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B4063
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From:Gloucester (SO834187)
To:Arle Court roundabout, Cheltenham (SO911218)
Via:Staverton Bridge
Length:5.7 miles (9.2 km)
Meets: A430, A38, A40, A417, B4634, A40
Old route now:B4634
Highway Authorities

Gloucestershire Council

Traditional Counties

Gloucestershire

Route outline (key)
B4063 Gloucester - Cheltenham
B4063 Staverton Bridge - Kingsditch
This article is about the current B4063 between Gloucester and Cheltenham.
For the original B4063 at Wotton Under Edge in the same county, see B4063 (Wotton under Edge)
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London Road, Gloucester

The B4063 is the former route of the A40 between Gloucester and Cheltenham.

It starts at traffic lights on the A430 inner ring road and heads northeast along London Road, showing its history as the A40. It goes under the railway line immediately before following a dead-straight route through the inner city. By St Catharine's Church traffic lights are reached. A spur of the B4063 continues ahead and quickly reaches a roundabout on the A38; the mainline turns left to cross the A-road at another roundabout.

Now on Cheltenham Road we follow a more winding course through the suburbs before reaching a roundabout on the A40 and A417 northern bypass. We bear slightly left to leave between the two A40 exits, then we pass a fire station and cross a couple of fields. The speed limit doesn't increase, however, as it's not long before we reach Churchdown. On the far side we pass a golf course and then skirt the northern edge of Gloucestershire Airport.

We cross two adjacent sets of traffic lights, giving access to Down Hatherley and an industrial estate. Then half a mile later there's another set of lights where an unclassified road turns right towards the airport entrance and the B4634 turns left. This road, ending on the A4019 east of Uckington, became the B4063 in 1935 and gained its present number after the B4063 number was extended along the ex-A40.

From the airport we continue ahead, soon going under the M5 to reach Golden Valley, almost a suburb of Cheltenham but administratively separate. The road remains semi-rural to its end at a roundabout back on the A40.



B4063
JunctionsArle Court Roundabout • Elmbridge Court Roundabout
Related Pictures
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A417) - Coppermine - 2365.jpgArle Court Roundabout, Cheltenham - Geograph - 4027465.jpgGloucester- London Road - Geograph - 1090439.jpgM5 crosses B4063 - Geograph - 589887.jpg
Other nearby roads
GloucesterA38 • A40 • A40/Cheltenham - Ross • A4150 (Gloucester) • A417 • A4173 • A419 • A430 • A4301 • A4302 • A437 (Gloucester - Newport) • A48 • B4008 • B4072 • B4073 • B4074 • B4214 • B4215 • B4641 • E116 (Old System) • Ermin Street • Longest Lane • M5 • T10 (Britain) • T16 (Britain) • T43 (Britain)
Cheltenham SpaA40 • A40/Cheltenham - Ross • A40/Witney - Cheltenham • A4013 • A4015 • A4019 • A4105 (Cheltenham) • A435 • A46 • B4070 • B4075 • B4076 (Cheltenham) • B4632 • B4633 • B4634 • E116 (Old System) • Longest Lane • M5
B4000 – B4099
B4000 • B4001 • B4002 • B4003 • B4004 • B4005 • B4006 • B4007 • B4008 • B4009 • B4010 • B4011 • B4012 • B4013 • B4014 • B4015 • B4016 • B4017 • B4018 • B4019
B4020 • B4021 • B4022 • B4023 • B4024 • B4025 • B4026 • B4027 • B4028 • B4029 • B4030 • B4031 • B4032 • B4033 • B4034 • B4035 • B4036 • B4037 • B4038 • B4039
B4040 • B4041 • B4042 • B4043 • B4044 • B4045 • B4046 • B4047 • B4048 • B4049 • B4050 • B4051 • B4052 • B4053 • B4054 • B4055 • B4056 • B4057 • B4058 • B4059
B4060 • B4061 • B4062 • B4063 • B4064 • B4065(W) • B4065(E) • B4066 • B4067 • B4068 • B4069 • B4070 • B4071 • B4072 • B4073 • B4074 • B4075 • B4076 • B4077 • B4078 • B4079
B4080 • B4081 • B4082(W) • B4082(E) • B4083 • B4084 • B4085 • B4086 • B4087 • B4088 • B4089 • B4090 • B4091 • B4092 • B4093 • B4094 • B4095 • B4096 • B4097 • B4098 • B4099
Earlier iterationsB4004 • B4007 • B4008 • B4014 • B4018 • B4021(W) • B4021(E) • B4023 • B4024 • B4025(W) • B4025(E) • B4027 • B4028 • B4029
B4043 • B4044 • B4045 • B4047 • B4053 • B4063 • B4064 • B4065 • B4066 • B4068 • B4069(W) • B4069(E) • B4070 • B4076 • B4088 • B4094 • B4098