest cities to Sellafield?

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

39m
Sellafield is 39 miles north-west of Lancaster
40m
Sellafield is 40 miles south-west of Carlisle
57m
Sellafield is 57 miles north-west of Preston
74m
Sellafield is 74 miles north of Liverpool
81m
Sellafield is 81 miles north of St Asaph
81m
Sellafield is 81 miles west of Durham
82m
Sellafield is 82 miles north-west of Salford
83m
Sellafield is 83 miles west of Ripon
83m
Sellafield is 83 miles north-west of Manchester
84m
Sellafield is 84 miles north-west of Bradford

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