The B630

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Glenn A
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The B630

Post by Glenn A » Fri Jul 12, 2019 18:35

Could this be the shortest classified road in Britain, as all it does is link the B6318 with the A69, and can't be much longer than 200 yards?

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Re: The B630

Post by Berk » Fri Jul 12, 2019 19:53

Why is a number that short used so far north?? I know they don’t have to be, but in practice the shorter the number, the more likely it is to be used down south*.

*South being ‘south of Britain, in this case, and England in particular. You might expect it in Herts, or Hunts. Even Rutland or Nottinghamshire.

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Re: The B630

Post by Robert Kilcoyne » Fri Jul 12, 2019 20:37

The B327 in Westminster is even shorter according to the Wiki:-

https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/ind ... title=B327

From the SABRE Wiki: B327 :

The B327 is a very short link road in Westminster.

The road comprises the classified half of Charles II Street connecting Haymarket to Regent Street, both of which are one-way sections of the A4, carrying southbound and northbound traffic respectively. The B327 is itself one-way westbound. It can therefore be said that the B327 lies entirely within the central reservation of the

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