Chronology Maps

1978 1979 1980

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Completed Route Name Start End Original number
A1(M) South Mimms - Hatfield J1 Bignell’s Corner J2 Roestock A1
M8 Monkland Motorway Stage 2A J11 Stepps Road J12 Cumbernauld Road
M180 Woodhouse - Midmoor J2 Woodhouse J3 Midmoor
M25 Chevening - Godstone J5 Chevening J6 Godstone
M11 Bishop's Stortford - Stump Cross J8 Birchanger Green J9 Stump Cross
A3(M) Horndean and Waterlooville Bypass J1 Horndean J5 Broadmarsh

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Liverpool Inner Motorway

There's almost no evidence of Liverpool's 1960's plans for an inner ring road on the ground - but the motorway that never materialised would have been astonishing. The full details on the route, and the missing part the M62, are here.