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Mitre Island

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Mitre Island
Location Map ( geo)
The Mitre - Geograph - 2943293.jpg
The Mitre Pub
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Location
Allenton, Derby
County
Derbyshire
Highway Authority
Derby
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
A5111, A514
Junctions related to the A5111
Junctions related to the A514

The Mitre Island, also commonly known as the Spider Island, is a signal controlled roundabout named after the nearby pub. The roundabout is between the A514 and A5111 and is often congested.

The Spider

The roundabout is famed locally for the Spider Bridge thus named as it has 4 'legs' and each one has steps and a ramp, so it holds a slight resemblance to a spider. It opened in 1971.

Pictures of the footbridge from which the roundabout gains its popular name (Spider Island) under construction are available here: [1]

Should the M64 and its associated Derby Spur been built, the Derby Spur would have met the A514 and A5111 at a modified Mitre Island.




Mitre Island
Related Pictures
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The Mitre - Geograph - 2943293.jpgSpider Island, Allenton, Derby - Geograph - 5276.jpg
Other nearby junctions
Derby


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