A417

A417 and A419

Gloucester to Swindon

One of the few new cross-country routes created in recent years, the A417 and A419 together form a strategic link between the M4 and M5.

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Imperfectly Odd: Batheaston Bypass

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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.

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