Route Open Junctions Section
1 M4 May 1961 J7-9 Maidenhead Bypass Opened as A4(M)
2 A1 and A1(M) Jul 1961 J34-38 Doncaster Bypass
3 M20 Sep 1961 J7-8 Maidstone Bypass East Opened as A20(M)

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Go west! New Ringways pages are here

A new set of Ringways pages are now online, looking at unbuilt motorways and road projects west of London.

No smoke without ire

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has just expanded to cover the whole inner city, and across the UK, other cities are implementing their own Clean Air Zones. Is this the future?

Devon help us

Road signs are colour coded for different types of road, but in Devon there are more colours than anywhere else. What do Devon's colourful signs mean?

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M1 Architecture

The most unique motorway in Britain owes its identity to its fifties architecture. Much of it is in danger of being removed or irreperably altered. This page documents it in detail.