§ Sir T. Moore
asked the Minister of Transport if he will state, giving the mileage in respect of each, those motorways or lengths of motorway for which no line had yet been proposed, a draft scheme had been published, a scheme had been made, and tenders had been invited, respectively, as at 30th April.
§ Sir B. Janner
asked the Minister of Transport, if he will name, giving the mileage in respect of each, those motorways or lengths of motorway for which no line had yet been proposed, a draft scheme had been made, tenders had been invited, a contract had been placed, which were under construction, and which were in use, respectively, on 30th April.
§ Mr. Marples
The following is the information requested:
Motorways in use London—Birmingham 73 miles Preston By-pass 8½ miles Lancaster By-pass 11½ miles Ross Spur 20½ miles Maidstone By-pass 7½ miles Maidenhead By-pass 6 miles Doncaster By-pass 15 miles Stretford — Eccles By-pass (Classified motorway built by Lancashire County Council) 6 miles Motorways under construction Birmingham—Preston 78½ miles Birmingham—Bristol (Lydiate Ash—Twyning) 28 miles Stevenage By-pass 7½ miles Medway Motor Road 25 miles London—South Wales: Chiswick—Langley Pt. I 2 miles Slough By-pass 5 miles Severn Bridge (foundation). Darlington By-pass (Bridges). Port Talbot By-pass (1st Section) ¾ mile Contract placed None. Tenders invited London—Yorkshire, Part II— Crick—Lutterworth 7½ miles London—South Wales— Newport by-pass (Usk Bridge and Tunnels) ½ mile Scheme made Preston—Lancaster 13 miles London—Yorkshire, Part II (Lutterworth—Doncaster) 78½ miles
Darlington—Barton By-pass (including Darlington Spur) 13 miles London—South—Wales— Chiswick—Langley 10½ miles Severn Bridge and Approaches 9½ miles Newport By-pass (Roadworks) 7 miles Port Talbot By-pass (Main Section) 3¾ miles Midland Links— Dunston—Castle Bromwich 26 miles Hendon Urban Motorway 3½ miles Draft Scheme published Sheffield—Leeds Spur 34 miles Durham Motorway 21 miles London—South—Wales— Tormarton—Almondsbury 11½ miles High Wycombe By-pass 13½ miles Midland Links— Lydiate Ash—Great Barr 14½ miles Castle Bromwich—Catthorpe 29 miles London—Birmingham— Edgewarebury—Aldenham 4¾ miles Line not yet published Approximate lengths Lancaster—Penrith 36 miles Penrith By-pass 6 miles Penrith—Carlisle 20 miles Lancashire—Yorkshire Motorway 50 miles Birmingham—Bristol (Twyning to East Brent) 68 miles London—South Wales— Maidenhead to Tormarton 80 miles Crick to Newport 9 miles London—Crawley 25 miles London—Basingstoke 34 miles London—Bishop's Stortford 32 miles Baldock By-pass 6 miles Ditton By-pass 5 miles Denham By-pass 7 miles