Where is Wanstead?

Wanstead is located in the county of Greater London, London, four miles south-west of the town of Chigwell, 13 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and eight miles north-east of London. Wanstead lies three miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Wanstead falls within the London borough council of Redbridge, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E11 postcode district. The post town for Wanstead is London.

Wanstead on a map

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

Which county is Wanstead in?

Wanstead is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Wanstead in Greater London?

Wanstead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Wanstead within Greater London

What is the postcode for Wanstead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wanstead is E11 2AJ.

Where is Wanstead in E11?

Wanstead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the E11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the E11 postcode district.

Location of Wanstead within E11

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What is the post town for Wanstead?

The post town for Wanstead is London. Wanstead is in the E11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wanstead?

The centre of Wanstead is located at position 51.57871° latitude and 0.02549° longitude.

Latitude51.57871°
Longitude0.02549°

What is the easting and northing of Wanstead?

The centre of Wanstead is located at the grid reference easting 540447 and northing 188594 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting540447
Northing188594

What are the nearest towns to Wanstead?

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

4m
Wanstead is 4 miles south-west of Chigwell
6m
Wanstead is 6 miles south of Loughton
7m
Wanstead is 7 miles south of Waltham Abbey
8m
Wanstead is 8 miles south of Waltham Cross
9m
Wanstead is 9 miles south of Epping
9m
Wanstead is 9 miles south of Cheshunt
12m
Wanstead is 12 miles south-east of Potters Bar
12m
Wanstead is 12 miles west of Brentwood
13m
Wanstead is 13 miles south of Hoddesdon
13m
Wanstead is 13 miles north-west of Dartford

What are the nearest cities to Wanstead?

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

7m
Wanstead is 7 miles north-east of City of London
8m
Wanstead is 8 miles north-east of London
8m
Wanstead is 8 miles north-east of City of Westminster
20m
Wanstead is 20 miles south-east of St Albans
22m
Wanstead is 22 miles south-west of Chelmsford
43m
Wanstead is 43 miles south of Cambridge
50m
Wanstead is 50 miles west of Canterbury
53m
Wanstead is 53 miles north of Brighton and Hove
56m
Wanstead is 56 miles east of Oxford
58m
Wanstead is 58 miles south of Ely

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