Features

Detailed information, historical investigations, photo galleries and the famous Bad Junctions pages all live in the "Features" section. Click a heading to see more.

Articles

Explore the road network in serious detail — from investigations into the past and detailed tours of specific roads to biographies of the people who had a major impact on the way we travel.

Ringways

Explore the biggest thing never to happen to London: a network of motorways running around and through the city, planned in the 1960s, which came very close to being built and would have turned the city into a very different place.

Photo Gallery

Visit somewhere you've never been or take a virtual tour along an unfamiliar road with this extensive archive of photos.

Bad Junctions

A catalogue of the worst interchanges on the major road network of Great Britain. Each Bad Junction has its own page, explaining where it is, what it does, and exactly why it's wrong. You can even respond - if you think a junction hasn't had a fair hearing, you can post your views for others to see.

M65 Construction Photos

Explore the making of a motorway, from green field to blacktop, in a unique and historic series of more than 500 aerial photographs taken during the construction of the M65 between Preston and Blackburn.

What's new

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.

No smoke without ire

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has just expanded to cover the whole inner city, and across the UK, other cities are implementing their own Clean Air Zones. Is this the future?

Devon help us

Road signs are colour coded for different types of road, but in Devon there are more colours than anywhere else. What do Devon's colourful signs mean?

Have you seen...

Opening booklets

In days gone by, new roads were often celebrated with a grand opening ceremony and the issue of a commemorative booklet heralding the exciting new highway. You'll find some of them here, complete with a glimpse of all that empty tarmac and a healthy dose of modernist optimism.