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1922 Road Lists/Zone 2 Class I

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A2 London (Great Dover Street) - Dartford - Rochester - Chatham - Canterbury - Dover Proposed to run along Rochester Way and Welling Way (then under construction) before rejoining Watling Street and going through the centre of Dartford. It then ran along a proposed route of Watling Street to Strood (at the time undergoing a major upgrade to bypass Gravesend), partially on the route of the B2009. In Canterbury it TOTSOed with the then B2042 north of St Dunstan's Gate and ran through the High Street and New Dover Road. In Dover it ran via Lydden and Buckland before heading west on the seafront to terminate at the Western Docks.
A20 London (Lewisham High Road) - Wrotham - Maidstone - Ashford - Folkestone Ran along the Eltham Bypass, then under construction. Ended on the A259.
A21 London (High Street, Lewisham) - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Hastings Used to run through Battle
A22 London (Kennington Road - Norbury) - Purley - East Grinstead - Uckfield - Eastbourne What is now the A23 from Westminster to Purley was then the A22
A23 Purley - Redhill - Brighton See above - the rest has not changed
A24 London (Clapham Common, South Side - Tooting) - Epsom - Leatherhead - Dorking - Horsham - Worthing
A25 Maidstone (Wrotham Heath) - Sevenoaks - Westerham - Reigate - Dorking - Guildford (Merrow)
A26 Maidstone - Tonbridge - Tunbridge Wells - Lewes - Brighton Along what is now the A27 to Lewes then as now
A27 Brighton - Arundel - Chichester - Fareham - Southampton - Romsey - Whiteparish - Junction with A36 Between West End, Southampton and Fareham it ran via Botley, due to there being a free crossing (in 1922, Northam Bridge was tolled and crossing the River Hamble at Bursledon involved a ferry). Otherwise essentially as it is now, but ending in Brighton
A28 Margate - Canterbury - Ashford - Hastings
A29 Dorking (Beare Greene) - Billingshurst - Pulborough - Bognor
A200 London (Tooley St, Jamaica Road, Evelyn Street) - Church Street (Greenwich)
A201 London (New Kent Road, London Road, Blackfriars Road to Rosebery Avenue)
A202 London (Vauxhall Bridge Road, Camberwell New Road, Peckham Road to New Cross)
A203 London (South Lambeth Road and Stockwell Road)
A204 London (Effra Road and Tulse Hill)
A205 South Circular Road (Proposed new road) Later applied to new build south circular and a medley of roads in South London
A206 London (Greenwich) - Erith - Dartford
A207 London (Blackheath) - Welling This applies to the first section of the old Dover road that was replaced by the A2.
A208 London (Woolwich) - Mottingham - Chiselhurst - Orpington Ran on what's now the South Circular to Well Hall, then as now
A209 London (Greenwich) - Welling
A210 London (Eltham Green) - Bexley - Dartford Eastern half is now B2210 & A2018
A211 London (Eltham) - Foots Cray The Eltham Bypass was planned as the A20. The Sidcup bypass wasn't although it opened with that number.
A212 London (Catford Bridge) - Sydenham Station - Crystal Palace Parade Now extended at both ends
A213 London (Sydenham Station) - Penge - Croydon to junction with A236
A214 London (Streatham Common) - Crystal Palace - Ankerley - Upper Elmers End - West Wickham
A215 London (Walworth Road) - Herne Hill - Norwood - Shirley
A216 London (Streatham) - Mitcham
A217 London (Wandsworth) - Tootling - Mitcham - Sutton - Reigate - Hookwood
A218 London (Wandsworth) - Wimbledon - Merton
A219 Merton - Putney - Hammersmith - Kensal Green
A220 Erith - Bexley Heath
A221 Bexley Heath - Lamorbey
A222 Bexley - Bromley - Beckenham - Croydon
A223 Crayford - Bexley - Orpington - Greenstreet Green
A224 Foots Cray - St Paul's Cray A short spur from Sidcup joining the then A223 at St Paul's Cray. Later used for Orpington bypass
A225 Dartford - Farningham - Sevenoaks
A226 Dartford - Gravesend - Strood Early drafts had A2 assigned to this route, as it had been the main coaching route for centuries.
A227 Gravesend - Wrotham - Tonbridge
A228 Hoo - Strood - West Malling - Mereworth Ended on the A26 at Mereworth
A229 Rochester - Maidstone - Cranbrook - Hawkhurst - Hastings Ran on today's B2097 from Rochester to Blue Bell Hill. Ended on the A28 just north of Hastings
A230 Chatham - Bridge Woods
A231 Gillingham loop
A232 Farnborough - Croydon - Sutton - Ewell Spur road in Orpington (between A21 and A224) was a later addition
A233 Bromley Common - Westerham
A234 Beckenham - Penge Ended on the A213
A235 Norbury - Croydon - Purley
A236 Merton - Mitcham - Croydon
A237 Mitcham - Wallington - Smithambottom
A238 Merton - Kingston
A239 Kingston Bye-pass (Number retained) When built the Kingston bypass was given the number A3 and B roads to the west of it were given A3xxx numbers instead of A2xx numbers. The A239 was not used until after the war
A240 Burgh Heath - Ewell - Surbiton - Kingston
A241 Great Burgh - Epsom Now downgraded to B284
A242 Merstham (Junction with A23) - Reigate
A243 Surbiton - Leatherhead
A244 Leatherhead - Esher - Walton - Feltham - Bedfont Powder Mills
A245 Leatherhead - Byfleet - Horsell Common
A246 Leatherhead - Guildford
A247 Newlands House - Woking
A248 Albury - Shalford - Junction with A3 By A3 they mean what is now A3100
A249 Sheerness - Maidstone
A250 Halfway Houses - Eastchurch A short bit near Sheerness (the A249 originally went to Sheerness via Halfway)
A251 Faversham - Ashford
A252 Charing - Chilham
A253 Sarre - Ramsgate
A254 Margate - Ramsgate
A255 Margate - Broadstairs - Ramsgate
A256 Westwood - Sandwich - Dover
A257 Canterbury - Sandwich
A258 Sandwich - Deal - Dover
A259 Dover - Folkestone - Rye - Hastings - Eastbourne - Newhaven - Brighton - Worthing Discontinuous. Section from Eastbourne to Newhaven opened as the B259.
A260 Broome Park - Folkestone
A261 Sandling Park - Hythe
A262 High Halden - Goudhurst - Lamberhurst
A263 Pembury - Tunbridge Wells Now A264
A264 Tunbridge Wells - Forest Row Didn't even make it to Crawley let alone Horsham. Between Tunbridge and A22 ran on what's now B2110
A265 Hawkhurst - Burwash - Lewes Western section now B2192
A266 Little Boarzell - Ticehurst - Frant Now B2099
A267 Tunbridge Wells - Lower Horsebridge
A268 Isenhurst - Possingworth Second shortest (I think) of the A2xx series. Near the junction of the A267 and B2102 (then the A265) there is a short B road to the north cutting the corner for traffic going north. This was the A268
A269 Battle - Ninfield - Bexhill From Battle this is now A271, then B2096 south then B2095 west to Ninfield.
A270 Bexhill (Sidley Green - Bull Inn) For cutting the corner if your coming in from Ninfield and want to go from Hastings
A271 Ninfield - Horsebridge
A272 Blackboys - Uckfield - Hayward's Heath - Billingshurst - Petworth - Midhurst - Petersfield - Winchester
A273 Ringmer - Holmes's Hill Now B2124
A274 Lewes - Polegate Now A27
A275 Wych Cross - Lewes - Newhaven Lewes - Newhaven bit became unclassified road in 70s when the now A26 was upgraded
A276 Lewes (Landport Hill) Now A275 (the original A275 ran through the town)
A277 Brighton - Hove - Portslade-by-Sea Now B2066
A278 Felbridge - Crawley - Horsham Now A264
A279 Handcross - Beedinglee Now B2110
A280 Lower Beeding - Monk's Common Less than a mile long this formed part of the triangle of roads (A279, A280, A281) at Lower Beeding. It is the shortest A2xx I think
A281 Guildford - Horsham - Pyecombe
A282 Broadbridge - Five Oaks Ran from near Horsham to the A29. Now A264
A283 Shoreham - Steyning - Pulborough - Petworth - Milford
A284 Houghton Forest - Arundel - Littlehampton
A285 Petworth - West Hampnett
A286 Milford - Haslemere - Midhurst - Chichester
A287 Shottermill - Farnham - Odiham - Hook Common
A288 Hilsea - Southsea - Southsea Common
A2000 Crayford - Perry Street
A2001 Link in Sidcup
A2002 Link in Reigate joining A25 and A217 Now part of the A25 one-way system.
A2003 Link in Ewell joining A24 and A232 Little more than a footpath.
A2004 Link in Guildford joining A246 and A321 Ran via Waterden Road and York Road. Now an extension the A246 (mainline of A246 terminated on Guildford High Street)
A2005 Canterbury (Castle Street, St Margaret's Street, Guildhall Street, The Borough) Ran on the historic coaching route through the centre of Canterbury and the cathedral. The A28 went via Station Road, Bridge Street and Broad Street.
A2006 Link in Ramsgate South Eastern Road, Park Road and Boundary Road, which provided a diversion between the A253, A254 and A255. Now part of the A255.
A2007 Link in Dover Priory Road, which cut the NW corner between the A259 and A2. Now part of the A256.
A2008 Link in Hythe Scanlons Bridge Road - cut the west corner between the A259 and A261. Now part of the A259 due to the one way system in Hythe.
A2009 Link near High Halden joining A28 and A262 Now A262
A2010 Link in Brighton
A2011 Portsmouth (from Cambridge Road to Clarence Pier) A288
A2200 London (Link at Tower Bridge) Part of Queen Elizabeth Street. Now probably a spur of the A200.
A2201 London (Brunel Road) B205
A2202 London (Redriff Road (part)) B205
A2203 London (Blackwall Lane (part))
A2204 London (Road at Woolwich Ferry)
A2205 London (Bermondsey Street)
A2206 London (Grange Road, Southwark Park Road (part) and Raymouth Road)
A2207 London (Spa Road) Unclassified
A2208 London (Rotherhithe New Road)
A2209 London (High Street, Deptford)
A2210 London (Brookmill Road and Thurston Road)
A2211 London (South Street and Lewisham Road)
A2212 London (Link at High Street, Lewisham) Lewis Grove - now unclassified.
A2213 London (Kidbrooke Park Spur (new road in course of construction))
A2214 London (Lausanne Road, East Dulwich Road, Dulwich Grove, Half Moon Lane, Dulwich Road to Effra Road)
A2215 London (Rye Lane) Northern end of Rye Lane now pedestrianised - the A2215 gets through somehow.
A2216 London (Champion Park, Dog Kennel Hill, Lordship Lane and Kirkdale) Central section now A205
A2217 London (Clapham Park Road, Acre Lane and Coldharbour Lane)