Great Cambridge Road

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th November 1955.

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Photo of Flight Lieut Wavell Wakefield Flight Lieut Wavell Wakefield , St Marylebone 12:00 am, 16th November 1955

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation why the second carriageway recently added to the Great Cambridge Road, between the North Circular Road and Bury Street, was constructed some 2 ft. narrower than the other carriageway, which is 24 ft. wide; and what width it is his intention to construct the second carriageway on this road between Bury Street and Carter Hatch Lane.

Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames

When the scheme for a second carriageway between the North Circular Road and Bury Street was planned, the standard for a two-lane carriageway was 22 ft. As a result of the increase in standards since then, the second carriageway between Bury Street and Carter Hatch Lane will be 24 ft. wide.