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Where is Southwark?

Southwark is located in the county of Greater London, London, one mile south of the city of City of London, 17 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and two miles south-east of London. Southwark lies just south of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Surrey. Southwark falls within the London borough council of Southwark, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SE1 postcode district. The post town for Southwark is London.

Southwark on a map

Map showing extent of Southwark as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Southwark
Map showing location of Southwark within the UK
Location of Southwark within the UK

Which county is Southwark in?

Southwark is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Southwark in Greater London?

Southwark is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Map showing location of Southwark within Greater London
Location of Southwark within Greater London

What is the postcode for Southwark?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southwark is SE1 0EX.

Where is Southwark in SE1?

Southwark is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SE1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SE1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Southwark within SE1
Location of Southwark within SE1

What is the post town for Southwark?

The post town for Southwark is London. Southwark is in the SE1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Southwark?

The centre of Southwark is located at position 51.50275° latitude and -0.09682° longitude.

Latitude51.50275°
Longitude-0.09682°

What is the easting and northing of Southwark?

The centre of Southwark is located at the grid reference easting 532192 and northing 179919 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting532192
Northing179919

What are the nearest towns to Southwark?

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

south-west
11m
Southwark is 11 miles south-west of Chigwell
north-east
12m
Southwark is 12 miles north-east of Ewell
south-west
13m
Southwark is 13 miles south-west of Loughton
south
13m
Southwark is 13 miles south of Waltham Cross
south-east
13m
Southwark is 13 miles south-east of Borehamwood
north
13m
Southwark is 13 miles north of Banstead
north
13m
Southwark is 13 miles north of Warlingham
south
14m
Southwark is 14 miles south of Waltham Abbey
north-west
14m
Southwark is 14 miles north-west of Swanley
north-east
14m
Southwark is 14 miles north-east of Epsom

What are the nearest cities to Southwark?

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

south
1m
Southwark is 1 mile south of City of London
east
1m
Southwark is 1 mile east of City of Westminster
east
1m
Southwark is 1 mile east of London
south-east
20m
Southwark is 20 miles south-east of St Albans
south-west
29m
Southwark is 29 miles south-west of Chelmsford
north
47m
Southwark is 47 miles north of Brighton and Hove
south
49m
Southwark is 49 miles south of Cambridge
east
53m
Southwark is 53 miles east of Oxford
west
53m
Southwark is 53 miles west of Canterbury
north-east
55m
Southwark is 55 miles north-east of Chichester

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