A13, A1203 and A1261

Limehouse to Sadler's Farm

Heading east from London? Visiting the Docklands, Lakeside shopping centre or Southend Pier? Take Billy Bragg's advice, then, and hitch a ride on the A13.


A13 and M13

In the 1960s, the road to the Essex coast and the heavy industry of the Thames Estuary might have spawned a motorway - but nothing is certain.


What's new

Imperfectly Odd: Batheaston Bypass

It has viaducts, a tunnel and plenty of controversy, but the amazing Batheaston Bypass doesn’t really work. What went wrong?

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.

Share this page

Have you seen...

West Cross Route

Desperately-needed but never built, this was one of the only London urban motorway plans that were ever progressed to the construction stage.