|Location Map ( geo)|
|To:||Manor Park (TQ424857)|
|Distance:||1.5 miles (2.4 km)|
|Meets:||A114, A117, A118|
|Route outline (key)|
The A116 runs from a roundabout with the A114 on Wanstead Flats (a place more defined by green space rather than anything built-up!) south-eastward to just east of Manor Park. It is known as Aldersbrook Road for much of its length.
Much of Aldersbrook Road, as well as the A114 to the north, was part of the old North Circular Road (although it was never actually numbered A406) until the late 1980s when the South Woodford - Barking Relief Road opened as far as the A13. The old North Circular Road diverged southward onto the A117 at a mini-roundabout to the north of Manor Park station (GER), while the A116 continues southeast past the City of London Cemetery, before turning south as Rabbits Road, crossing the GER and ending up on the A118 Romford Road at traffic lights.