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See [[:Category:Ringway 1]].
See [[:Category:Ringway 1]].

==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/ Ringway 2]==
==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/ Ringway 2]==

See [[:Category:Ringway 2]].
;Objector arguing that R2 would only encourage cars
;Objector from Strand-on-the-Green association
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/north.shtml North Circular Road]===
;Route, Hanger Lane - Woodford
:This road was pre-existing
:[[HLG 159/1024]] indicates that the existing North Circular was to be upgraded
;North Circular as Trunk Route
:[[MT 106/151]] indicates that, in 1961, the North Circular was the responsibility of the MoT
;Ministry of Transport proposals, 1961
:[[MT 106/151]] for the report itself
:[[MT 106/152]] for accompanying plans and diagrams
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/east.shtml Eastern Section]===
;Route, Woodford - A13
:[[GLC/TD/PM/CDO/07]] shows new alignment that matches present
;Route, A13 - Thamesmead
;Route, Thamesmead - A2
::[[MT 106/291]] has descriptive outline
;A406 previously terminated at Gants Hill
;Proposed designation M15
:''Roads in England, 1973/74'' for section listed as ''A406 - A13''
:[[SJ 25]] includes reference to M15 through the R2/M11/M12 junction
;1960s preference for tunnel
:[[MT 106/291]] describes a dual four-lane tunnel
;Controversy surrounding Oxleas Wood
;Resurrection of river crossing by Ken Livingstone
:Referenced in ''The Guardian'', 23 January 2002
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/south.shtml Southern Section]===
;Route, A2 - A23
:[[MT 106/291]] has descriptive outline
;Route, A23 - A24
:[[MT 106/291]] has descriptive outline
;Route, A24 - Wandsworth
:[[MT 106/291]] has descriptive outline
;Junctions at Grove Park
:[[HLG 159/959]]
;Double-deck and interchange at Elmer's End
:[[HLG 159/2316]]
;Layout of A21 interchange
:''Lewisham Mercury'', 04/12/1969; "Here's the Secret M-Way Map and all the Details"
;M23 terminal interchange
;GLC proposal to roof over sections
;GLC consider R2 high priority
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway2/west.shtml Western Link]===
;Route, Wandsworth - M4
:[[MT 106/291]] has descriptive outline
;Route, M4 - A40
:[[MT 106/151]]
;Lack of connection between motorway and relief roads in Wandsworth
:[[MT 118/379]] has plans of the local road network improvements with the motorway's location indicated, and does not show any connection to the motorway.
;Artist's impression of motorway at Barnes Bridge
:Uncredited press cutting at [[Richmond Local History Service]]. From the context it is likely to be from the ''Richmond Herald'', 1966.
;Four-level stack with A316
:[[HLG 159/2274]]
;Chiswick triangle, noise and demolition
:[[HLG 159/936]]
:[[HLG 159/2274]]
:[[HLG 159/2342]]
;Chiswick Flyover interchange
:[[HLG 159/2274]]
;Barnes Motorway Action Group
;West London Assessment Study
:West London Assessment Study, Stage II. Viewed at Richmond Archives. Detailed page to follow.  

==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/ Ringway 3]==
==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/ Ringway 3]==

See [[:Category:Ringway 3]].
;Abercrombie's D-Ring as precursor
:[[MT 106/413]] includes written confirmation that several sections used D-Ring protected lines
:[[MT 95/85]] includes plans of the D-ring at locations that match known routings of Ringway 3
;GLC discussing only three ring roads
;Ringway 3 as route for long-distance traffic
:[[MT 106/413]], related to 'D-Ring' being constructed entirely as motorway in 1966
;Ministry plan for Outer Orbital motorway M45
:[[MT 112/67]]
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/north.shtml Northern Section]===
;Route, M1 - Bignell's Corner
:''This line is a best-guess and no source documents whatsoever have been found for an official line between Bushey and Bignell's Corner.  However, there are some Geographia maps with a potential route on them.''
::''M31 Consultants' Report'' has outline of route, although it does not quite reach Bignell's Corner
;Route, Bignell's Corner - Potter's Bar
:As built before 1973
;Route, Potter's Bar - A12
:As planned before 1973
;Unbuilt junction at A11
:[[T 319/2655]] includes plans of this
;Use of M16 designation before opening
:[[T 319/2655]] has plans of "M16 motorway" between A10 and M11, which match precisely what is now M25
;Use of temporary A1178 number
;Incorporated into full-circle M25
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/east.shtml Eastern Section]===
;Route, A12 - A20
:[[AT 56/98]] confirms that what is now M25 between M11 and Dartford was programmed as Ringway 3/M16
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/south.shtml Southern Section]===
;Route, A20 - Addington
:[[MT 120/169]] has outline route
;Route, Addington - Thames
:[[MT 120/169]] includes outline route
;Alternative route, Addington - Chessington
;Consultants still investigating routes in 1971
:[[MT 120/272]] indicates possible routes between M4 and A20 under investigation, in memo dated September 1971
;Newspaper report concerning "final route"
:[[HLG 159/1318]] indicates a plan was published in ''Sutton and Cheam Advertiser'', 23/07/1970, but so far we have been unable to track down that particular edition of this newspaper
;No final route ever selected
:[[MT 120/272]] and [[HLG 159/321]] both suggest the route was with consultants in 1971, and the final report of their findings was not due
;Engineering standards
:[[MT 120/272]] indicates urban dual-4 alignment changes to rural dual-3 at a grid line on the plans in the absence of detailed study on where the change should occur
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway3/west.shtml Western Section]===
;Route, Thames - M3
;Route, M3 - M4 - Yeading
;Route, options at Yeading
;Route, MoT option Yeading - South Oxhey
:Check (same as GLC route)
;Route, GLC option Yeading - South Oxhey
:Check (same as MoT route)
:[[MT 106/291]] for 1964 route through Stanmore and Harrow to M1 junction 3
;Ministry line v GLC line
:Settled in favour of Ministry line before GDLP inquiry, ''The Times, 13-03-71''
:[[HLG 159/321]] has report comparing the two options
;R3 connecting to M3 junction 1
;R3 connecting to M3 at new junction at Upper Halliford (inc. reserved land and property dispute)
:[[MT 120/169]]
;Cost comparison of Ministry and GLC route options
:[[HLG 159/321]], including GLC argument that their line was "more accessible"
;Previous plans for D-Ring and to link M1 and Heathrow by dual carriageway
:[[MT 106/291]]
;Memo indicating urban or rural motorway standard
:[[MT 106/413]]
;File suggesting route number M16 between A4020 and M1
:[[MT 106/118]]
:''[http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answers/1972/nov/07/road-programme#S5CV0845P0-04286 Hansard, 07-11-72]''
;Ringway 3 still at least partially in roads programme in 1977
:''[http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answers/1977/apr/05/road-schemes Hansard, 05-04-77]''

==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/ Ringway 4]==
==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/ Ringway 4]==

;Abercrombie plan for outer parkways
See [[:Category:Ringway 4]].
:[[Greater London Plan (1944)]]
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/north.shtml North Orbital Road]===
;Route, Navestock - M11
:[[MT 120/169]] has outline maps
;Route, M11 - Hatfield
:[[MT 120/169]] has outline maps
;Route, Hatfield Bypass
;Route, Hatfield - Watford
:[[MT 120/169]] has text description
;Proposed as all-purpose road
:[[MT 120/169]] implies very strongly
;A1170 Dinant Link Road as R4
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/west.shtml Western Section]===
;Route, Hunton Bridge - Maple Cross
:''M31 Consultants' Report'' has outline of route
;Route, Maple Cross - Staines
:''M31 Consultants' Report'' has outline of route
;Route, Staines - River Thames
:''M31 Consultants' Report'' has outline of route
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/south.shtml Southern Section]===
;Route, River Thames - A3
:Shown in ''M31 Consultants' Report''
;Route, A3 - M23
;Route, M23 - M20
;Link south-west of M25/M3 interchange
:May be part of non-preferred M31 Red Route.  Dotted line shown in ''M31 Consultants' Report''
;Stacked roundabout interchange at A21
:[[MT 121/57]] has full diagrams, including proposed MSA.
===[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/ringway4/denham.shtml Denham Spur]===
;Route, Denham - Ruislip Common
:[[GLC/TD/C/P/02]] indicates line as planned in 1965
;Oversize bridges at Denham built without authority
:[[Denham Spur emails]]

==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/northern/ Northern Radials]==
==[http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/ringways/northern/ Northern Radials]==

Latest revision as of 19:19, 10 March 2011

This is an experiment into how references might be collated and published for the Ringways articles. The references will not be placed on the pages themselves, to avoid it becoming too academic and even less readable, but instead will be collated here, with each key point in the text married up with its source.


Early plans

New Road opened ca. 1756
Royal Commission on London Traffic
SJ 16
Rees Jeffreys' ring road proposal
SJ 16 has outline only

Traffic Board for London
SJ 16
Arterial Routes built by 1930s
Highway Development Survey 1937
SJ 16 has outline

Wartime plans

The County of London Plan, 1943
See County of London Plan (1943)

The Greater London Plan, 1944
See Greater London Plan (1944)

Post-war and beyond

Proposal to reverse roles of A and B rings
MT 95/86 discusses little else
Land for road construction not protected
M1 to terminate near Marble Arch
MT 112/67 & SJ 15
Motorway Box replaces A- and B-rings
Eastern side was pre-existing road proposal
LCC plans and omission of Motorway Box
West Cross Route planning status in 1962
West Cross Route: Interim Report on Stage I (1962) - document is dated April 1962

GLC purpose included planning of road network
Consultants brought in to assist GLC with planning
Letter from GLC to MoT (London Highways Division), 3 September 1968, held at MT 106/299
GLC unhappy with use of Abercrombie terminology
GLC's overall plan and timescale
HLG 159/572 has full timescale, and costs the scheme at £1.7bn
Evening Standard report with incorrect cost and rehousing numbers
Evening Standard 26/05/66, "That motorway box 'could cost £3000m'"
Camden suggesting higher capacity on North Cross Route


Correspondence between Ministry and GLC
T 319/1842 has memos in 1969 asking about "killing the whole project"
Estimate of cost at 1970
T 319/1842 has the GLC estimating £1,700m
GLDP as biggest inquiry in British history
Protest groups set up in South West London
The Borough News 16/10/70; p. 16 "Putney Motorway Action Group formed"
Further items to be added to this list.
Grove Park Group's analysis and report
Coalition of South London councils
Clapham Observer 11/02/72; "Councils combine to fight M-way 'madness'"
Barnes Motorway Action Group newspaper spread
Putney and Roehampton Herald 02/07/70 (held at Wandsworth Local History Service)
Layfield Report decision on Ringway 1
HLG 159/626 has the full decision on transport

DoE memo to Treasury recommending Layfield's proposals
T 319/2655
Government policy on Motorway Box
T 319/2655
Leaks in Sunday Times and Private Eye
T 319/2655 has details - specific editions are:
Sunday Times 11/02/1973; "The Motor Car Wins its Biggest Victory"
Sunday Times 18/02/1973; "Full Cabinet approves London's Motorway Box"
Private Eye 23/02/1973
Treasury memo puts Ringway 1 "out of the question"
T 319/2655 includes memo dated 20/02/1973 from Diana Seammen to Mr Howard, stating "the Inner Motorway Box will never be implemented"
MoT merges R3 and R4 to form M25
GLC cancels R2 plans in favour of M25
A102(M), A40(M), M41 open to traffic by 1973
Motorways within Greater London downgraded

Ringway 1

See Category:Ringway 1.

Ringway 2

See Category:Ringway 2.

Ringway 3

See Category:Ringway 3.

Ringway 4

See Category:Ringway 4.

Northern Radials

See Category:Radials North.

Western Radials

See Category:Radials West.

Southern Radials

See Category:Radials South.