A1 and A1(M)

The A1 is the UK's longest numbered road and probably its most famous. The numbering system for A-roads, devised in the early 1920s, was based around patterns of roads radiating from two hubs at London and Edinburgh. The first number in the system, A1, was given to the most important part of that system: the road from London to Edinburgh, joining the two central points of the system and linking the UK's (then) two mainland capital cities.

Today, the ancient Great North Road has been substantially altered. To some the changes were upgrades, and to others they were bastardisation. Either way there's no escaping the fact that the modern A1 only spends part of its time on the ancient road north, and between London and Newcastle at least, spends most of its time elsewhere running on new bypasses and bits of motorway.

It is probably the most varied and fascinating route on the Motorway Database: there are, if you're sufficiently interested, whole books and websites solely about the A1's history and place in British culture. In terms of highway engineering that variety translates into inconsistency, running the whole way from the single-carriageway rural highway along the Scottish coast to the choked dual carriageway of the Newcastle Western Bypass and the eerily quiet eight-lane motorway that slices incongruously across the Cambridgeshire countryside.

It was always this way. As far back as the 1960s there was strong criticism of the Ministry of Transport's road programme because of the inconsistency with which it chose to make road schemes motorways or normal dual carriageways. Nowhere was this more evident than on the A1, which today is littered with occasional bursts of motorway. In Yorkshire there has been steady progress over the last decade to fill in the gaps and create a continuous and modern motorway route, and works now in progress are pushing the blue line north towards Tyneside. But a few miles south and there have been incredibly budget-conscious works to replace six roundabouts with flyovers at the absolute minimum cost. Inconsistent as ever, in policy as well as appearance.

There is, in short, no single identity to the A1, no one thing that you can say that describes the whole of it, except the glib observation that it's incredibly varied and it always has been. And it's all the more wonderful and fascinating for it.

You're not looking at the whole A1 and A1(M)

This page is about the parts of the A1 and A1(M) that are designated a motorway or that have motorway characteristics. Other sections of this road will not be featured here and will not count towards the length of the road as shown below.

Start
London
End
Edinburgh
Passes
Hatfield, Stevenage, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Stamford, Grantham, Newark-on-Trent, Worksop, Doncaster, Pontefract, Wetherby, Ripon, Scotch Corner, Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Morpeth, Alnwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Length
380 miles
Open Junctions Section
Jul 1961 J34-38 Doncaster Bypass
May 1962 J6-8 Stevenage Bypass
May 1965 J56-59 Darlington Bypass
Jul 1967 J8-10 Baldock Bypass
Sep 1969 J59-63 Durham Motorway
Apr 1970 J63-65 Birtley Bypass
May 1973 J4-6 Stanborough → Welwyn
May 1979 J1*-2 Cecil Lane → Roestock
Dec 1986 J2-4 Roestock → Stanborough
Nov 1995 J47-49 Walshford → Dishforth
Oct 1998 J14-17 Alconbury → Peterborough
Feb 1999 J44-45 Hook Moor → Bramham
Apr 2005 J46-47 Wetherby → Walshford
Jan 2006 J39-44 Darrington → Hook Moor
Dec 2009 J44-46 Bramham → Wetherby
Apr 2012 J49-51 Dishforth → Leeming Bar

Exit list

NB: this exit list excludes parts of the route that are not of motorway or near-motorway standard and excludes many minor or private accesses to the A1.

Junction   Northbound               Southbound  
Edinburgh
A1
Leith
A199
Newhailes
A199






A1
NORTH
A199






A199
N/A
LanesLanesLanesLanes SignsSigns LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 2 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
Bingham Bingham
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.75 miles, 2 lanes 0.75 miles, 2 lanes
Newcraighall
Niddrie
A6095
A6095 A6095 Newcraighall
Niddrie
A6095
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
University
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  1 mile, 2 lanes
Glasgow
Forth Road Bridge
City Bypass
A720 Link
Services Musselburgh
A720 (B6415) Glasgow
Forth Road Bridge
City Bypass
A720 Link
Services Musselburgh
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
Wallyford
Whitecraig
A6094
A6094 A6094 Wallyford
Whitecraig
A6094
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
Musselburgh
A199
A199 A199 Tranent
A199
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
Prestonpans
Cockenzie
A198
Tranent
B6371
B6371 A198 Prestonpans
Cockenzie
Longniddry
A198
Tranent
B6371
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 3 miles, 2 lanes
Longniddry
Pencaitland
B6363
A199

B6363

A199
B6363 Longniddry
Pencaitland
B6363
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
Haddington
A199
A199
B6471
A199
Haddington
North Berwick
A199
(A6137)
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
Haddington
A199
A199

A6093


A199
Haddington
A199
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
8.5 miles, 2 lanes 8.5 miles, 2 lanes
West Barns
North Berwick
A199 (A198)
B6370 A199 West Barns
Dunbar
A199 (A1087)
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
   
Road is below standard for 57.5 miles
 
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 2 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
Alnwick
Longhoughton
B1340
B1340 B1340 Alnwick
Longhoughton
B1340
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
Alnwick
Alnmouth
A1068
A1068 Alnwick
Alnmouth
Ashington
A1068
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
   
Road is below standard for 14 miles
 
Coldstream
Wooller
A697

A697
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
A192 Morpeth
Ashington
A192
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
4.5 miles, 2 lanes  
Morpeth
Ashington
A197
A197
LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 5 miles, 2 lanes
Stannington Station
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  1 mile, 2 lanes
Stannington
Stannington Station
Stannington
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
Shotton
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  2 miles, 2 lanes
80 Tynemouth
Tyne Tunnel
Cramlington
A19
A19 Tynemouth
Tyne Tunnel
Cramlington
A19
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
79 Wide Open
Killingworth
Great Park
A1056
Gosforth B1318
A1056

B1318
Wide Open
Killingworth
Great Park
A1056
Gosforth B1318
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
78 Kingston Park
Fawdon
Kingston Park
Fawdon
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
77 Jedburgh & Airport
A696
City Centre
A167
B6918

A696
A167 Jedburgh & Airport
A696
City Centre
A167
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
76 Blakelaw
Westerhope
B6324
B6324 B6324 Blakelaw
Westerhope
B6324
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
75 Hexham
A69
City (West) A186
A69 A186 Hexham
A69
City (West) A186
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.75 miles, 2 lanes 0.75 miles, 2 lanes
74 (A695)
(A6085)
City Centre
Blaydon
A695
Newburn A6085
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1.25 miles, 2 lanes  
River or canal Tyne River or canal Tyne
  1.25 miles, 2 lanes
73 Blaydon
Consett
A694

A694
(B6317)
A694 Consett A694
Whickham
Swalwell
(B6317)
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 2 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
72 Swalwell
Whickham
B6317
(B6317)
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 3 lanes 0.5 miles, 3 lanes
71 Metro Centre Metro Centre
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
70 Dunston
Whickham
Dunston
Whickham
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.75 miles, 3 lanes 0.75 miles, 3 lanes
69 Gateshead
Newcastle (Cen)
A184
A184 Gateshead
Newcastle (Cen)
A184
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 4 lanes 0.5 miles, 4 lanes
68 Consett A692
Whickham (B6317)
Teams B1426
A692

B1426

Consett A692
Team Valley B1426
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 3 lanes 2 miles, 3 lanes
67 Team Valley Team Valley
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  0.75 miles, 3 lanes
66 Gateshead (S)
A167
Birtley
A1627
A6127 A167


B1295
Gateshead (S)
A167
Birtley
A1627
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
65
53/8 D km
Tyne Tunnel
South Shields
A194(M) Link
B1288


A1231

A194(M)
Washington
Sunderland
A1231
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
64
52/0 D km
Washington
A195
Services Washington
(A195) Washington
A195
Services Washington
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 3 lanes 1.5 miles, 3 lanes
63
49/6 D km
Chester-le-Street
A167
Stanley
A693
A693

A167


A183
Chester-le-Street
A167
Stanley
A693
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
6 miles, 2 lanes 6 miles, 2 lanes
62
40/4 D km
Durham
Sunderland
A690
A690 A690 Durham
A690
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 2 lanes 5 miles, 2 lanes
61
33/0 D km
Spennymoor A688
Durham A177
Services Durham
A177

A688
A688 Bishop Auckland
Spennymoor
A688
Services Durham
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
4.5 miles, 2 lanes 4.5 miles, 2 lanes
60
23/6 D km
Hartlepool
Ferryhill
A689
A689 A689 Newton Aycliffe
Hartlepool
A689
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 2 lanes 5 miles, 2 lanes
59
15/3 D km
Newton Aycliffe
A167
A167 A167 Darlington
Stockton
A167
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
58
11/5 D km
Shildon
Bishop Auckland
A68
A68 A68 Darlington
A68
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 2 lanes  
57
4/5 D km
Darlington
Stockton
A66(M) Link
A66(M)
LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 7 miles, 2 lanes
56
0/0 D km
Melsonby
Barton
B6275
B6275

Melsonby
Barton
B6275
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
132 km Penrith
Brough
A66
Richmond
A6108
Services Scotch Corner
A66


A6108
Penrith
Brough
A66
Richmond
A6108
Services Scotch Corner
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
Richmond
Citadilla
Catterick Garrison
A6136
A6136 Richmond
Citadilla
Catterick Garrison
A6136
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 3 miles, 2 lanes
Catterick
A6136
A6136 Catterick
A6136
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
East Appleton East Appleton
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
Kirkby Fleetham Kirkby Fleetham
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
Hackforth
Holtby Grange
Hackforth
Holtby Grange
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
Leases Road
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  1 mile, 2 lanes
51
119.5 km
Northallerton
Leeming Bar
Bedale
(A684)
A6055
(A684)

Northallerton
Leeming Bar
Bedale
(A684)
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
10 miles, 3 lanes 10 miles, 3 lanes
50
103.2 km
Ripon
Thirsk
A61
A6055

A61
A61 Ripon
Harrogate
Thirsk
A61
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 3 lanes 2 miles, 3 lanes
49
94.8 km
Thirsk
Teesside
A168 (A19)

A168
(A19)

A168
Dishforth
A168
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 3 lanes 5 miles, 3 lanes
48
86.8 km
Boroughbridge
Ripon
Dishforth
A6055 (A168)
A6055 A168


A168
Boroughbridge
A168
Knaresborough
A6055
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 3 lanes 5 miles, 3 lanes
47
78.7 km
York
Knaresborough
Harrogate
A59
A59 A168

A59

A168
York
Harrogate
Knaresborough
A59
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 3 lanes 5 miles, 3 lanes
46
71.1 km
Wetherby
York
B1224
Services Wetherby
(A168) B1224 Wetherby
York
B1224
Services Wetherby
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 3 lanes  
River or canal Wharfe River or canal Wharfe
  2.5 miles, 3 lanes
45
64.5 km
Wetherby
Boston Spa
Otley
A659
A661


A659
A659 Wetherby
Boston Spa
Otley
A659
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
3.5 miles, 3 lanes 3.5 miles, 3 lanes
44
58.5 km
Leeds
York
A64 Link
A64 A64 Leeds
York
A64 Link
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 4 lanes 2 miles, 4 lanes
56 km
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 5 lanes 1 mile, 5 lanes
43
55.2 km
M1 The SOUTH
Wakefield
Leeds
Manchester (M62 Link)
M1 Link
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 3 lanes 4 miles, 3 lanes
42
46.5 km
Leeds
Selby
A63
A63 A63 Leeds
Selby
A63
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 3 lanes 4 miles, 3 lanes
41
40.7 km
Leeds
Manchester
M62 Link
M62










M62
Hull
Goole
Manchester
Pontefract
M62 Link
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 3 lanes 2 miles, 3 lanes
40
36.6 km
Hull
Goole
Knottingley
A162 (M62 Link)
A162
(M62)
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 3 lanes
296.7 km Darrington
Womersley
Darrington
Womersley
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes  
295.1 km Darrington
Wentbridge
B6474
B6474
LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 3.5 miles, 2 lanes
293 km Wentbridge
Kirk Smeaton
B6474
B6474 Wentbridge
Kirk Smeaton
B6474
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
290.8 km Services Barnsdale Bar Services Barnsdale Bar
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
289.6 km Pontefract
A639
Campsall
Askern
A639 Campsall
Askern
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
286.2 km Hampole B1220 Skellow
B1220
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
38
24.1 km
South Elmsall
Ackworth
Wakefield
A638
A638 A638 Doncaster
South Elmsall
Ackworth
A638
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
3 miles, 2 lanes 3 miles, 2 lanes
37
20.2 km
Barnsley
Thurnscoe
A635
A635 A635 Barnsley
Thurnscoe
A635
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3.5 miles, 2 lanes 3.5 miles, 2 lanes
36
14.9 km
Doncaster
Doncaster Railport
A630
A630 A630 Doncaster Railport
Conisbrough
A630
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
35
12.0 km
Hull
Scunthorpe
Humberside Airport
M18 Link
(M62 Link, M180 Link)
M18
(M1)
M18
(M62)
(M180)
The SOUTH
Sheffield
Rotherham
M18 Link
(M1 Link)
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
7 miles, 2 lanes 7 miles, 2 lanes
34
0.0 km
Robin Hood Airport
Bawtry
A614
Services Blyth
B6045



A614



Robin Hood Airport
Gainsborough
(A631) Bawtry A614
Services Blyth
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes  
141.7 km Blyth
A634
A634
LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 3.5 miles, 2 lanes
138.6 km Bilby Ranby Hall
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
135.5 km Retford
Ranby
A620
B6079 A620 Retford
Ranby
A620
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
133 km Worksop
Sheffield A57
Ollerton
Nottingham A614
Babworth B6420
A57

A614
B6420 Worksop
Sheffield A57
Ollerton
Nottingham A614
Babworth B6420
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3.5 miles, 2 lanes 3.5 miles, 2 lanes
Ordsall
Crookford
Ordsall
Crookford
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
Elkesley Elkesley
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes  
127.7 km Elkesley
LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
127 km Retford
Ollerton
Gamston
B6387
B6387 B6387 Retford
Ollerton
Gamston
B6387
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
124.3 km Lincoln
East Markham
A57
Retford A638
Services Markham Moor


B1164
A638

A57
Lincoln
East Markham
A57
Retford A638
Services Markham Moor
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
120.5 km Tuxford
Ollerton
A6075
B1164
A6075


A6075

B1164
Tuxford
A6075
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
5.5 miles, 2 lanes 5.5 miles, 2 lanes
111.7 km Carlton-on-Trent
Sutton-on-Trent
B1164
B1164 Carlton-on-Trent
Sutton-on-Trent
B1164
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
109.7 km Cromwell Cromwell
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes  
108.4 km Cromwell
LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
106.9 km North Muskham
Caunton
North Muskham
Caunton
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
106.1 km North Muskham
South Muskham
B6325


B6325
North Muskham
South Muskham
B6325
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes  
River or canal Trent River or canal Trent
  2.5 miles, 2 lanes
102.2 km Lincoln
Newark-on-Trent
A46
Sleaford
A17
A46
(A617)

B6166
A46

A17
Sleaford A17
Leicester
Lincoln
Newark-on-Trent
A46
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
100.4 km Coddington Coddington
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
96.7 km Newark-on-Trent
Balderton
B6326
B6326 B6326 Balderton
B6326
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
94.4 km Balderfield B6326 Balderfield
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
93 km Dry Doddington Dry Doddington
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
90.8 km Long Bennington
Westborough
Long Bennington
Westborough
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes  
88.3 km Long Bennington
Foston
LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
86.4 km Allington Foston
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
84.3 km Marston Marston
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
82.5 km Grantham
Gonerby Moor
Downtown
Allington
B1174
Services Grantham North
B1174 Grantham
Gonerby Moor
Downtown
Allington
B1174
Services Grantham North
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
78.7 km Nottingham
Bottesford
A52
A52 A52 Nottingham
Bottesford
A52
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
76.2 km Melton Mowbray
Boston (A52)
A607
A607 A607
(A52)
Melton Mowbray
Boston (A52)
A607
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes  
72.7 km Grantham
B1174
B1174
LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 2.5 miles, 2 lanes
71.3 km Great Ponton Great Ponton
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
68.2 km Burton Coggles Burton Coggles
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
65.7 km Easton
Woolsthorpe
B6403
B6403 B6403 Easton
Woolsthorpe
B6403
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
64.2 km Colsterworth
Stainby
B676
Bourne A151
B676 A151 Colsterworth
Stainby
B676
Bourne A151
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
62.4 km Colsterworth
North Witham
B6403
Honeypot Lane Ind. Area
B6403


Colsterworth
North Witham
B6403
Honeypot Lane Ind. Area
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
59.4 km South Witham
Castle Byrtham
South Witham
Castle Byrtham
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
56.3 km Oakham
Cottesmore
Stretton
B668
B668 Oakham
Cottesmore
Stretton
B668
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3.5 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
52.6 km Pickworth
Empingham
LanesLanesLanesLanes
   
50.5 km Pickworth
Empingham
LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 3 miles, 2 lanes
47.8 km B1081 Stamford
Great Casterton
B1081
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  1.5 miles, 2 lanes
45.4 km Oakham
Melton Mowbray
A606
A606 A606 Oakham
Melton Mowbray
A606
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
44.3 km Ketton
Uppingham
A6121
A6121 A6121 Ketton
Uppingham
A6121
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
43 km A43 A16 Corby
Kettering
A43
Market Deeping
A16
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  1 mile, 2 lanes
41.2 km Stamford
B1081
B1081 Stamford
B1081
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
38.4 km Wittering Wittering
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
35.6 km Thornhaugh Thornhaugh
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
34.9 km Leicester
Castor
A47

A47
A6118
A47 Peterborough (N)
Leicester
A47
Wansford A6118
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes  
34 km Wansford
A6118
A6118
LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
32.9 km Stibbington Stibbington
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
30 km Water Newton Water Newton
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
27.5 km Orton
Alwalton
A605
A605 Orton
Alwalton
Showground
A605
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
17
26.2 km
Peterborough
Showground
A1139
Services Peterborough
A605

A1139

Peterborough A1139
Northampton
A605
Services Peterborough
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
2.5 miles, 3 lanes 2.5 miles, 3 lanes
16
21.7 km
Yaxley
A15


B1043
A15 Yaxley
Stilton
A15
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
5 miles, 4 lanes 5 miles, 4 lanes
15
13.6 km
Sawtry
B1043
Ramsey
(B660)
B1043


B1090

B1043
Sawtry
B1043
Ramsey
(B660)
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 4 lanes 4 miles, 4 lanes
14
8.1 km
(A14)
(M11)
Huntingdon
Cambridge
Felixstowe
A14 Link (M11 Link)
The Alconburys
The Stukeleys
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
13
5.5 km
The Alconburys
The Stukeleys
B1043
B1043

LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
2.4 km The NORTH WEST
Kettering
Coventry
Huntingdon
A14 Link
Services Brampton Hut
A14 A14 Kettering
Coventry
A14 Link
Services Brampton Hut
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
99.1 km Brampton Brampton
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 3 lanes
98.5 km Buckden Buckden
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
97.4 km Grafham
Grafham Water
B661
Buckden
B661 Grafham
Grafham Water
B661
Buckden
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
95.7 km Diddington Diddington
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
94.3 km Southoe Southoe
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
93.1 km Little Paxton
B1041
B1041 Little Paxton
B1041
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes  
91.6 km B1041
  1.5 miles, 2 lanes
90.7 km St Neots
Hail Weston
B1048
B1048 B1048 St Neots
Hail Weston
B1048
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
2 miles, 2 lanes 2 miles, 2 lanes
87 km Felixstowe (A14 Link)
Cambridge
St Neots
A428
B1428

A428
(A14)
Cambridge
St Neots
A428
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
86.4 km Wyboston Wyboston
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
84.7 km Bedford
Milton Keynes
A421 Link (M1 Link)
Great Barford
A421


Bedford
Milton Keynes
A421 Link (M1 Link)
Great Barford
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 2 lanes  
84 km Tempsford Boatyard
River or canal Great Ouse
River or canal Great Ouse
LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
83.6 km Tempsford
Blunham
Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
   
81.3 km Tempsford
Blunham
LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.75 miles, 2 lanes 1.25 miles, 2 lanes
79.2 km Sandy
Chalton
Sandy
Chalton
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.25 miles, 2 lanes
78.6 km Local access
LanesLanesLanesLanes
  0.25 miles, 2 lanes
77.7 km Bedford
A603
Sandy
Potton
B1042
A603 B1042 Sandy
Potton
B1042
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
76.3 km Beeston Beeston
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
73 km Biggleswade
A6001
Upper Caldecote
B658
B658 A6001 Biggleswade
A6001
Shefford
B658
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
69 km Biggleswade
A6001
A6001 Biggleswade
A6001
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1 mile, 2 lanes 1 mile, 2 lanes
66.3 km Langford
Edworth
Ashwell
Langford
Edworth
Ashwell
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 2 lanes 1.5 miles, 2 lanes
10
61.9 km
Stotfold
Shefford
A507
Services Baldock
A507


A507


Baldock
Stotfold
A507
Services Baldock
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
4 miles, 2 lanes 4 miles, 2 lanes
9
56.1 km
Letchworth
Baldock
A505
A505 A505 Letchworth
Hitchin
A505
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 3 lanes 3 miles, 3 lanes
8
52.2 km
Hitchin
Stevenage
A602


A602
B197

A602
Stevenage
A602
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 2 lanes 3 miles, 2 lanes
7
47 km
Stevenage
A602
A602 Stevenage
Ware
A602
LanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 2 lanes 4 miles, 2 lanes
6
39.5 km
Welwyn
Welwyn Garden City
A1000
B656



B197
B197

A1000


Welwyn
Welwyn Garden City
A1000
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanes
3 miles, 3 lanes  
5
36.7 km
B197 B195
  3 miles, 3 lanes
4
34.2 km
Welwyn Garden City
Hertford
A414
A6129

A414

A1001
Hatfield
Welwyn Garden City
A414
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
1.5 miles, 3 lanes  
Hatfield Tunnel Hatfield Tunnel
  1.5 miles, 3 lanes
3
30.8 km
St Albans
A414
A1001

A414
A1001 St Albans
A414
Potters Bar
A1001
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 2 lanes  
2
29.1 km
Hatfield
A1001
(A1001)
LanesLanesLanesLanes
4 miles, 2 lanes 4.5 miles, 2 lanes
1
23 km
Stansted Airport (M11 Link)
Dartford Tunnel (M20 Link)
Heathrow Airport (M4 Link)
M25 Link
Barnet A1081
Services South Mimms
M25
(M4)




M25
(M11)
(M20)

A1081




Stansted Airport (M11 Link)
Dartford Tunnel (M20 Link)
Heathrow Airport (M4 Link)
M25 Link
Barnet A1081
Services South Mimms
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
2 miles, 3 lanes 2 miles, 3 lanes
Elstree
Borehamwood
A5135
A5135 Elstree
Borehamwood
A5135
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
Bushey
Barnet
A411
A411 A411 Bushey
Barnet
A411
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
1 mile, 3 lanes 1 mile, 3 lanes
The Fairway
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 1 lanes
Mount View Westfield Road
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 3 lanes
Watford
Bushey
Stanmore
A41
Edgware
East Barnet
A5109
A41


A5109
A5109


Watford
Bushey
Stanmore
A41
Edgware
East Barnet
A5109
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 2 lanes  
Weymouth Avenue
LanesLanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 2 lanes 0.5 miles, 2 lanes
Edgware
A5100
Highwood Hill
A5100 Edgware
A5100
Highwood Hill
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.75 miles, 3 lanes 0.1 miles, 3 lanes
B1461 Mill Hill
B1461
LanesLanesLanesLanes
   
Pentavia
Retail Park
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.9 miles, 3 lanes
Hall Lane Page Street
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
3 lanes 3 lanes
The NORTH
Luton Airport
M1 Link
(M1)

A41
West End
North Circular (W)
Finchley
A41 (A406 W Link)
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 3 lanes
Sunny Gardens Road Greenlands Lane
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes
0.5 miles, 3 lanes 0.5 miles, 3 lanes
Hendon
Mill Hill East
B552
B552 B552 Hendon
Mill Hill East
B552
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 3 lanes
Finchley
A504
A504 A504 Finchley
A504
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
0.25 miles, 3 lanes 0.25 miles, 3 lanes
A406





SOUTH
A406
(A1)




North Circular (E)
Finchley
A406 E Link
Central London
Highgate
A1
LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs LanesLanesLanesLanesLanes Signs
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