Dartmouth Circus

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Dartmouth Circus
Location Map ( geo)
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Location
Birmingham
County
Warwickshire
Highway Authority
Birmingham
Junction Type
Roundabout Interchange
Roads Joined
A38(M), A38, A4540, A5127
Junctions related to the A5127

Dartmouth Circus is a junction connecting the A38(M) Aston Expressway to the A4540 Middle Ring Road in Birmingham. It is numbered Junction 13 of the Middle Ring.

History

Original plan for the junction (right)

The junction was intended to be on three levels with a flyover carrying the A4540 over the junction. The flyover was never built and correspondence from the late 1960s shows the roundabout would be overloaded within a few years of opening and building it later would involve additional cost and disruption.

The roundabout did indeed become overloaded and is now controlled by traffic lights.

Routes

Route To Notes

A38(M)

NORTH WEST, Wolverhampton (M6), London, Coventry (M6), Sutton Coldfield, Erdington (A5127), (M5, M40, M42)

A38

City centre, Bromsgrove, New Street Station, City Centre & Bull Ring Parking, Children's Hospital, Aston University, Aston Science Park

A4540

Ring Road, West B'wich (A41), Walsall, Perry Bar (A34)

A4540

Ring Road, B'ham Airport/NEC (A45), Lichfield (A47), Markets, Millennium Point, Shopping Bull Ring Car Park

A5127

Aston
Thomas Street



Dartmouth Circus
Related Pictures
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Handsworth and Aston, 1949 - Coppermine - 4072.JPGNew Town Row and Dartmouth Circus.pngA38(M) approaching Dartmouth Circus, 1975 - Coppermine - 8873.JPG
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Tiverton - BristolTiverton Parkway • Waterloo Cross • Maiden Down • Perry Elm Roundabout • Chelston Roundabout • Chelston • Creech Castle • Walford Cross • Huntworth • Cross Rifles Roundabout • Dunball Roundabout • Edithmead • Cornhill • East Brent Roundabout • Cross • Churchill Gate Crossroads • Barrow Tanks • Lime Kiln Roundabout • Bedminster Bridge
Bristol - BirminghamSt James Barton • Filton Roundabout • Aztec West • Almondsbury Roundabout • Cross Keys Roundabout • Waterwells Roundabout • Wall's Roundabout • Coombe Hill • Gupshill Roundabout • Twyning • Rashwood • Slideshow Island • Harvester Island • Lydiate Ash • The Black Horse Junction • The Isaac Tongue Junction • Belgrave Interchange • Holloway Circus  • Paradise Circus  • St Chads Circus  • Lancaster Circus  • Dartmouth Circus • Park Circus
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