A5223 (Wellington)

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A5223
A5223 Wellington.png
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From:  Haygate (SJ638107)
To:  Wellington (SJ650120)
Distance:  5.5 miles (8.9 km)
Met (1980) A5, A442
Former Number(s):  B5061
Traditional Counties

Shropshire

Route outline (key)
A5223 Haygate - Wellington
This article is about the short-lived former route of A5223 in Telford.
For the current route of A5223 along the western edge of Telford, see A5223
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The former A5223 Church Street

The original allocation of the A5223 number was to what started out as the B5061 in Wellington, western Telford.

The road started on the A5 Holyhead Road then headed into Wellington town centre along Haygate Road. It zigzagged into Market Street before crossing the railway line by the station. It then ran along Church Street and Park Street to end on the A442 Whitchurch Road.

The A5223 was an extremely short-lived upgrade whilst the New Town road network was in flux, before being downgraded to an unclassified route before 1982.

It seemingly only appears on the 1980 edition of the relevant Ordnance Survey Landranger sheet, and not on the revisions to either side; though it does appear in Bartholomew's mapping dated 1975. The A5223 number was in disuse for only a few years before being reallocated to the main north-south route along the western side of Telford.



A5223 (Wellington)
PlacesWellington (Shropshire)
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A5220 • A5221 • A5222 • A5223 • A5224 • A5225 • A5226 • A5227 • A5228 • A5229 • A5230 • A5231 • A5232 • A5233 • A5234 • A5235 • A5236 • A5237 • A5238 • A5239
A5240 • A5241 • A5242 • A5243 • A5244 • A5245 • A5246 • A5247 • A5248 • A5249 • A5250 • A5251 • A5252 • A5253 • A5254 • A5255 • A5256 • A5257 • A5258 • A5259
A5260 • A5261 • A5262 • A5263 • A5264 • A5265 • A5266 • A5267 • A5268 • A5269 • A5270 • A5271(N) • A5271(S) • A5272 • A5273 • A5274 • A5275 • A5276 • A5277 • A5278 • A5279
A5280 • A5281 • A5282 • A5283 • A5284 • A5285 • A5286 • A5287 • A5288 • A5289 • A5290 • A5291 • A5292 • A5293 • A5294 • A5295 • A5296 • A5297 • A5298 • A5299
Former uses: A5207 • A5223


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