North West England
Liverpool to Manchester, the properly numbered way!
From wide brilliance to upgraded unclassified road. Is this the motorway with the greatest contrasts?
Across the Manchester Ship Canal, yet another way.
When a city on the coast has a "Ring Road", you don't expect the one side to get built in case it gets a bit wet. Vaguely near the coast would be nice, though...
New on TV: When good junction designers go bad!
On, off, on again, off again. Across mid-Lancashire from Wigan to Bolton
Liverpool - Preston, the unbuilt way.
The original M60 Altrincham - Sale - Stretford Bypass.
The original and the best!
M62 Relief Road
Relieving the north and west of Manchester and Salford.
The most famous "lost" motorway of all?
Bypassing Eccles, Lancashire
Ski-jumps, permanent temporary junctions and big walls!
Two of England's largest cities are connected by a narrow single carriageway road...
A teeny tiny motorway in Lancashire
The only motorway to have started life as an unclassified road.
A strangely shaped bridge is the only modern clue...
How to get into Salford (and Manchester) from the West.
The Stockport North - South Bypass. Or at least one of them...
Rather amazingly, there was an entirely different Stockport North - South Bypass to the other one!
Across the southern edge of the city centre, with Manchester's "Highway in the Sky".
The Bypass that's been thought about for over fifty years.
If you head into Manchester from the south, you travel along a single-carriageway road. It wasn't meant to be this way...
A roundabout in the middle, a single carriageway section and an important past...
Oldham to Rochdale, the dull way. Or is it?
The shortest motorway in the United Kingdom. And it doesn't bother with signage.
Possibly the best-known Secretive Motorway.
The only Ax(M) motorway without an equivalent Ax road?
The only entirely single carriageway motorway in the United Kingdom or Ireland. Yet it was brilliant...
Tiny, mysterious and elusive. Can we come up with more adjectives?
By single carriageway to Lancashire-over-the-sands...
Manchester Inner Ring Road
Lots of gaps, not a lot of road.
Manchester Outer Ring Road
Genesis of a white elephant.
Planned in the 1940s, and still not here today.
Northern & Western Motorway
Back in 1923, motorways were almost unheard of. We look at a motorway that might just have changed everything...
Princess Parkway Motorway
Just why is the western side of Manchester's A5103 so empty?
Walton Summit Motorway
Walton Summit: a glorified sliproad with an identity crisis.