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Classified Road Schemes

Volume 655: debated on Thursday 15 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will list the classified road schemes, together with the grant for each, which he hopes to authorise in the financial years 1961–62 to 1963–64 inclusive in London and the other conurbations.

Yes. The schemes costing over £100,000 which are at present included in the programme for the Administrative County of London area and the other conurbations are listed below. Schemes for 1962–63 and 1963–64 in the South-East Lancashire and West Riding conurbations and for 1963–64 in the Tyneside conurbation have not yet

MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS AND NEW CONSTRUCTION ON CLASSIFIED ROADS IN ENGLAND AND WALES
SCHEMES COSTING OVER £100,000, 1961–62 TO 1963–64
Highway AuthoritySchemeGrant £
THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF LONDON
1961–62
L.C.C.Old Street/City Road2,167,000
L.C.C.Euston Road1,702,500
L.C.C.Gardiners Corner966,000
L.C.C.Kingsway Tunnel761,500
L.C.C.A.200: Dockhead By-pass, Bermondsey384,500
L.C.C.Eastern Avenue Extension112,500
L.C.C.A.306: Roehampton Lane improvement439,500
L.C.C.Holloway Road, Islington201,000
City of LondonBlackfriars Bridge Underpass2,400,000
City of LondonAldgate High Street-Gardiners Corner375,000
City of LondonCannon Street Railway Bridge298,000
1962–63
L.C.C.Harrow Road/Marylebone Road3,771,000
L.C.C.Finchley Road2,812,500
L.C.C.Bow Bridge Intersection1,402,500
1963–64
L.C.C.Westway to Holland Park Avenue4,410,000
L.C.C.Vauxhall Cross1,987,000
L.C.C.Marylebone Road472,500
WEST MIDLANDS CONURBATION
1961–62
Birmingham C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Section I, Part III, Holloway Circus Underpass904,500
Birmingham C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Section III, Part I, Masshouse Circus Underpass839,000
Birmingham C.B.C.A.47: The Parkway Nechells587,500
Birmingham C.B.C.A.34: Six Ways, Aston Underpass530,500
Smethwick C.B.CA.457: Oldbury Road, Chatwin Street to Nine Leasowes100,000
West Bromwich C.B.C.A.4041: Newton Road, Widening and New Bridges over River and Railway222,000
Wolverhampton C.B.C.B.4160: Lower Stafford Street77,000
Worcestershire C.C.A.491: Bromsgrove-Stourbridge, Widening1,082,000
1962–63
Birmingham C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Colmore Circus1,102,000
Birmingham C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Great Charles Street to Ringway307,000
Birmingham C.B.C.A.38: Rubery By-Pass Flyover435,500
Dudley C.B.C.A.461: Station Bridge and Birmingham Road107,000
Staffordshire C.C.A.461: Lichfield-Aldridge225,000
Staffordshire C.C.A.454: Portobello By-Pass262,500
Staffordshire C.C.A.34/A.452: Queslett Road192,000
Wolverhampton C.B.C.A.449: Penn Road151,000
Worcestershire C.C.A.461/A.4036: Hagley Road188,000
Worcestershire C.C.Halesowen By-Pass240,000
1963–64
Birmingham C.B.C.Hockley Hill Flyover900,000
Birmingham C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Section III, Part II, Masshouse Circus Underpass2,100,000
Staffordshire C.C.Bosty Lane54,000
Wolverhampton C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, Section III, Salop Street-Waterloo Road922,500
Worcestershire C.C.A.459: Bromsgrove to Halesowen.105,000
(Programmes subject to revision).

been finally selected. The schemes costing between £100,000 and £500,000 for London in 1962–63 and 1963–64 are still under consideration.

Highway Authority

Scheme

Grant £

THE SOUTH-EAST LANCASHIRE CONURBATION
1961–62
Oldham C.B.C.A.62: S. Internal By-pass1,620,000
Salford C.B.C.A.6/A.576 Junction: Broad Street and A.6/A.576 junction improvement1,150,000
Manchester C.B.C.B.5021: Upper Brook Street widening120,000
Oldham C.B.C.A.62: Bottom of the Moor widening120,000
Bolton C.B.C.A.6057: Trinity Street Bridge reconstruction190,000
Salford C.B.C.A.6: The Crescent widening140,000
Stockport C.B.C.A.560: East-West Diversion (Stage I)185,000
Cheshire C.B.C.A.34: Wilmslow By-pass230,000
Cheshire C.B.C.A.538: Wilmslow Station Road130,000
Rochdale C.B.C.A.627: Norden-Edenfield Road improvement215,000
Bury C.B.C.Inner Ring Road, East-West Section412,500

WEST RIDING CONURBATION
1961–62
Leeds C.B.C.Inner Ring Road705,000
Bradford C.B.C.Central Ring Road (Leeds Road-Manchester Road)372,000
Leeds C.B.C.A.64: York Road (Foundry Lane-Barwick Road)131,500
Huddersfield C.B.C.Inner Relief Road, Section 6102,500
Huddersfield C.B.C.A.629: Wakefield Road (Ashley Place-Somerset Road)195,000
Wakefield C.B.C.A.61: Barnsley Road (Sparable Lane-Cricket Ground)112,500
Wakefield C.B.C.A.638: Doncaster Road Bridge105,000
Dewsbury C.B.C.A.644: Aldams Road-Wakefield Road114,500
Halifax C.B.C.A.58: New Bank Improvement78,000
Halifax C.B.C.A.629: Lee Bank Improvement85,500
West Riding C.C.A.647: Leeds-Bradford Road (Bradford Boundary to Leeds R.R.)300,000
West Riding C.C.A.639: Leeds-Doncaster Road (Cinder Oven Bridge)151,000
West Riding C.C.A.639/A.642: Improvement of Junction at Oulton170,500
West Riding C.C.A.63: Bradford - Dewsbury Road (Improvement at Littletown)178,000

TYNESIDE CONURBATION
1961–62
Newcastle C.B.C.A.1058: Coast Road662,000
Gateshead C.B.C.West High Street-Durham Road junction to Park Lane roundabout547,500
1962–63
Northumberland C.C.A.1058: Coast Road500,000
Newcastle C.B.C.A.1: Grandstand Road junction221,500
Newcastle C.B.C.A.696: Ponteland Road174,000
South Shields C.B.C.Potential Class II: John Reed Road135,000
Gateshead C.B.C.Potential Class I: East-West Link, 1st Stage150,000