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Kidbrooke Interchange

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Kidbrooke Interchange
Location Map ( geo)
A2 Northbound - Geograph - 3632141.jpg
Approaching Kidbrooke on the A2 heading northbound.
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Location
Kidbrooke
County
Kent
Highway Authority
Transport for London
Junction Type
Traffic Lights Interchange
Roads Joined
A2, A2213

Kidbrooke Interchange is a traffic light controlled junction built as part of the Rochester Way Relief Road in 1988. It is the only at-grade junction on an otherwise freeflowing route between Blackwall Tunnel and the M2.

History

The Interchange part of the name comes from earlier plans for a vast four level stacked interchange as part of the Ringway plans. Orders for this junction along with the A2(M) were made in 1969 but the minister decided not to confirm. After the Ringways were scrapped there was still a need for road improvements in the area so a much reduced scheme was resurrected which replaced the stack interchange with a set of traffic lights.

Routes

Route To Notes

A2

Dover, Channel Tunnel, Bexleyheath, Lewisham (A20)

A2

C.London, Peckham, Docklands, Blackwall Tunnel (A102)

A2213

Kidbrook station

A2213

Kidbrooke
Kidbrooke Station Low Bridge. 7ft.2m., No HGV

A2(M)

Dover, Bexleyheath, Eltham

A20

Dover, Swanley, Sidcup

A102(M)

Lewisham, Blackwall Tunnel, Stratford (M11), Dalston

SXR

Central London (A2), Peckham, Brixton, Clapham Junction (A3)




Kidbrooke Interchange
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Junctions on the A2
Borough • Bricklayers Arms • Canal Bridge • New Cross Gate • New Cross • Sun in the Sands • Kidbrooke • Falconwood • Danson • Black Prince • Dartford Heath • Darenth • Bean • Ebbsfleet • Pepperhill • Tollgate • Marling Cross • Thong • Cobham • Park Pale • Will Adams Roundabout • Bowater Roundabout • Key Street Junction • Brenley Corner • Boughton • Dunkirk • Harbledown • Wincheap • New Dover Road • Barham • Lydden Hill Junction • Whitfield Roundabout • Honeywood • Guston Roundabout • Eastern Docks Roundabout
Junctions on 'Ringway 1'
North Cross Route   North Acton • Willesden • Hampstead • Camden • Dalston • Hackney Wick
East Cross Route    Hackney Wick • Old Ford • Bow • Devas St • Abbott Rd • South Bromley • Blackwall Tunnels • Blackwall Lane • Woolwich Road • Sun in the Sands • Kidbrooke
South Cross Route   Kidbrooke • St Johns • Peckham Rye • Denmark Hill • Loughborough Junction • Clapham High St • Battersea • Putney
West Cross Route    Battersea • Chelsea • Kensington • Holland Park • Westway • Willesden


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