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East Cross Route

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East Cross Route (ECR) is a dual-carriageway road constructed in east London as part of the uncompleted Ringway 1 as part of the London Ringways plan drawn up the 1960s to create a series of high speed roads circling and radiating out from central London. [1]

48 relations: A roads in Zone 1 of the Great Britain numbering scheme, A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme, A102 road, A11 road (England), A12 road (England), A13 road (England), A2 road (England), A20 road (England), Blackwall Tunnel, Bow Interchange, Bromley-by-Bow tube station, County of London Plan, Eltham, Great Britain road numbering scheme, Greater London, Greater London Authority, Greater London Council, Hackney Wick, Highways England, Homes before Roads, Kidbrooke, Lee Navigation, Leyton, Leytonstone, Limehouse Cut, London, London Ringways, M11 link road protest, M11 motorway, North Circular Road, North Cross Route, North London line, North London Railway, Old Ford, Old Ford railway station, Overpass, Patrick Abercrombie, Ringway 1, River Thames, South Cross Route, South Woodford, Stratford station, Trunk road, Victoria Park railway station (England), Wanstead, West Cross Route, Westway (London), World War II.

A roads in Zone 1 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 1 in Great Britain beginning north of the Thames, east of the A1 (roads beginning with 1).

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A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 2 in Great Britain starting south of the River Thames and east of the A3 (roads beginning with 2).

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A102 road

The A102 is a road that starts in Clapton in north London in the London Borough of Hackney and ends by merging into the A2 road just south of the Sun in the Sands roundabout in south London in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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A11 road (England)

The A11 is a major trunk road in England.

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A12 road (England)

The A12 is a major road in England.

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A13 road (England)

The A13 is a major road in England linking Central London with east London and south Essex.

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A2 road (England)

The A2 is a major road in southern England, connecting London with the English Channel port of Dover in Kent.

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A20 road (England)

The A20 is a major road in south-east England, carrying traffic from London to Dover in Kent.

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Blackwall Tunnel

The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.

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Bow Interchange

Bow Interchange is a busy grade-separated road junction in London, England, on the East Cross Route (part of the A12 road) between Bow, Stratford, Mill Meads and Bromley-by-Bow and is located on the boundary of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and the London Borough of Newham.

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Bromley-by-Bow tube station

Bromley-by-Bow is a London Underground station in Bromley (also known as Bromley-by-Bow), Greater London, England.

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County of London Plan

The County of London Plan was prepared for the London County Council in 1943 by Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (1879–1957) and John Henry Forshaw (1895–1973).

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Eltham

Eltham is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Great Britain road numbering scheme

The Great Britain road numbering scheme is a numbering scheme used to classify and identify all roads in Great Britain.

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Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

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Greater London Authority

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.

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Greater London Council

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.

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Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick is an area of east London in the London Borough of Hackney and Tower Hamlets, adjacent to the boundary with Old Ford in Tower Hamlets.

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Highways England

Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) is the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads.

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Homes before Roads

Homes before Roads was a 1970s political movement and campaign in the United Kingdom initially formed in London in 1970 to oppose plans to construct a system of four interlinked concentric motorways through and around London, known as Ringways.

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Kidbrooke

Kidbrooke is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Lee Navigation

The Lee Navigation is a canalised river incorporating the River Lea (also called the River Lee along the sections that are navigable).

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Leyton

Leyton is a district of east London and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest, located north-east of Charing Cross in the United Kingdom.

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Leytonstone

Leytonstone is an area of East London, and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

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Limehouse Cut

The Limehouse Cut is a straight, broad canal in the East End of London, England, which linked the lower reaches of the Lee Navigation to the River Thames.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Ringways

The London Ringways were a series of four ring roads planned in the 1960s to circle London at various distances from the city centre.

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M11 link road protest

The M11 link road protest was a major anti-road protest in Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-1990s opposing the construction of the "A12 Hackney to M11 link road", also known as the M11 Link Road, which was part of a significant local road scheme to connect traffic from the East Cross Route to the M11, avoiding urban streets.

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M11 motorway

The M11 motorway is a 52-mile (88.5 km) motorway that runs north from the North Circular Road (A406) in South Woodford in northeast London to the A14, northwest of Cambridge, England.

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North Circular Road

The North Circular Road (officially the A406 and sometimes known as simply the North Circular or "North Circ". Two sections at its eastern end are designated A1020 and A117) is a ring road around Central London in England.

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North Cross Route

North Cross Route (NCR) was a planned motorway-standard road which would have formed the northern section of Ringway 1 (London Motorway Box) and would have formed the innermost circuit of the London Ringways network.

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North London line

The North London line is a railway line of the London Overground, which passes through the inner suburbs of north London, England.

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North London Railway

The North London Railway (NLR) company had lines connecting the north of London to the East and West India Docks in the east of the city.

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Old Ford

Old Ford is an area of the East End in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Old Ford railway station

Old Ford was a railway station in Old Ford, north of Bow, in east London.

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Overpass

An overpass (called a flyover in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries) is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway.

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Patrick Abercrombie

Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (6 June 1879 – 23 March 1957) was an English town planner.

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Ringway 1

Ringway 1 or the London Motorway Box was the innermost of the series of four motorway standard roads, known as the London Ringways as part of a comprehensive scheme developed by the Greater London Council (GLC) to provide high speed motorway-standard roads within the capital linking a series of radial roads taking traffic into and out of the city.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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South Cross Route

South Cross Route (SCR) was the designation for the southern section of Ringway 1, the innermost circuit of the London Ringways network, a complex and comprehensive plan for a network of high speed roads circling and radiating out from central London designed to manage and control the flow of traffic within the capital.

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South Woodford

South Woodford is a suburb of Woodford in North East London situated north-east of Charing Cross.

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Stratford station

Stratford is a major multi-level interchange station serving the district of Stratford and the mixed-use development known as Stratford City, in the London Borough of Newham, east London.

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Trunk road

A trunk road, trunk highway, or strategic road is a major road, usually connecting two or more cities, ports, airports and other places, which is the recommended route for long-distance and freight traffic.

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Victoria Park railway station (England)

Victoria Park (opened as Victoria Park & Hackney Wick) was a railway station near Victoria Park, east London, that was on the North London Railway (NLR) between Homerton and Old Ford.

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Wanstead

Wanstead is a suburban area in east London (E.11), forming part of the London Borough of Redbridge.

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West Cross Route

The West Cross Route (WCR) is a -long dual carriageway section of the A3220 route in central London in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, with a small part being shared with borderlining borough Hammersmith and Fulham.

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Westway (London)

Westway is a long elevated dual carriageway section of the A40 trunk road in west London running from Paddington to North Kensington.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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A102(M) motorway, Eastway.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Cross_Route

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