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Friday, July 31, 1998 Published at 15:04 GMT 16:04 UK


UK Politics

Road scheme details in full

M25 widening will go ahead

Eighteen major road schemes, including key motorway widening plans, have been axed under the trunk roads review. Only 37 of around 140 planned schemes will definitely go ahead.

    Going ahead ...

  • M25 - J12-15 widening, west London
  • M60 - J5-8 widening (formerly M63 J6-9), Manchester
  • A1 Willowburn-Denwick, Northumberland
  • A1(M) Ferrybridge-Hook Manor improvement, N Yorks
  • A1(M) Wetherby-Walshford improvement, N Yorks
  • A2 Bean-Tolgate improvement, Kent
  • A2 Tolgate-Cobham improvement, Kent
  • A2/A282 Dartford improvement, Kent
  • A5 Nescliff bypass, Shropshire
  • A5 Weeford-Fazeley improvement, Staffs
  • A6 Great Glenn bypass, south Midlands
  • A6 Rushden and Higham Ferrers bypass, Northants
  • A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass, Northants
  • A6 Clapham bypass, Beds
  • A6 Alvaston (former Derby southern bypass)
  • A10 Wadesmill Colliers End, near Harlow, Essex
  • A11 Roudham Heath-Attleborough, Norfolk
  • A14 Rookery Crossroads, Suffolk
  • A21 Lamberhurst bypass, Kent
  • A23 Coulsdon inner relief road, Croydon, Surrey
  • A27 Polegate bypass, East Sussex
  • A34 Chieveley/M4 (J13) improvement, Berks
  • A41 Aston Clinton bypass, Bucks
  • A43 Silverstone bypass, Northants
  • A43 Whitefield Turn-Brackley Hatch improvement, Northants
  • A43 M40-B40131 improvement north of Oxford
  • A46 Newark-Lincoln improvement
  • A63 Selby bypass, N Yorks
  • A66 Stainburn and Great Clifton bypass, Cumbria
  • A120 Stansted-Braintree improvement, Essex
  • A249 Iwade-Queenborough improvement, Kent
  • A303 Stonehenge, Wiltshire
  • A421 Great Barford bypass, Beds
  • A500 City Road and Stoke Road junction improvements, Staffs
  • A500 Basford/Hough/Shavington bypass, Cheshire
  • A650 Bingley Relief Road, W Yorks
  • A1033 Hedon Road improvement, E Yorks

    For the chop ...


  • M1 J10-14 widening in Beds and Bucks
  • M5 J17-21 widening in Gloucestershire and north west Somerset
  • M11 J5 north facing slip road improvement, Essex
  • M11 J8-9 widening in Essex, Cambs and Herts
  • M23 J8-9 widening in Surrey and W Sussex
  • M25 J15-16 widening in Buckinghamshire
  • M25 J16-19 widening in Herts and Bucks
  • M62 J12-18 improvement, Salford and Bury, Gtr Manchester
  • M62 J6 improvement at Knowsley, Merseyside
  • A4 Henlys/Waggoners Corner improvement, Hounslow, west London
  • A46 Newark-Widmerpool improvement, Notts
  • A47 Hardwick roundabout flyover, Norfolk
  • A49 Hereford bypass, Hereford and Worcs
  • A428 Norse Road Link, Beds
  • A629 Skipton-Kildwick improvement, N Yorkshire
  • A650 Hard Ings Road improvement, Yorks

    Dropped from the national programme but may go ahead as local road schemes

  • A6(M) Stockport North/South bypass, Stockport, Gtr Manchester
  • A31 Poole Link Road, Dorset
  • A36 Codford-Heytesbury improvement, Wilts
  • A43 Moulton-Broughton improvement, Northants
  • A43 Geddington bypass, Northants
  • A43/A16 Stamford Relief Road, Lincs
  • A45 Weedon, Flore & Upper Heyford bypass, Northants
  • A65 Gargrave bypass, N Yorks
  • A65 Hellifield and Long Preston bypass, N Yorks
  • A205 Catford town centre improvement, south London
  • A406/A1/A598 Regents Park Road junction improvement, Barnet, north London
  • A406 Golders Green Road junction improvement, north London
  • A406 Bounds Green-Green Lanes improvement, Enfield, north London
  • A435 Studley bypass, Warwickshire
  • A555 Manchester Airport West Link
  • A555/A523 Poynton bypass, Cheshire, Gtr Manchester
  • A570 Ormskirk bypass, Lancs
  • A595 Parton-Lillyhall improvement, Cumbria
  • Poole Harbour crossing, Dorset

    Under review

  • M1 J6A-10 widening, Herts
  • M1 J21A-23A widening in Leics and Derbys
  • M1 J23A-25 widening, Notts, Derbys and Leics
  • M1 J25-28 improvements in Notts and Derbys
  • M1 J31-32 widening at Rotherham, West Yorks
  • M4 J4B-8/9 widening in Bucks and Berks
  • M6 Carlisle to Guardsmill extension, Cumbria
  • M6 J16-19 widening in Cheshire
  • M6 J11A-16 widening in Staffs
  • M11 J14 improvement, Cambs
  • M42 J3A-7 widening in Warwicks
  • M62 East-M606 link road, Kirklees, Gt Manchester
  • A1 Gateshead Western bypass improvement, Tyne and Wear
  • A1(M) J6-8 widening in Herts
  • A1(M) Redhouse-Ferrybridge improvement, N Yorks
  • A2 Lydden-Dover improvement, Kent
  • A3 Hindhead improvement, Surrey, Hants
  • A5 Dunstable eastern bypass, Beds
  • A14 improvement (M11 J14-M1/A1 link) Cambs
  • A21 Tonbridge bypass-Pembury bypass dualling, Kent
  • A27 Arundel bypass, W. Sussex
  • A27 Wilmington bypass, E. Sussex
  • A27 Selmeston bypass, E. Sussex
  • A30/A303 Marsh Honiton and A35 Honiton eastern bypass, Devon
  • A38 Derby ring road A61, Derbys
  • A38 Derby ring road A52/A5111, Derbys
  • A38 Saltash-Stoketon Cross improvement, Cornwall
  • A38 Dobwalls bypass, Cornwall
  • A47 Thorney bypass, Cambs
  • A63 Castle Street, improvement, Hull
  • A259 Pevensey-Bexhill improvement, East Sussex
  • A303 Ilminster bypass, Somerset
  • A303 Ilinster-Marsh improvement, Somerset
  • A303 Sparkford-Ilminster improvement, Somerset
  • A303 Wylye-Stockton Wood improvement, Wilts
  • A303 Chicklade Bottom-Mere improvement, Wilts
  • A453 Clifton-M1 improvement, Notts
  • A453 Clifton Lane improvement, Notts
  • A550 Deeside Park-A5117 improvement, Cheshire
  • A556(M) M6-M56 link, West Midlands
  • A590 High and Low Newton bypass, Northumberland
  • A5117 M56-A550 improvement, Cheshire
  • A11 Attleborough bypass, Norfolk
  • A11 Fiveways-Thetford improvement, Norfolk
  • A30 Bodmin-Indian Queens improvement, Cornwall
  • A45/A46 Tollbar End improvement, South Yorks
  • A57/A682 Mottram-Tintwistle bypass, Derbys
  • A63 Melton improvement, E Yorks
  • A66 Temple Sowerby and improvement at Winderwath, Cumbria.




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