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Ringway 1

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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. [1]

31 relations: Battersea, Blackwall Tunnel, Blackwall, London, Bow, London, Brixton, Camden Town, Chelsea Harbour, Clapham, Controlled-access highway, Dalston, Earl's Court, East Cross Route, Greater London Council, Greenwich, Hackney Wick, Harlesden, Highbury, Homes before Roads, Kidbrooke, Lewisham, London Ringways, Michael Heseltine, North Cross Route, North Kensington, Peckham, Shepherd's Bush, South Cross Route, West Cross Route, West Hampstead, West Kensington, Westway (London).

Battersea

Battersea is a district of south west London, England, within the London Borough of Wandsworth.

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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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Blackwall, London

Blackwall is a district in London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and also forms part of the Port of London.

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Bow, London

Bow is a neighbourhood and parish in Greater London England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Brixton

Brixton is a district of south London, England, within the London Borough of Lambeth.

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Camden Town

Camden Town, often shortened to Camden (a term also used for the entire borough), is a district of north west London, England, located north of Charing Cross (walking distance).

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Chelsea Harbour

Chelsea Harbour is a contemporary mixed-use development in West London, situated in its Sands End area, along Chelsea Creek, the historic southeastern boundary of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham with the southwestern boundary of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and opposite the site of the old Lots Road Power Station in Chelsea.

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Clapham

Clapham is a district of south-west London lying mostly within the London Borough of Lambeth, but with some areas (most notably Clapham Common) extending into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth.

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Controlled-access highway

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.

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Dalston

Dalston is a district of East London, England, north east of Charing Cross.

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Earl's Court

Earl's Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in central London, bordering the sub-districts of South Kensington to the east, West Kensington to the west, Chelsea to the south and Kensington to the north.

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East Cross Route

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.

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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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Greenwich

Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.

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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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Harlesden

Harlesden is an area in the London Borough of Brent, northwest London.

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Highbury

Highbury is a district in North London and part of the London Borough of Islington.

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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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Lewisham

Lewisham is an area of south London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.

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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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Michael Heseltine

Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine, Baron Heseltine, (born 21 March 1933) is a British Conservative politician and businessman.

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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 Kensington

North Kensington is an area of west London, England, north of Notting Hill and White City and south of Kensal Green, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Peckham

Peckham is a district of south-east London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.

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Shepherd's Bush

Shepherd's Bush is a district of west London, England, within the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

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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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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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West Hampstead

West Hampstead is an area in the London Borough of Camden in north-west London.

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West Kensington

West Kensington is an area of West London, England, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) west of Charing Cross.

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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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London Motorway Box, London box.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ringway_1

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