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Where is Stansted?

Stansted is located in the county of Kent, South East England, six miles north-west of the town of West Malling, ten miles west of the major town of Chatham, and 22 miles south-east of London. Stansted lies seven miles south-east of the Greater London border. Stansted falls within the district council of Tonbridge and Malling, under the county council of Kent. It is in the TN15 postcode district. The post town for Stansted is Sevenoaks.

Stansted on a map

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

Which county is Stansted in?

Stansted is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyKent

Where is Stansted in Kent?

Stansted is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.

Location of Stansted within Kent
Location of Stansted within Kent

What is the postcode for Stansted?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stansted is TN15 7PW.

Where is Stansted in TN15?

Stansted is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the TN15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TN15 postcode district.

Location of Stansted within TN15
Location of Stansted within TN15

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What is the post town for Stansted?

The post town for Stansted is Sevenoaks. Stansted is in the TN15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sevenoaks.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stansted?

The centre of Stansted is located at position 51.3346° latitude and 0.29792° longitude.

Latitude51.3346°
Longitude0.29792°

What is the easting and northing of Stansted?

The centre of Stansted is located at the grid reference easting 560174 and northing 162007 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting560174
Northing162007

What are the nearest towns to Stansted?

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

north-west
6m
Stansted is 6 miles north-west of West Malling
west
6m
Stansted is 6 miles west of Snodland
north-east
6m
Stansted is 6 miles north-east of Sevenoaks
south-east
7m
Stansted is 7 miles south-east of Swanley
south
8m
Stansted is 8 miles south of Northfleet
south
8m
Stansted is 8 miles south of Gravesend
south
8m
Stansted is 8 miles south of Swanscombe
south
9m
Stansted is 9 miles south of Dartford
south
9m
Stansted is 9 miles south of Tilbury
south-west
10m
Stansted is 10 miles south-west of Rochester

What are the nearest cities to Stansted?

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

south-east
21m
Stansted is 21 miles south-east of City of London
south-east
22m
Stansted is 22 miles south-east of City of Westminster
south-east
22m
Stansted is 22 miles south-east of London
south
29m
Stansted is 29 miles south of Chelmsford
west
34m
Stansted is 34 miles west of Canterbury
south-east
40m
Stansted is 40 miles south-east of St Albans
north-east
40m
Stansted is 40 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
north-east
58m
Stansted is 58 miles north-east of Chichester
south
61m
Stansted is 61 miles south of Cambridge
north-east
71m
Stansted is 71 miles north-east of Portsmouth

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