Rayleigh Weir Interchange
|Location Map ( geo)|
|Traffic on the Southend Arterial Road at night, viewed from the Rayleigh Weir roundabout|
|A127 Southend Arterial Road, A129|
Rayleigh Weir is a grade separated roundabout interchange on the Southend Arterial Road in Essex.
It was named after the village of Weir which was subsumed into the larger urban area of Rayleigh, and the Weir pub on the roundabout.
Opened as a ca crossroads in 1925, the junction was upgraded to a roundabout in 1967 at a cost of £98,000 (source: Hansard 26 January 1967 ), before being grade separated the A127 passing underneath in early 1992, work beginning on 4th December 1989.
|London, Basildon, Chelmsford (A130)|
|Southend, Airport, Station, Brook Road Ind. Estate|
|Hadleigh 2, Stadium Trading Est., Little Haven, Thundersley|
- Francis Frith collection - The Weir Roundabout c1955
- Hansard - 30 November 1990 - Rayleigh Weir Underpass
- Hansard - 09 February 1966 - Rayleigh Weir Roundabout scheme