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Just for fun!

What if they redid the numbers so that they followed trunk roads better in 1936?

Specific changes

A1 via T1

  • A555 Barnet bypass: A1
  • A1 Archway - Finchely: A1xxx
  • A1 Finchely - Barnet: A598
  • A1 Barnet - Potters Bar: A411
  • A1 Pottes Bar - Hatfield: A111
  • A6 Barnet - South Mimms: A598

A5 via Watford Bypass

as Watling St was trunk, but Watford bypass only south of Fiveways, not exactly to do with trunk road, but it bugs me

  • A500 Marble Arch - Brockley: A5
  • A500 Brockley - Hunton Bridge: A41
  • A41 Stanmore - Bushey: A4114
  • A41 Bushey - Hunton Bridge: A409
  • A5 Marble Arch - Brockley: A455

A5 reroute via T11

  • A45 Weedon - Meriden: A5
  • A452 Meriden - Brownhills: A5
  • A452 Leamington - Meriden: A446
  • A5 Weedon - Tamworth: A51
  • A5 Tamworth - Brownhills: A555
  • A45 Birmingham - Meriden: A42 (see below)

roads left out of zone...

  • A45: extend over A425?
  • A426: A500
  • A427: A501
  • A428: A506
  • A447: A556
  • A4026: A5xxx
  • A4091: A513
  • A4114: A5100
  • A4131: A511
  • A501: A404
  • A504: A4xxx for out of zone section
  • A5100: A4xxx
  • A5204: A4202
  • A5205: A4203

A30 via Plymouth

  • A38 Exeter - Bodmin: A30
  • A30 Exeter - Bodmin: A35

A40 diversion via Cardiff:

  • A48 Gloucester - Cardiff - Carmarthen: A40
  • A40 Gloucester - Ross: A417
  • A417 Gloucester - Hope-under-Dunmore: A437 (number free post-35)
  • A40 Ross - Raglan: A449 (merger anyway)
  • A40 Raglan - Abergavenny: A465 (north of Aber renumbered - see below)
  • A40 Abergavenny - Crickhowell: A479
  • A40 Crickhowell - Brecon: A483 (number freed up - see below)
  • A40 Brecon - Llandovery: A480 (A44-Brecon road renumbered from A438 - see below)
  • A40 Llandovery - Llandilo: A48 (merger anyway)
  • A40 Llandilo - Carmarthen: A4112

A42 reentry

  • A456 Birmingham - Halesowen: A42
  • A4123 Halesown - Wolverhampton: A42
  • A41 Wolverhampton - Birkenhead: A42
  • A464 Wolverhampton - Oakengates: A41

A48 reentry Swansea - Oswestry:

  • A483 Swansea - Oswestry: A48
  • A56 extension to Chirk & reroute via Northwich
  • A483 Chirk - Chester: A56
  • A51 Chester - Tarvin: A56
  • A54 Tarvin - Delamere: A56
  • A556 Chester - Altrincham: A56
  • A56: Chester - Warrington: A55
  • A56 Warrington - Altrincham: A560

A49 diversion to Newport:

  • A465 Hereford - Abergavenny: A49
  • A4042 Abergavenny - Newport: A49
  • A49 Hereford - Ross: A417
  • A465 Bromyard - Hereford: A4111/B4???
  • A438 Hereford - Eardisley: A417
  • A438 Eardisley - Brecon: A480
  • A480 Hereford - Kington: A4103/B4???
  • A4103 Worcester - Hereford: A422
  • A4111 Eardisley - Kington: A417
  • A4112 Leominster - Eardisley: A480

other changes:

  • A15 Market Deeping - Norman Cross: A16
  • A16 Market Deeping - Stamford: A43
  • A58 Leeds - Wetherby: A62 (not trunk-related, just bothers me)
  • A65 Leeds - Burley: A639
  • A67 Bowes - Barnards Castle: A688
  • A67 Barnards Castle - Darlington: A660
  • A67 Darlington - Stockton: A66
  • A184 Gateshead - Sunderland: A69
  • A259 Folkestone - Dover: A20
  • A630 Doncaster - Sheffield: A18 (out of zone)
  • A659 Otley - Burley: A65
  • A660 Leeds - Otley: A65

Descriptions

  • A1 general description unchanged
  • A5 London (Marble Arch) - St Albans - Weedon - Coventry - Stonebridge/ Hinckley - Brownhills - Shrewsbury - Oswestry - Bangor - Holyhead
  • A6 Barnet - South Mimms - ...
  • A15 Norman Cross - Peterborough - Market Deeping - Lincoln - Hull
  • A16 Norman Cross - Peterborough / Stamford - Market Deeping - Boston - Grimsby
  • A20 London - Maidstone - Folkestone - Dover
  • A30 London - Salisbury - Exeter - Okehampton/- Plymouth - Bodmin - Lands End
  • A35 Southampton - Bournemouth - Poole - Dorchester - Exeter - Okehampton - Bodmin
  • A38 Bodmin - Plymouth - Exeter - Bristol - Birmingham - Derby
  • A40 London - Oxford - Gloucester - Ross - Monmouth - Abergavenny - Brecon - Llandovery / Newport - Cardiff - Swansea - Carmarthen - Fishguard
  • A41 Stanmore / Brockley - Aylesbury - Warwick - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Chester - Birkenhead / Oakengates
  • A42 Stonebridge - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Chester - Birkenhead
  • A45 Warwick - Northampton - St Neots - Cambridge - Ipswich
  • A48 Swansea - Llandovery - Buith Wells - Oswestry
  • A49 Ross - / Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Warrington - Preston
  • A50 - Warrington - Liverpool
  • A51 Weedon - Tamworth - Stone - Nantwich - Tarvin -Chester
  • A54 Chester (Tarvin) - Middlewich - Congleton - Buxton
  • A55 Warrington - Chester - Bangor
  • A56 Chirk - Chester - Northwich - / Warrington - Altrincham - Manchester - Bury - Skipton
  • A58 Prescot - Bolton - Bury - Rochdale - Halifax - Leeds - Wetherby
  • A62 Manchester - Huddersfield - Leeds - Wetherby
  • A65 Leeds - Otley -/ Horseforth - Burley - Skipton - Kendal
  • A66 Penrith - Scotch Corner - Darlington - Stockton
  • A67 vacant
  • A69 Carlisle - Hexham - Newcastle - Gateshead - Sunderland
  • A111Hatfield- Potters Bar - Palmer's Green - Edmonton - Woodford
  • A184 vacant
  • A259 Dover - Folkestone - Hastings - Eastbourne - Brighton - Littlehampton - Bognor - Chichester
  • A404 London (Bank) - Willesden - Harrow - Amersham - Wycombe - Knowl Green
  • A409 Harrow (Greenhill) - Busheyheath - Watford - Hunton Bridge
  • A411 Bushey - Elstree - Barnet - Potters Bar
  • A417 Streatley - Wantage - Faringdon - Lechlade - Cirencester - Gloucester - Ludlow - Hope-under-Dunmore / - Ross - Hereford - Kington
  • A422 Hereford - Worcester - Stratford - Stony Stratford - Bedford - Black Cat
  • A425 vacant
  • A426 vacant
  • A427 vacant
  • A428 vacant
  • A437 Gloucester - Hope-under-Dunmore
  • A438 - Ledbury - Hereford - Brecon
  • A446 Leamington Spa (Blakedown Hill) - Kenilworth - Coleshill - Lichfield
  • A449 general description unchanged
  • A452 vacant
  • A455 London (Hyde Park Corner) - Brockley
  • A456 Birmingham - Warley - Halesowen - Kidderminster - Tenbury - Woofferton
  • A464 vacant
  • A465 / Raglan - - Abergavenny - Merthr Tydfil - Swansea
  • A479 Abergavenny - Crickhowell -
  • A480 Leominster - Brecon - Llandovery
  • A483 vacant
  • A500 Dunchurch - Rugby - Lutterworth - Leicester
  • A501 W of Rugby - Rugby - Market Harborough - Corby
  • A506 Coventry - Rugby - Northampton - Bedford - St Neots
  • A511 Nuneaton - Atherstone - Burton-on-Trent
  • A513 The Belfry - Tamworth - Alrewas - Rugeley - Stafford (Weeping Cross)
  • A555 Tamworth - Brownhills
  • A556 Wolvey - Hinckley - Coleorton - Tonge
  • A560 Warrington - Altrincham - Stockport - Hyde
  • A598 Childs Hill - Finchely -Barnet - South Mimms
  • A630 Sheffield - Doncaster - Grimsby
  • A659 Burley - Otley - Wetherby - Tadcaster
  • A660 Barnard Castle - Darlington
  • A688 Bowes - Barnard Castle - Bishops Auckland
  • A4026 vacant
  • A4042 vacant
  • A4091 vacant
  • A4103 Hereford - Kington
  • A4111 Bromyard - Hereford
  • A4112 Llandilo - Carmarthen
  • A4114 Stanmore - Bushey
  • A4123 vacant
  • A4131 vacant
  • A4202 London (Goodge St Sta - Marble Arch)
  • A4203 London (Watling St - Lords)
  • A5100 Coventry - Lutterworth - Market Harborough

Further changes

wrt 1946 trunk roads

  • A6 diverted via Ashbourne and Leek, away from Matlock and Buxton
    • old A6 numbered A622, A6020, A53, A6004, A625
    • old A52 from Ashbourne to Stoke now A54
    • old A52 from Stoke to Nantwich now A524
    • old A54 from Middlewich to Buxton now renumbed A533
    • A53 extended to Worksop along A6 and A619
    • A524 renumbered as A623 extension
    • A5012 renumbered A6xxx
    • A517 renumbered A619
  • A27 extended along whole SCTR
    • A35 cut back to Lyme Regis - Bodmin
    • section through Bournemouth and Poole extended A33, with Basset - Central Soton given a 4-digit number
    • A27 from Swaythling to Whiteparish numbered A336
    • A274 and A3067 vacant
  • A39 diverted via Taunton
    • A361 does a swap between Barnstaple and Street.
    • A373 extended along Ilfracombe - Barnstaple road
  • A45 diverted via Bedford
    • A506 swaped
  • A46 diverted via Evesham
    • like later change
  • A52 diverted down A516
    • A516 vacant
  • A57 reroute via Woodhead and extension to Skegness
    • A158 vacant
    • A626 extended along old road to Sheffield
    • A6016 extened along A57 nr Glossop
    • A616 from FLounch - Huddersfield renumbered as extension of A641
  • A614 A60/A19?

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