HC Deb 19 May 1960 vol 623 cc143-4W
Mr. Eden

asked the Minister of Transport, if, in respect of the recently announced motorway projects, he will state those motorways or lengths of motorway for which no line is proposed, a draft scheme has been published, a scheme has been made, tenders have been invited, a contract has been placed, and which are under construction, respectively.

Mr. Marples

The following table gives the information requested:

Motorways completed

  • London to Birmingham.
  • Preston By-pass.
  • Lancaster By-pass.

Motorways under construction

  • Birmingham to Preston—viaducts and some bridges.
  • Birmingham to Bristol—Part I (Lydiate Ash to Twyning).
  • Ross Spur.
  • London to South Wales—Maidenhead By-pass (including Thames Bridge).
  • Doncaster By-pass.
  • Maidstone By-pass.

Contract placed

  • Stevenage By-pass.

Tenders invited

  • Birmingham to Preston—Section in Lancashire and the Stafford By-pass.
  • Medway Motor Road—Medway Bridge.

Scheme made

  • Birmingham to Preston—Sections in Cheshire and Staffordshire (other than Stafford By-pass).
  • London to South Wales—Slough By-pass and Severn Bridge and Approaches.
  • Medway Motor Road.
  • Darlington By-pass.

Draft Scheme published

  • London to South Wales—Chiswick to Langley.
  • Preston to Lancaster.
  • London to Yorkshire Part II—Crick to Doncaster.
  • Midland Links—Dunston to Coleshill, Walsall to Lydiate Ash.

Line not yet published

  • London to South Wales—Maidenhead to Almondsbury.
  • Ditton By-pass.
  • Lancaster—Penrith.
  • Penrith By-pass.
  • Sheffield—Leeds Spur.
  • Durham Motorway and Barton By-pass.
  • Midland Links—Coleshill to Crick.
  • Birmingham to Bristol—Part II.
  • Hendon Urban Motorway.
  • Lancashire—Yorkshire Motorway.
  • Brighton Radial.
  • Chertsey Radial.
  • Norwich Radial.

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