Wetherby

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Wetherby
Location Map ( geo)
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County
Yorkshire
Highway Authority
Leeds
Forward Destination on
A1(M), A58, A661
Next Primary Destinations
Harrogate • Leeds
Other Nearby Primary Destinations
Selby • York
Places related to the A1(M)
Darlington • Doncaster • Hatfield • Huntingdon • Peterborough • Pontefract
Places related to the A58
Ashton-in-Makerfield • Bolton • Bury • Halifax • Hindley • Huyton • Leeds • Littleborough • Ripponden • Rochdale • Sowerby Bridge • St Helens
Places related to the A661
Harrogate
Wetherby is a town in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Its roads are currently maintained by Leeds City Council. and it is the beginning/end of the A58.

Bypasses

1950s

Harold Watkinson dug the first turf for the Wetherby Bypass on Wednesday 16th October 1957, built by Crowley, Russell & Co. of Glasgow. The 2.25-mile bypass opened on 26th October 1959, costing £493,000.

1980s

In August 1988 the second bypass opened, built by John Laing Construction, costing £12m.

Nearby

South

The Aberford - Wetherby 5.75-mile section was started on 8th April 1963, also known as North of Bramham Cross Roads to south of Wetherby by-pass. It opened in June 1965, and was built by A. Monk and Co. Ltd.

Later the three-lane Bramham to Wetherby section started in 1990, costing £14.9m. It opened in November 1993. It was built by Monk Construction, who had built the 1965 section too.

North

Wetherby to Allerton Station 3.75-mile section was started in February 1959. It was built by Crowley, Russell & Co. of Glasgow, and completed in August 1960 for £530,000. Crowley, Russell & Co. went into receivership and never recovered.

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Routes

Route To Notes

A1(M)

The NORTH, Scotch Corner, Teesside Teesside via A168 and A19

A1(M)

The SOUTH (M1), Pontefract, York York via A64

A58

Leeds

A661

Harrogate

A659

Tadcaster

A659

Harewood

B1224

York

B6164

Knaresborough



Wetherby
SectionsA1(M)/Darrington - Birtley
JunctionsGrange Moor Roundabout • Kirk Deighton Interchange
ServicesWetherby services
CrossingsWetherby Bridge
RoadsA1(M) • A168 • A58 • A659 • A661 • B1224 • B6164 • E15 • E31 (via Carlisle) • E31 (via Newcastle) • Great North Road • M100 • T1 (Britain) • T71 (Britain)
Related Pictures
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- Coppermine - 19611.JPGA1 - Coppermine - 7314.jpgBridgeworks on the A1 Upgrading Wetherby - Geograph - 706946.jpgFormer A1 Wetherby Bypass - Coppermine - 5454.JPGWetherbyOSLandranger1975.png