A walk on the M621

14 July 2021

Fancy a stroll? In 1972, the City of Leeds was about to open its new South East Urban Motorway and proudly showed off the achievement with a "walkabout" event.

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Imperfectly Odd: the Strensham Loop

30 April 2021

For a while, the M5 ended at a 270-degree loop - but long after the motorway was extended, it kept on catching drivers unawares. But it left behind an unexpected legacy of safer driving.

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  • A21 - M25 - M26 Floyd 29 July 2021

    So then coming south on the M25, once you got to Dartford it would change to…

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