Route Open Junctions Section
1 M6 Jan 1965 J32-33 Preston → Lancaster
2 M4 Mar 1965 J1-5 Chiswick → Slough
3 A1 and A1(M) May 1965 J56-59 Darlington Bypass
4 M1 Nov 1965 J18-24 Crick → Kegworth
5 M5 Nov 1965 J3-4 Quinton → Lydiate Ash
6 M8 Nov 1965 J4-5 Harthill Bypass
7 M2 and A2 1965 J5-7 Stockbury → Faversham
8 M2 and A2 1965 J1-2 Three Crutches → Medway Bridge

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South London's lost motorways

Completing the story of London's epic Ringways, we've just published the Southern Radials, five more motorways that never saw the light of day.

To the north east!

Two new additions to our collection of Opening Booklets take us to Darlington and Middlesbrough.

The ghost junction

The only UK motorway that didn’t connect to ordinary roads finally got its own interchange in 2019. But it's not open, because it still doesn’t touch any ordinary roads.

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Burdock Way

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