Where is Walkden?

Walkden is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile north of the town of Worsley, four miles south of the major town of Bolton, 145 miles north of Cardiff, and 169 miles north-west of London. Walkden lies five miles north of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Walkden falls within the metropolitan district council of Salford. It is in the M28 postcode district. The post town for Walkden is Manchester.

Walkden on a map

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

Which county is Walkden in?

Walkden is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Walkden in Greater Manchester?

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

Location of Walkden within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Walkden?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Walkden is M28 3DR.

Where is Walkden in M28?

Walkden is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the M28 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the M28 postcode district.

Location of Walkden within M28

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What is the post town for Walkden?

The post town for Walkden is Manchester. Walkden is in the M28 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Walkden?

The centre of Walkden is located at position 53.52379° latitude and -2.39871° longitude.

Latitude53.52379°
Longitude-2.39871°

What is the easting and northing of Walkden?

The centre of Walkden is located at the grid reference easting 373664 and northing 403088 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting373664
Northing403088

What are the nearest towns to Walkden?

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

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Walkden is 1 mile north of Worsley
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Walkden is 1 mile south-west of Kearsley
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Walkden is 2 miles south of Farnworth
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Walkden is 3 miles west of Swinton
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Walkden is 3 miles south-west of Little Lever
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Walkden is 3 miles east of Tyldesley
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Walkden is 4 miles east of Atherton
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Walkden is 4 miles north-west of Eccles
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Walkden is 4 miles south-west of Radcliffe
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Walkden is 4 miles south of Bolton

What are the nearest cities to Walkden?

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

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Walkden is 5 miles north-west of Salford
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Walkden is 7 miles north-west of Manchester
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Walkden is 20 miles south-east of Preston
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Walkden is 25 miles east of Liverpool
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Walkden is 31 miles north-east of Chester
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Walkden is 32 miles south-west of Bradford
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Walkden is 36 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Walkden is 39 miles west of Wakefield
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Walkden is 40 miles west of Sheffield
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Walkden is 40 miles south-west of Leeds

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