A8(M) (NI)

A8(M) (Northern Ireland)

Newtownabbey to Newtownabbey

Not just a spur, no. Not just short, as are many of Northern Ireland's motorways. The A8(M) is arguably the most pointless imposition of motorway restrictions of any road in the UK.


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London’s other forgotten motorways

We’ve spent years documenting the unbuilt urban motorway network planned for London. Today we’re unveiling more new routes that have never been seen before!

The middle of nowhere

A national system of road numbers radiating from a central point suggests there is… well, a central point. But if you go looking for it you’ll find it doesn’t exist.

Not so Smart

There have been rumours for months. Now the announcement has been made - “all new Smart Motorways scrapped”. What does this mean and who are the winners?

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The UK has been driving in circles for a hundred years now, and this humble road junction has become part of British culture. Just what is so special about roundabouts?