M53

M53

Wallasey to Chester

The M53 forms a spine road along the Wirral, beginning at the tunnel under the Mersey and passing through the industrial areas of Ellesmere Port to reach Chester.

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Imperfectly Odd: Batheaston Bypass

It has viaducts, a tunnel and plenty of controversy, but the amazing Batheaston Bypass doesn’t really work. What went wrong?

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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M1 under construction

Pictures taken as the first section of the M1 was being built in 1958-9, with all its unique architecture still under construction.