Gloucester

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Gloucester
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County
Gloucestershire
Forward Destination on
M5, A38, A40, A48, A417, A436
Next Primary Destinations
Bristol • Cheltenham • Chepstow • Cirencester • Hereford • Oxford • Ross-on-Wye
Places related to the M5
Avonmouth • Birmingham • Bridgwater • Bristol • Bromsgrove • Cheltenham Spa • Droitwich Spa • Exeter • Taunton • Tewkesbury • Wellington (Somerset) • West Bromwich • Weston-super-Mare • Worcester
Places related to the A38
Alfreton • Birmingham • Bodmin • Bridgwater • Bristol • Bristol Airport • Bromsgrove • Burton upon Trent • Derby • Droitwich Spa • Exeter • Lichfield • Liskeard • Mansfield • Plymouth • Ripley • Saltash • Taunton • Tewkesbury • Torpoint • Wellington (Somerset) • Worcester
Places related to the A48
Bridgend • Cardiff • Carmarthen • Chepstow • Ledbury • Neath • Newport • Port Talbot • Swansea
Places related to the A417
Cirencester • Ledbury

Gloucester is a county town on the River Severn near the Welsh Border

Proposals for an inner ring road
During the 1960s proposals were made for an inner ring road which would have been built in two stages. The first stage would consist of roundabouts and gyratories and would have delivered some immediate benefits. The second stage would feature grade separation but due to high costs it would be 15–20 years before funding would become available. The first stage wouldn't become redundant following construction of the second stage but would instead become feeder roads for it.

These proposals never came to fruitition but an inner ring road was eventually built later in the 20th century following a similar route to the 1960s scheme.

Routes

Route To Notes

M5

The SOUTH WEST, Bristol Accessed via A38

M5

The MIDLANDS Accessed via A40

A40

Cheltenham

A40

Ross-on-Wye

A48

Chepstow Accessed via A40

A417

Cirencester, Oxford (A40)

A417

Ledbury, (M50)

A38

Bristol, Dursley

A38

Tewkesbury Non Motorway traffic

A4301

Gloucester Cathedral Part of Gloucester Inner Ring Road

B4008

Stonehouse

B4063

Churchdown, Innsworth, Glos. Airport

B4073

Painswick



Gloucester
SectionsA40/Cheltenham - Ross
JunctionsBrockworth Interchange • Cole Avenue Junction • Cross Keys Roundabout • Elmbridge Court Roundabout • Golden Valley Junction • Highnam Corner • Highnam Roundabout • M5 J12 • Marina Junction • Over Roundabout • Shurdington Road Junction • Spinnaker Junction • Wagon Works Junction • Wall's Roundabout • Waterwells Roundabout • Westgate Gyratory • Zoons Court Roundabout
ServicesGloucester services
RoadsA38 • A40 • A4150 (Gloucester) • A417 • A4173 • A419 • A430 • A4301 • A4302 • A437 (Gloucester - Newport) • A48 • B4008 • B4063 • B4072 • B4073 • B4074 • B4214 • B4215 • B4641 • E116 (Old System) • Ermin Street • Longest Lane • M5 • T10 (Britain) • T16 (Britain) • T43 (Britain)
MiscellaneousA40/History • A40/Route
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