SO8937 : The M50 approaching junction 1

taken 11 years ago, near to Twyning, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The M50 approaching junction 1
The M50 approaching junction 1
Junction 1 is about one mile to the west of the M50's junction with the M5. Until 1970 when the M5 was extended further south from junction 8 all southbound traffic on the M5 had to follow the M50 to junction 1 and then the A38 to Tewkesbury, Gloucester and beyond. In those days Tewkesbury was a bottle-neck causing holiday traffic to queue back to the M50 every summer Saturday. On the horizon in line with the motorway is May Hill and on the right the southern end of the Malvern Hills.
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SO8937, 61 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 February, 2007
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Category
Road > Motorway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 893 376 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.2343N 2:9.4089W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 895 377
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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