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Plough Hill Roundabout

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Plough Hill Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
Westbound carriageway of M4 just east of J15 - Geograph - 276174.jpg
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Location
Badbury, Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Highway Authority
Highways England
Junction Type
Roundabout Interchange
Roads Joined
M4, A346, A419
This article is about the junction called Plough Hill Roundabout in Swindon.
For Junctions in other locations called after the Plough, see Plough Junction
.

Description

Plough Hill Roundabout, also signed as Badbury Roundabout, is a roundabout interchange at Junction 15 of the M4. It is the terminus of the A346 towards Salisbury, and the A419 towards Swindon and the M5.

It is often used by westbound M4 traffic wanting to use the A419 as a shortcut to the northbound M5 to avoid Almondsbury Interchange, and by eastbound traffic wanting to use the A420 as a shortcut to Oxford, as well as providing access to Swindon.

An M4 maintenance compound is also located at the junction.

History

Prior to the construction of the M4, this was simply part of the A345, heading from the centre of Swindon (along the present day A4259 / B4005 Marlborough Road) down towards Marlborough and Salisbury via Pewsey. The construction of the M4 necessitated the construction of a junction here.


Before the junction in the late 1950s

Routes

Route To Notes

M4

SOUTH WALES, Bristol, Swindon (W)

M4

London

A346

Marlborough, Devizes, Chisledon, Og.St. George, Wroughton

A419

Swindon, Cirencester, Oxford (A420)

Links

Roads.org.uk



Plough Hill Roundabout
Related Pictures
View gallery (3)
Westbound carriageway of M4 just east of J15 - Geograph - 276174.jpg- Coppermine - 4934.jpgA419 (southbound) - Coppermine - 8420.jpg
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