A5/Dunstable - Stony Stratford

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From:  Chalton (TL090147)
To:  Stony Stratford (SP774415)
Meets:  M1, A5183 (A505) A4012, A4146, A421, A509, A422, A508, A5
Old route now:  A5183, V4
Highway Authorities

Highways England

Counties

Bedfordshire • Buckinghamshire • Hertfordshire • Northamptonshire

Route outline (key)
Arrownorthwest.jpg North Stony Stratford - Crick
A5 Chalton - Stony Stratford
South Arrowsoutheast.jpg Brokley - Dunstable (now A5183)
South Arrowsoutheast.jpg Central London - Brockley
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The A5 now reappears at Junction 11A on the M1 to form the Dunstable northern bypass. It then meets the A5183 at a roundabout, where the original A5 route is met and turns a more northerly in direction.

The village of Hockliffe need not detain us much, but it was once a major junction on the British road network, as this was where the road to Derby and Liverpool—later to become the A50 -- left us. However, the A50 has now been cut back as far as Leicester, as its route has been largely superseded by the M1.

Milton Keynes
As well as concrete cows and one of the largest collections of roundabouts known to man, Milton Keynes has its own road numbering system for through roads, based on a grid. East-west roads are numbered H1 to H10, and north-south roads are numbered V1 to V11 -- the original route of the A5 being V4 Watling Street. However, as the current A5 alignment was built later, it does not fit into the grid and is known simply as the A5.

Soon we reach the dual carriageway Little Brickhill bypass, which leads onto the Milton Keynes bypass, a dual carriageway route, which runs closer to the centre of the town than the original route. From a large light-controlled roundabout—where we meet the original A5 coming in from Old Stratford, the A422 and the A508.

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A5
SectionsA5/Bangor - Holyhead • A5/Betws-y-Coed - Bangor • A5/Central London - Brockley • A5/Chirk - Betws-y-Coed • A5/Crick - Tamworth • A5/Gailey - Telford • A5/Stony Stratford - Crick • A5/Tamworth - Gailey • A5/Telford - Chirk
ProjectsGlyn Bends, Ty Nant
JunctionsAbbey Hill Roundabout • Anglesey Arms Roundabout • Antelope Roundabout • Bayston Hill Roundabout • Brockley Interchange • Caergeiliog Interchange • Caldecotte Interchange • Canons Corner • Carreg Bran Interchange • Centurion Junction • Chalton Interchange • Churchbridge • Churncote Roundabout • Cluddley Interchange • Crackleybank Interchange • Crick Interchange • Cross in Hand • DIRFT Rugby East Roundabout • DIRFT Rugby North Roundabout • Dalar Hir Interchange • Dodwells Roundabout • Dordon Roundabout • Druid Junction • Dunstable Crossroads • Edgebold Roundabout • Emstrey Island • Felton Butler Roundabout • Five Crosses • Forge Interchange • Friars Wash • Gailey Interchange • Gailey Island • Gibbet Roundabout • Glan Menai Junction • Glascote Interchange • Gledrid Roundabout • Grendon Roundabout • Halfway House Roundabout (Northants) • Halton Roundabout • High Cross • Higham Roundabout • Hockliffe Crossroads • Hollinswood Interchange • Holly Lane Roundabout • Kelly's Kitchen Roundabout • Kilsby • King Harry Junction • Limekiln Bank Roundabout • Little Brickhill Interchange • Llys y Gwynt Interchange • Longford Island • Longshoot • M42 J10 • Mancetter Roundabout • Marble Arch • Marylebone Flyover • Mile End Roundabout • Mile Oak Junction • Muckley Corner • Nant Turnpike Interchange • Old Stratford Roundabout • Park Street Roundabout • Peahen Crossroads • Pickmere Roundabout • Portway Roundabout (Milton Keynes) • Preston Island • Priorslee Interchange • Priorslee Roundabout • Queens Head Junction • Red Gate • Redmoor Roundabout • Rising Sun (Brownhills) • Sheeps Lane Roundabout • Smockington Hollow • Staples Corner • Stretton Baskerville • The Column Roundabout • The Turf • Thorn Roundabout • Tove Roundabout • Ventura Park Interchange • Wall Island • Watford Crossroads • Weedon Crossroads • Weedon Roundabout • Weeford Interchange • Whitehurst Roundabout • Whittington Roundabout • Wolfshead Roundabout • Woodcote Roundabout
ServicesBangor services • Tamworth services
CrossingsAtcham Bridge • Dow Bridge • Marylebone Flyover • Menai Suspension Bridge • Pont Corwen • Stanley Embankment • Stony Stratford Bypass • Waterloo Bridge (Caernarfonshire)
RoadsA5 • A5(M) • E31 (via Carlisle) • E33 (London - Glasgow) • E33 (Northampton - Liverpool) • E34 (Old System) • EuroVelo 2 • Holyhead Road • Maelor Tour • NCN55 • NCN8 • T11 (Britain) • T13 (Britain) • T15 (Britain) • T16 (Britain) • T18 (Britain) • T44 (Britain) • T48 (Britain) • Watling Street
PlacesBangor (Caernarfonshire) • Betws-y-Coed • Brent Cross • Brownhills • Cannock • Central London • DIRFT • Dunstable • Hinckley • Holyhead • Kilburn • Llangollen • London • Lutterworth • Milton Keynes • Oswestry • Rugby • Shrewsbury • St Albans • Tamworth • Telford • Wellington (Shropshire) • West End
MiscellaneousA5/Named Junctions • A5/history • A5/route • Thomas Telford
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Other nearby roads
DunstableA4160 (Aston Clinton - Dunstable) • A5 • A505 • A5120 • A5142 • A5160 • A5183 • A5505 • B4541 • B489 • B5120 (Dunstable) • B556 (Dunstable - Ampthill) • B5790 • C198 (Central Bedfordshire) • C205 (Central Bedfordshire) • C219 (Central Bedfordshire) • C220 (Central Bedfordshire) • C228 (Central Bedfordshire) • C8813 (Central Bedfordshire) • C8816 (Central Bedfordshire) • C8817 (Central Bedfordshire) • C8821 (Central Bedfordshire) • E31 (via Carlisle) • Holyhead Road • Icknield Way • London Oxford Airport Motorway • T11 (Britain) • Watling Street
Milton KeynesA4146 • A421 • A422 • A5 • A50 • A506 (Hockliffe - Northampton) • A508 • A509 • A5130 • B4033 • B4034 • B488 • B526 • B557 • C129 (Milton Keynes) • C130 (Milton Keynes) • C131 (Milton Keynes) • C132 (Milton Keynes) • C13 (Milton Keynes) • C140 (Milton Keynes) • C141 (Milton Keynes) • C142 (Milton Keynes) • C143 (Milton Keynes) • C144 (Milton Keynes) • C145 (Milton Keynes) • C146 (Milton Keynes) • C147 (Milton Keynes) • C149 (Milton Keynes) • C150 (Milton Keynes) • C151 (Milton Keynes) • C152 (Milton Keynes) • C154 (Milton Keynes) • C155 (Milton Keynes) • C156 (Milton Keynes) • C157 (Milton Keynes) • C158 (Milton Keynes) • C159 (Milton Keynes) • C160 (Milton Keynes) • C162 (Milton Keynes) • C179 (Milton Keynes) • C181 (Milton Keynes) • C24 (Milton Keynes) • C41 (Milton Keynes) • C5 (Milton Keynes) • C9 (Milton Keynes) • E13 • E31 (via Carlisle) • E33 (London - Glasgow) • H10 (Milton Keynes) • H1 (Milton Keynes) • H2 (Milton Keynes) • H3 (Milton Keynes) • H4 (Milton Keynes) • H5 (Milton Keynes) • H6 (Milton Keynes) • H7 (Milton Keynes) • H8 (Milton Keynes) • H9 (Milton Keynes) • Holyhead Road • M1 • NCN51 • T11 (Britain) • V10 (Milton Keynes) • V11 (Milton Keynes) • V12 (Milton Keynes) • V1 (Milton Keynes) • V2 (Milton Keynes) • V3 (Milton Keynes) • V4 (Milton Keynes) • V5 (Milton Keynes) • V6 (Milton Keynes) • V7 (Milton Keynes) • V8 (Milton Keynes) • V9 (Milton Keynes) • Watling Street