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Glasgow Council

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Glasgow City Council
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Dunbartonshire • Lanarkshire • Renfrewshire
Primary Destinations
East Dunbartonshire • East Renfrewshire • North Lanarkshire • Renfrewshire • South Lanarkshire • West Dunbartonshire
Transport Scotland Roads
M8 • M73 • M74 • M77 • M80 • A8

Glasgow City Council is the Highway Authority for all the roads in the city of Glasgow except parts of the A8 and the motorways which are managed by Transport Scotland. The council area covers over half of the Glasgow Urban area, most of which is in the historic county of Lanarkshire. Small parts of Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire are also covered by the council. As of 2016, Government Statistics say that the council is responsible for 79.7 miles of A roads; 38.1 miles of B roads and 1022.3 miles of other roads. There is an additional 38.5 miles of Motorway within the council area, which is maintained by Transport Scotland.

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the authority:

Route From To Length


A8 Edinburgh Greenock 68.8 miles View
A74 Glasgow Uddingston 7.1 miles View
A77 Glasgow Portpatrick 91.7 miles View
A80 Glasgow Mollinsburn 7.2 miles View
A81 Glasgow Callander 35 miles View
A82 Glasgow Inverness 167 miles View
A89 Glasgow Newbridge 35.5 miles View
A721 Maryville Kirkdean 34.0 miles View
A726 Strathaven Erskine 31.2 miles View
A727 Darnley Philipshill Interchange 5.4 miles View
A728 Parkhead / Gorbals, Glasgow King's Park 2.6 + 2 miles View
A730 Gorbals Cross, Glasgow Burnside 4.2 miles View
A736 Braehead Irvine 24.1 miles View
A739 Craigton, Cardonald Canniesburn Toll, Bearsden 5.0 miles View
A741 Paisley Yoker 5.4 miles View
A749 East Kilbride Glasgow 7.0 miles View
A752 Thorniewood Muirhead 7.2 miles View
A761 Port Glasgow Glasgow 19.1 miles View
A763 Carmyle, Glasgow Cambuslang 1.4 miles View
A803 Glasgow Champany 33.3 miles View
A804 Anderston Townhead 2.5 miles View
A814 Glasgow Arrochar 40.0 miles View
A879 Glasgow Allander Toll 4.5 miles View   
B759 Busby Cambuslang 5.2 miles View
B762 Hurlet Eastfield 8.4 miles View
B763 Dennistoun Shawlands 4.5 miles View
B765 Carmyle, Glasgow Auchinairn 6.3 miles View
B766 Battlefield, Glasgow Thorntonhall 3.3 miles View
B767 Cathcart, Glasgow Eaglesham 5.5 miles View
B768 Ibrox, Glasgow Eastfield 5.8 miles View
B769 Crossmyloof, Glasgow Irvine 21.2 miles View
B773 Barrhead South Nitshill 1.3 miles View
B806 Gartcosh Ruchazie 3.3 miles View
B808 Partick Springburn 3.6 miles View
B812 Colston Boghead 3.2 miles View
B7058 Garrowhill Mount Vernon 1.4 miles View
B8049 Hillfoot Allander Toll 1.9 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered Roads

Main Article: Glasgow Council (Class III roads)


Main Article: Glasgow Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Glasgow Council (Crossings)


Glasgow Council
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