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Purfleet Interchange
Location Map
M25-A282 J31 ACW Split - Coppermine - 20229.jpg
A282 view of Interchange northbound.
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Purfleet, Essex
Junction Type
Roads Joined
A282, A1306, A1090
Junctions related to the A1306
Goresbrook Interchange • Mar Dyke Interchange • Wennington Interchange

The Purfleet Interchange is where the A282 meets the old A13 (now numbered A1306). It was first built in 1963 when the Dartford Tunnel opened. It has always been a busy junction due to it being the turn off for Southend. It lost that traffic in 1982 when the A13 was moved to its current route east. In 1980, the junction was majority rebuilt to accommodate the M25 which made the junction limited. It also has new roads built that link Averley and Purfleet, the latter road classified in 1988 as A1090 (since downgraded in 2013). It also around the late 80's that the first portions of Lakeside retail park opened. With Thurrock services opening in 1988 and the Lakeside shopping mall opening in 1991 it regain it busyness lost when Southend traffic moved to the new A13. It final changes were done in 1999. The new A13 was extended westwards from the Mar Dyke Interchange therefore making the road west the A1306. The eastbound A1306 also made D2. Today it is a very busy junction and it is often used as a rat run when the M25 (A282) is jammed which is a common conformance.



Route To Notes


Dartford Toll Crossing, The SOUTH M25 (M20, M23)


Purfleet (A1090)


(M25 North), London, Southend (A13), Tilbury (A1089)


S. Ockendon (B186), W. Thurrock (A126), Services, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Retail Parks
Averley, Thurrock Hotel
Purfleet Station


Purfleet Station

Strip Maps


Grid References


Purfleet Interchange
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M25-A282 Junction 31 sign on the A1306 heading away from Lakeside Thurrock - Coppermine - 4488.JPGPurfleet Interchange 1963.pngPurfleet Interchange 1980.PNGPurfleet Interchange 1988.pngPurfleet Interchange 2013.png
Other nearby junctions
ThurrockMar Dyke Interchange
Junctions on the M25, M26 and A282
A282 (Kent)1A Littlebrook • 1B Princes Road • 2 Darenth
M25Darenth • 3 Swanley • 4 Hewitts Roundabout • 5 Chevening/Chipstead • Westerham • 6 Godstone • 7 Merstham • 8 Reigate Hill • 9 Leatherhead • 10 Wisley • 11 Addlestone • 12 Thorpe • 13 Runnymede • 14 Poyle/Terminal 5 Roundabout • 15 Colnbrook • 16 Denham • 17 Maple Cross • 18 Chorleywood • Sarratt • 19 Chandlers Cross/Hunton Bridge • 20 Kings Langley • 21 Chiswell • 21A Bricket Wood • 22 The Bell • 23 Bignell's Corner • 24 Potters Bar • 25 Waltham Cross • 26 Waltham Abbey • Epping • 27 Theydon Bois • Navestock • Brentwood • 28 Brook Street • 29 Cranham • Ockendon • 30 Mar Dyke
A282 (Essex)30 Mar Dyke • 31 Purfleet
M26 (planned as part of M25)Chevening • Otford • 2A Wrotham Heath • 3 Addington