Updates

Here are all the posts made on the blog and the front page describing updates and changes to other parts of the website. 

They are arranged with the latest updates at the top. 

To the north east! 07 April 2022

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

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Knowledge is power 18 February 2021

We're expanding our information pages to provide better coverage of the basics - perfect if you're new to the world of road enthusiasts or if you're just dropping by to answer a question.

The thrill of the open road 10 June 2020

Three more commemorative booklets have been added to the website, published at the opening of three very different motorway projects.

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The Boring Talks 21 January 2019

Roads.org.uk finds itself on BBC Radio 4, with news of some roads that don't exist.

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The story of London's motorways 20 February 2018

The history of London's abandoned motorway plans, from the earliest ideas of the 20th Century to the political fights and protests of the 1970s, is back on CBRD.

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The Ross Motorway 27 January 2018

The commemorative book published to mark the opening of the M50 is now available on CBRD.

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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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The Heads of the Valleys

The A465 Heads of the Valleys Road is one of the most spectacular trunk roads in the UK, and building it required some of the most remarkable civil engineering. This is the story of how the road was built in the 1960s, and how it's being rebuilt today.