|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||1.6 miles (2.6 km)|
|Met:||A62, B6192, A627|
|Now part of:||A6104|
|Route outline (key)|
The road started on the A62 Manchester Road in the Hollinwood area of town and headed east along Hollins Road, meeting the B6192 in Copster Hill. Eventually Hollins Road turned off to the left and the B6188 continued along Hathershaw Lane, ending soon afterwards on the A627 Ashton Road.
The road was upgraded to Class I status in the 1960s. It became part of the A6104 and remains this number.