Shaw is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile north-east of the town of Royton, three miles north of the major town of Oldham, 152 miles north of Cardiff, and 165 miles north-west of London. Shaw lies four miles south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Shaw falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the OL2 postcode district. The post town for Shaw is Oldham.
Shaw is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Shaw is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Shaw is OL2 8AT.
Shaw is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL2 postcode district.
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The post town for Shaw is Oldham. Shaw is in the OL2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.
The centre of Shaw is located at position 53.57839° latitude and -2.09511° longitude.
The centre of Shaw is located at the grid reference easting 393800 and northing 409092 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Shaw relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Shaw to the centre of the town.
Position of Shaw relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Shaw to the centre of the city.