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From:Denham, Buckinghamshire (TQ043859)
To:Umberslade, Warwickshire (SP131725)
Via:Oxford, Banbury
Length:89 miles (143.2 km)
Meets: M25, M42, A34, A40, A43, A46
Former Number(s):A40(M)
Highway Authorities

Highways Agency

Traditional Counties

Buckinghamshire  • Northamptonshire  • Oxfordshire  • Warwickshire

Route outline (key)
M40 Denham — Umberslade
Junction List
Junc Northbound Southbound
1 Start of Motorway A40
1A M25 M25
Services symbol.gif Hedgerley services
2 A355 A355
Services symbol.gif Beaconsfield services (at J2)
3 A40 No Exit
Services symbol.gif Abbey Barnes services
4 A404 A404
Services symbol.gif Booker services
5 A40 A40
Services symbol.gif Stokenchurch services (at a replacement J5)
6 B4009 B4009
Services symbol.gif Lewknor services (at J6)
Services symbol.gif Tetsworth services
7 A329 No Exit
8 A40 No Exit
8A A40, A418 A40, A418
Services symbol.gif Oxford services (at J8A)
9 A34, A41 A34, A41
10 A43, B430 A43, B430
Services symbol.gif Cherwell Valley services (at J10)
11 A422, A361 A422, A361
12 B4451 B4451
Services symbol.gif Gaydon services (at J12)
Services symbol.gif Warwick services
13 A452 No Exit
14 No Exit A452
15 A46, A429 A46, A429
Services symbol.gif Longbridge services (at J15)
16 No Exit A3400
M42 J3a M42 End of Motorway
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For detailed information about this topic, see CBRD Motorway Database

LondonBirmingham Motorway. The High Wycombe and Beaconsfield Bypasses were originally allocated the number A40(M). It ran from London to Oxford for many years. It was then extended to the Birmingham area in 1989-1991. Between the junctions with the A34 and the M42, it also forms part of the E05 that runs from Scotland to Spain.

Contents

Junctions

Longbridge Island

M40 westbound at junction 15, Sunday lunchtime - Geograph - 1521315.jpg
Main Article: Longbridge Island

Longbridge Island is the location of a major interchange between M40 and A46 in Warwickshire. It originated as a junction between A46 and A41, and construction of a bypass for the roundabout is currently under construction.

Umberslade Interchange

The parting of the ways turn left for the North - Geograph - 632180.jpg

The Umberslade Interchange is a triangular junction between M42 and M40 towards London. Priority is given betwen M40 and M42 westbound, with traffic wishing to remain on the M42 having to turn off. This junction would also have been the northern terminus of the unbuilt Strensham - Solihull Motorway.

Services

Warwick services

Warwick Motorway Services, M40 - Geograph - 495153.jpg

Main Article: Warwick services

Warwick Services was the first site constructed on M40. It opened in 1994.

Cherwell Valley services

Cherwell Valley Services - Geograph - 839605.jpg

Main Article: Cherwell Valley services

Cherwell Valley services is a single-site MSA at M40 junction 10, and it is also signed on A43 and B430. The layout of the MSA and the junction causes long delays at peak hours, as there are many conflicting traffic movements on a single roundabout.

Opening dates

For detailed information about this section, see CBRD Motorway Database: M40 Timeline

Links

CBRD

Motorway Services



M40
JunctionsArdley Interchange • Barford Interchange • Beaconsfield Interchange • Catshill Interchange • Denham Interchange • Denham Roundabout • Handy Cross Interchange • Harvester Island • Hopwood Park Interchange • Knaves Beech Interchange • Lewknor Interchange • Longbridge Island • Lydiate Ash • M40 J11 • M40 J12 • M40 J13 • M40 J16 • M40 J3A • Portway Island • Stokenchurch Interchange • Three Pigeons • Umberslade Interchange • Wendlebury Interchange • Wheatley Interchange
ServicesAbbey Barnes services • Beaconsfield services • Booker services • Cherwell Valley services • Gaydon services • Hedgerley services • Longbridge services • Oxford services • Stokenchurch services • Tetsworth services • Warwick services
CrossingsM40 Aynho Motorway Bridge • M40 Jurassic Way Motorway Bridge • M40 Longbridge • Wheatley M40 Motorway Bridge
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