Pickmere Roundabout

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Pickmere Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
A41 meets the A5 - Geograph - 2774358.jpg
Looking north towards the junction
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Location
Weston-under-Lizard
County
Shropshire • Staffordshire
Highway Authority
Shropshire • Staffordshire
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
A5, A41

Pickmere Roundabout is the roundabout junction between A5 and A41 to the northwest of Wolverhampton and the east of Telford on the border of Staffordshire and Shropshire.

History

There was originally a crossroads until the current roundabout was built in the 1950s. It remains unchanged and at the time of writing still retains its streetlighting columns which appear to be nearly as old.

M54 Proposals

Early proposals for the M54 from 1970 show three potential routes. The northernmost would have followed the A5 and a junction would have been provided at Pickmere Roundabout.

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By 1973 detailed plans were drawn up for the junction. The roundabout would be considerably enlarged to allow the M54 to pass beneath. The B5314 which joins the A5 to the east would be severed.

Alternative limited access layout

This proposal shows a more complex layout. This omits west facing slips which would be provided at Crackleybank Interchange. The A5 to the west would be used carry this traffic. The remaining slip roads allow access between the roundabout and B5314.

From early on the southern route for the M54 as built was favoured so it appears unlikely the motorway this far north would be built.

Routes

Route To Notes

A41

Whitchurch, Newport

A41

Wolverhampton, Albrighton

A5

Telford

A5

Cannock, Weston-under-Lizard




Pickmere Roundabout
Related Pictures
View gallery (4)
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