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Where is Swanley?

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.

COVID-19: Swanley coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Kent case numbers. This Swanley coronavirus map shows the position of Swanley within Kent, along with the number of cases in Kent and each of the surrounding areas.

Swanley on a map

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

Which county is Swanley in?

Swanley 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 Swanley in Kent?

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

Map showing location of Swanley within Kent
Location of Swanley within Kent

What is the postcode for Swanley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swanley is BR8 7FN.

Where is Swanley in BR8?

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.

Map showing location of Swanley within BR8
Location of Swanley within BR8

What is the post town for Swanley?

The post town for Swanley is Swanley. Swanley is in the BR8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swanley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Swanley?

The centre of Swanley is located at position 51.39758° latitude and 0.1727° longitude.

Latitude51.39758°
Longitude0.1727°

What is the easting and northing of Swanley?

The centre of Swanley is located at the grid reference easting 551244 and northing 168744 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting551244
Northing168744

What are the nearest towns to Swanley?

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

south-west
5m
Swanley is 5 miles south-west of Dartford
south-west
6m
Swanley is 6 miles south-west of Swanscombe
south-west
8m
Swanley is 8 miles south-west of Northfleet
south-west
9m
Swanley is 9 miles south-west of Grays
north
9m
Swanley is 9 miles north of Sevenoaks
west
9m
Swanley is 9 miles west of Gravesend
south-west
9m
Swanley is 9 miles south-west of Tilbury
north-east
10m
Swanley is 10 miles north-east of Westerham
north-east
12m
Swanley is 12 miles north-east of Warlingham
north-east
12m
Swanley is 12 miles north-east of Oxted

What are the nearest cities to Swanley?

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

south-east
14m
Swanley is 14 miles south-east of City of London
south-east
15m
Swanley is 15 miles south-east of City of Westminster
south-east
15m
Swanley is 15 miles south-east of London
south-west
27m
Swanley is 27 miles south-west of Chelmsford
south-east
33m
Swanley is 33 miles south-east of St Albans
west
40m
Swanley is 40 miles west of Canterbury
north
42m
Swanley is 42 miles north of Brighton and Hove
south
56m
Swanley is 56 miles south of Cambridge
north-east
57m
Swanley is 57 miles north-east of Chichester
east
66m
Swanley is 66 miles east of Oxford

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