Where is Towngate?

Towngate is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, five miles north-west of the town of Standish, eight miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 150 miles north of Cardiff, 162 miles south of Edinburgh, and 183 miles north-west of London. Towngate lies three miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Towngate falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the L40 postcode district. The post town for Towngate is Ormskirk.

Towngate on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Towngate
Location of Towngate within the UK

Which county is Towngate in?

Towngate is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Towngate in Lancashire?

Towngate is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Towngate within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Towngate?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Towngate is L40 2QU.

Where is Towngate in L40?

Towngate is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L40 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L40 postcode district.

Location of Towngate within L40

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What is the post town for Towngate?

The post town for Towngate is Ormskirk. Towngate is in the L40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ormskirk.

What is the latitude and longitude of Towngate?

The centre of Towngate is located at position 53.62847° latitude and -2.75265° longitude.

Latitude53.62847°
Longitude-2.75265°

What is the easting and northing of Towngate?

The centre of Towngate is located at the grid reference easting 350322 and northing 414924 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350322
Northing414924

What are the nearest towns to Towngate?

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

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Towngate is 5 miles north-west of Standish
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Towngate is 5 miles south-west of Leyland
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Towngate is 5 miles west of Chorley
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Towngate is 6 miles north of Skelmersdale
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Towngate is 6 miles west of Adlington
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Towngate is 7 miles north-east of Ormskirk
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Towngate is 8 miles north-west of Wigan
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Towngate is 8 miles south-west of Bamber Bridge
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Towngate is 8 miles north-west of Ince-in-Makerfield
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Towngate is 9 miles west of Horwich

What are the nearest cities to Towngate?

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

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Towngate is 9 miles south of Preston
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Towngate is 18 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Towngate is 21 miles north-west of Salford
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Towngate is 23 miles north-west of Manchester
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Towngate is 29 miles south of Lancaster
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Towngate is 31 miles north of Chester
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Towngate is 38 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Towngate is 42 miles west of Bradford
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Towngate is 48 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Towngate is 51 miles west of Leeds

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