Building Roads in Britain

Building Roads in Britain

In 1949 the Special Roads Act was passed, giving Governmental go-ahead for the construction & Building of new trunk roads and begin building the first motorways, with the prospect of a 1000 mile system.

This was to be Britain’s second centrally funded system of a nationwide road network, the first having been constructed by the occupying Roman Empire.

It is unlikely the intervening 1,500 years just flew by, because given the state of roads in the country generally, travelling would have been Continue reading Building Roads in Britain