HC Deb 20 July 1955 vol 544 cc51-3W
Mr. Ernest Davies

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation to publish a list of schemes referred to in the statement on the expanded roads programme of 2nd February showing those on which work has started, where authorisation has been given but work not yet started, and those which have not yet been authorised.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

The list is as follows:

(A) Construction work has started on the following schemes:
Cromwell Road Extension.
Stafford-Stoke road (provision of lengths dual carriageway) A.34
Conway New Bridge A.55
Swansea East Side approach road, bridging of Kings Dock level crossing B.4290
Langstone New Bridge, Hayling Island B.2149
Broadford-Armadale road reconstruction, Skye A.851
Oxford Place, Norwich.
West Drayton diversion A.57
Glasgow-Stirling Road Improvement, Part 1 A.80
Leven Bridges, Fife A.955
Newcastle boundary-Chapel House, Throckley, widening A.69
Oxford boundary-Islip turn, widening A.40

(B) The following schemes have been authorised:
Western Avenue, second carriageway, Victoria road to Park Royal A.40
Markyate by-pass A.5
Newbury Park Station bridge A.12
Ashford (Kent) by-pass A.20
Whitchurch by-pass A.470
Liverpool-Aintree road improvement A.59
Cavendish Bridge A.6
Doncaster Mill Bridge A.1
Sinderby Bridge and approaches A.1
Glasgow-Stirling road, part II A.80
Langbank improvement A.8
Wilderspool level crossing, Warrington, bridging A.49
Whiteinch Tunnel, Glasgow.
Route 11, City of London.
Wychtree bridges reconstruction, Swansea A.48
Swansea East Side approach road, Dan-y-Graig bridges B.4290
Pelham Street bridge, Lincoln.
Bridgwater inner relief road.
Southampton, reconstruction of dock area, inner ring road.
Plymouth, Eastern approach road.
Dartford-Purfleet Tunnel.

(C) The following schemes are likely to be authorised by the end of September:
Browney Bridge to Farewell Hall (widening) A.1
Borrowash by-pass A.52
Handcross by-pass A.23
Ryton-on-Dunsmore to Coventry (second carriageway) A.45
Stamford boundary to Kesteven boundary (widening) A.1
Stratford Road, Shirley (widening) A.34
Bridge of Allan A.9
Dumbuck to south-east of Barloan Crescent A.82
Linlithgow Bridge A.9
Bridge of Don, Aberdeen (Trunk and Classified) A.92

(D) Authorisation of the following schemes is expected before the end of the financial year:
Alconbury Hill to Woolpack Cross Roads (second carriageway) A.1
Allerton Station (Hopperton) bypass A.1
Catterick by-pass A.1
East Retford by-pass (Elkersley by-pass to Five Lane Ends) A.57
Elephant and Castle improvement (part 1) A.3
Lichfield-Burton Road (part), (second carriageway) A.38
Longton by-pass A.59
Neath by-pass (Part II) A.48
Page Street to Mill Hill (second carriageway) A41/A.1
Potter Street diversion, Harlow A.11
Shenstone, widening carriageway for one mile east of A.38 A.5
Tabernacle Chapel to Llanfair Discoed Arches A.48
Western Avenue, second carriageway between Park
Royal Station and Greenford Halt (Part II) A.40
Woodbridge by-pass, widening carriageway A.12