Swanley is located in the county of Kent, South East England, five miles south-west of the town of Dartford, 15 miles west of the major town of Chatham, and 15 miles south-east of London. Swanley lies just south-east of the Greater London border. Swanley falls within the district council of Sevenoaks, under the county council of Kent. It is in the BR8 postcode district. The post town for Swanley is Swanley.
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Swanley is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Swanley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Swanley is BR8 7FN.
Swanley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BR8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BR8 postcode district.
The post town for Swanley is Swanley. Swanley is in the BR8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swanley.
The centre of Swanley is located at position 51.39758° latitude and 0.1727° longitude.
The centre of Swanley is located at the grid reference easting 551244 and northing 168744 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Swanley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Swanley to the centre of the town.
Position of Swanley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Swanley to the centre of the city.