MT 118/340

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Motorway sign and sign/signal gantries: standard design

Date range1968-1974
LocationNational Archives (see all files stored here)
CatalogueSee entry
File baseSeries MT, subseries MT 118


If you're hoping that "standard design" refers to sign faces, move along, and quickly. In the late 1960s the Ministry of Transport was looking for economies of scale in the increasingly frequent installation of overhead gantry signs, and wanted a standard design for the gantry structure.

What you'll find here is an awful lot of design work for that, including some big, big blueprints for them. And that's it.

Links to other files

MT 95/540 Overhead gantry signs: policy (1960-1971)
MT 126/47 Urban motorways: provision of local direct signs; policy (1967-1974)

People with camera copies

None known.