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Wigan Council

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Wigan MBC
Location Map ( geo)
Wigan Council.svg
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Primary Destinations
Leigh • Wigan
Other Important Destinations
Bolton • Lancashire • Salford • St Helens • Warrington
National Highways Roads
M6 • M58

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council is the Highway Authority responsible for all roads in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, with the exception of Trunk roads managed by National Highways.

It lies within the historic county of Lancashire.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the council:

Route From To Length


A49 Ross on Wye Bamber Bridge 158 miles View
A58 Prescot Wetherby 81.4 miles View
A571 St Helens Wigan 8.2 miles View
A572 Swinton St Helens 18.9 miles View
A573 Winwick Wigan 9.0 miles View
A574 Great Sankey Leigh 15.8 miles View
A577 Boothstown Ormskirk 23.5 miles View
A578 Leigh Hindley Green 2.5 miles View
A579 Breightmet Winwick 14.2 miles View
A580 Liverpool Salford 33.8 miles View
A5062 Bryn Street Gerard Street 0.1 miles View
A5082 Astley Farnworth 4.5 miles View
A5106 Boar's Head Heath Charnock 4.6 miles View
A5209 Standish Burscough 8.9 miles View   
B5206 Billinge Shevington Moor 6.3 miles View
B5207 Billinge Culcheth 10.1 miles View
B5215 Leigh Atherton 2.7 miles View
B5232 Mosley Common Walkden 2.3 miles View
B5235 Howe Bridge, Atherton Wingates, Westhoughton 3.1 miles View
B5237 Abram Westleigh 2.2 miles View
B5238 Hawkley Horwich 7.7 miles View
B5239 Standish Cooper Turning 6.2 miles View
B5375 Wigan Appley Bridge 5.6 miles View
B5376 Wigan Whitley 1.1 miles View
B5386 Little Lane Victoria Street 1.00 km View     

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) Roads

Main Article: Wigan Council (Class III roads)

Whilst Wigan MBC possesses a Class III road network, they do not appear to number them.


Main Article: Wigan Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Wigan Council (Crossings)


Wigan Council
A49 • A58 • A571 • A572 • A573 • A574 • A577 • A578 • A579 • A580 • A5062 • A5082 • A5106 • A5209 • B5206 • B5207 (Billinge - Culcheth) • B5215 • B5232 • B5235 • B5237 • B5238 • B5239 • B5375 • B5376 • B5386
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