Star.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.png

Blackfriars Roundabout

From Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Blackfriars Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
Cameraicon.png No pictures uploaded (Upload?)
Highway Authority
Junction Type
Roads Joined
A34, A53

The Blackfriars Roundabout is one of the roundabouts on the Newcastle-under-Lyme inner ring road, at the point where the A53 meets the A34.

The roundabout is named after Blackfriars Road, the street name of the A53 off the roundabout. This in turn refers back to the long-gone priory in the area.

Blackfriars Roundabout was constructed when the A34 section of the inner ring road was constructed in the 1970s. Prior to this, the A53 crossed a minor road at this point.

It was not until the 1980s, with the upgrade of the whole inner ring road to dual carriageway, that the A53 within the ring road was downgraded. However, signposts at this roundabout now do not wish to admit that the A53 continues through the town.


Route To Notes


Ring Road (North), Congleton, (M6) North
Newcastle Town Centre Formerly the A53


Stone, Ring Road (A527), Stoke-on-Trent (A52), (M6) South Follow this road to get to the A53 towards Leek


Shrewsbury, Whitmore, Market Drayton

Blackfriars Roundabout
Other nearby junctions
Junctions on the A34
Winchester - WendleburyWinnall • Kings Worthy • Three Maids Hill • Bullington Cross • Tufton • Litchfield • Beacon Hill • Tot Hill • Andover Road • Speen • Donnington • Chieveley Interchange • Beedon • East Ilsley • West Ilsley • Chilton • Milton • Marcham • Lodge Hill • Hinksey Hill • South Hinksey • Botley • Peartree • Kidlington • Islip • Weston-on-the-Green • Wendlebury
Oxford - Solihull (former)Wolvercote Roundabout • Peartree Interchange • Peartree Hill Roundabout • Southcombe • Monkspath
       Solihull - Salford       Monkspath • Camp Hill Circus • Lancaster Circus • New Town Row • Perry Barr • The Scott Arms • Great Barr • The Bell • Churchbridge • Queen's Square • Beecroft Island • Pottal Pool • Weeping Cross • Creswell • Aston Roundabout • Darlaston Inn Roundabout • Grosvenor Roundabout • Hanford • Blackfriars Roundabout • Knutton Lane Roundabout • Milehouse Roundabout • Wolstanton Roundabout • Talke • Red Bull Crossroads • Quarry Roundabout • Monks Heath Crossroads • Gilbent • Kingsway Interchange • Sackville Street Junction
Junctions on the A53
Battlefield Roundabout • Epsley Roundabout • Tern Hill Roundabout • Gingerbread Man Roundabout • Blackbrook Junctions • Whitmore Roundabout • Nelson Place • Etruria Interchange • Baddeley Green • Burbage Junction • Ashwood Park

SABRE - The Society for All British and Irish Road Enthusiasts
Home - Discuss - Digest - Discover - Help