Renumbering:A5 and A458 1 April 1934
Classification of Shrewsbury By-pass and re-arrangement of ancillary classified Roads.
Effective as from 1st April 1934.
A5 (London - Holyhead)
To be diverted from the present line of route at Emstrey Bank about 600 yards south-east of the Shrewsbury borough boundary and to proceed in a general westerly and north-westerly direction via Weeping Cross, Meole Brace and Porthill to a junction with the original line of Route A5 about 200 yards eas of Shelton Oak.
The superseded section of Route A5 through Shrewsbury to be re-numbered as follows:-
A5 General description unaltered
A49 (Ross (Peterstow) - Bamber Bridge)
A49 General Description unaltered
A53 (Shrewsbury - Buxton)
(a) to be extended from the present commencing point at Shrewsbury Station via Smihfield Road (ex A5013) to Mardol
A53 General Description unaltered
A458 (Halesown - Shrewsbury)
(a) To be extended from the present terminal point at the junction of London Road and Wenlock Road, Shrewsbury via Abbey Foregate (ex A5) to Coleham Head, from which point Route A458 will be incorporated with Route A49 to the junction of Wyle Cop and Dogpole, continuing thence as A458 via High Street, Wardol, Welsh Bridge, Frankwell and The Mount to a junction with north-western end of the Shrewsbury By-pass.
(c) Route A458 to continue westward from a junction with Route A5 at Shelton Oak over the line of route hitherto numbered A491 via Middletown, Welshpool, Llanfair Caereinion, Llangadfan and Garthbeibio to a junction with Route A4084 at Mallwyd, thence via the road hitherto numbered A4084 northward to Dinas Mawddwy and Pont Buarth-glas to a termination at a junction with Route A487 (Fishguard - Caernarvon) at Cross Foxes Inn, about 3 miles east of Dolgelley.
A458 (Halesowen - Dolgelley)
A491 (Shrewsbury - Cemmaes Road)
(b) The Mallwyd-Cemmaes Road section to be re-numbered as A4084
A4084 (Mallwyd - Cross Foxes Inn)
The whole of this route to be re-numbered as A458.
A4084 (Mallwyd - Cemmaes Road)
A5012 (Shrewsbury Pride Hill)
A5013 (Shrewsbury Smithfield Road)
This route number is allocated to the section of route hitherto numbered A5 commencing at the south-eastern end of the Shrewsbury By-pass at Emstrey Bank and proceeding via London Road to a junction with Wenlock Road (A458). A5112 (Emstrey Shrewsbury)