A1

A1 and A1(M)

Great North Road

London to Edinburgh

The A1 is the UK's longest numbered road and probably its most famous, linking London with Edinburgh and forming the backbone of the road network in mainland Britain.

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A1 and A1(M)

The Great North Road was only ever going to play a walk-on part in London's proposed urban motorway network.

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The wonderful A1 21 December 2017

The A1 is the UK's longest road, but the part within London is easily overlooked. Here's five things you (maybe) didn't know about it.

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What's new

Up for adoption

For most people, highway maintenance is not a day to day concern. But not every road is the responsibility of the local council. What if your street is “unadopted"?

Gifts for road lovers

Keep being asked what you want for Christmas? No problem: here’s our pick of road-related Christmas treats for 2021.

Go west! New Ringways pages are here

A new set of Ringways pages are now online, looking at unbuilt motorways and road projects west of London.

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