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List of A roads in zone 1 in Great Britain beginning north of the Thames, east of the A1 (roads beginning with 1).
List of A roads in zone 6 in Great Britain starting east of the A6 and A7 roads and west of the A1 (road beginning with 6).
The A10 (in certain sections known as Great Cambridge Road or Old North Road) is a major road in England.
The A11 is a major trunk road in England.
The A12 is a major road in England.
The A120 is an important trunk road in the East of England.
The A1309 is a short road (1.9 miles) which links the two ends of the A10 to north and south of Cambridge city centre in Cambridgeshire, England.
The A14 is a trunk road in England, running from the Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk to its western end at the Catthorpe Interchange; a major intersection at the southern end of the M6 and junction 19 of the M1 in Leicestershire.
The A414 is a major road in England.
The A428 road is a major road in central and eastern England.
The A505 is an A-class road in England. It follows part of the route of the Icknield Way and the corresponding Icknield Way Path and runs from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire to the A11, Cambridgeshire near Abington and Sawston. Being built in the East of England countryside, the majority of the road is flat, and some of the road is raised.
The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer developed in Czechoslovakia by Aero Vodochody.
Angel is an area in Central London, England, within the London Borough of Islington.
Asphalt concrete (commonly called asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac, bitumen macadam or rolled asphalt in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England.
Birchanger services is a motorway service station on the M11 motorway at Birchanger near Stansted in Essex, England.
Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
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.
Braintree is a town in Essex, England.
This is a list of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, and Isle of Man ranked by total passenger traffic, compiled from Civil Aviation Authority data from 2006 to 2016.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford district, and the county town of Essex, in the East of England.
Chigwell is a civil parish and town in the Epping Forest district of Essex.
Chingford is a district of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in North East London, situated northeast of Charing Cross.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.
Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
Dalston is a district of East London, England, north east of Charing Cross.
The Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, commonly known as the Dartford Crossing and until 1991 the Dartford Tunnel, is a major road crossing of the River Thames in England, carrying the A282 road between Dartford in Kent to the south with Thurrock in Essex to the north.
Debden is a suburb in the civil parish of Loughton, in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England.
Debden is a small rural village in the Uttlesford district of Essex in the East of England.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of a surface's water and sub-surface water from an area.
Driver location signs are signs placed every along each side of English motorways, and some other major English roads, to provide information that will allow motorists to know their precise location.
Duxford is a village in Cambridgeshire, England, about south of Cambridge.
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.
In aircraft, an ejection seat or ejector seat is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency.
Epping Forest is a area of ancient woodland between Epping in the north and Wanstead in the south, straddling the border between Greater London and Essex.
Gatwick Airport (also known as London Gatwick) is a major international airport near Crawley in southeast England, south of Central London.
Girton is a village and civil parish of about 1,600 households, and 4,500 people in Cambridgeshire, England.
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.
Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England.
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England.
Haverhill is a market town and civil parish in the county of Suffolk, England, next to the borders of Essex and Cambridgeshire.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, formerly BAA is the United Kingdom-based operator of Heathrow Airport.
Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) is the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads.
Huntingdon is a market town in Cambridgeshire, England.
Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near Duxford in Cambridgeshire, England.
Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington.
Kier Group plc is a construction, services and property group active in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private housebuilding, land development and the Private Finance Initiative (PFI).
The list of motorways in the United Kingdom is a complete list of motorways in the United Kingdom.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London Docklands is the name for the riverfront and former docks in London, the capital of the United Kingdom.
The London Ringways were a series of four ring roads planned in the 1960s to circle London at various distances from the city centre.
London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the district of Uttlesford in Essex, northeast of Central London and from the Hertfordshire border.
Loughton is a town and civil parish in the Epping Forest District of Essex and, for statistical purposes, part of the metropolitan area of London and the Greater London Urban Area.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
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.
The M12 is a length of spur motorway in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
The M15 motorway was the designation planned in the late 1960s and early 1970s for use on the North Circular Road (A406) after it had been upgraded to motorway standard.
The M20 is a motorway in Kent, England.
The M23 is a motorway in the United Kingdom.
The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway that encircles almost all of Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.
The M4 is a motorway which runs between London and South Wales in the United Kingdom.
The M40 is a motorway connecting London and Birmingham; part of this road forms a section of the unsigned European route E05.
Newmarket is a market town in the English county of Suffolk, approximately 65 miles (105 kilometres) north of London.
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.
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.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
The Planning Inspectorate for England and Wales (sometimes referred to as PINS) (Yr Arolygiaeth Gynllunio) is an executive agency of the Department for Communities and Local Government of the United Kingdom Government with responsibility for determining final outcomes of town planning and enforcement appeals and public examination of local development plans.
The points of the compass mark the divisions on a compass, which is primarily divided into four points: north, south, east, and west.
Regent's Canal is a canal across an area just north of central London, England.
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.
The River Lea in England originates in Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow Creek.
The River Roding is a river in England that rises at Molehill Green near Dunmow in Essex.
Road protest in the United Kingdom usually occurs as a reaction to a stated intention by the empowered authorities to build a new road, or to modify an existing road.
A road surface or pavement is the durable surface material laid down on an area intended to sustain vehicular or foot traffic, such as a road or walkway.
Royston is a town and civil parish in the District of North Hertfordshire and county of Hertfordshire in England.
Saffron Walden is a market town in the Uttlesford district of Essex, England, north of Bishop's Stortford, south of Cambridge and north of London.
Sandy is a small market town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England.
John Major formed the second Major ministry following the 1992 general election after being invited by Queen Elizabeth II to begin a new government.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.
A sodium-vapor lamp is a gas-discharge lamp that uses sodium in an excited state to produce light at a characteristic wavelength near 589 nm.
South Woodford is a suburb of Woodford in North East London situated north-east of Charing Cross.
St Neots is a town and civil parish in the non-metropolitan county of Cambridgeshire, England, within the historic county of Huntingdonshire, next to the Bedfordshire county border.
Subsoil is the layer of soil under the topsoil on the surface of the ground.
Theydon Bois is a large residential village and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the county of Essex, England.
Victoria Park (known colloquially as Vicky Park or the People's Park) is a park and neighbourhood in the East End of London, England.
Waltham Cross is a suburban town 12 miles (20 km) north north-east of central London, located within the metropolitan area of London, the Greater London Urban Area, and the Borough of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.
Walthamstow is the largest district of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north-east London.
Wanstead is a suburban area in east London (E.11), forming part of the London Borough of Redbridge.
Watford is a town and borough in North West London, England, situated northwest of central London and inside the circumference of the M25 motorway.
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central and West London in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated.
Woodford Bridge is part of the East London suburb of Woodford, in the London Borough of Redbridge.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.