TQ2085 : Wembley: A406 North Circular Road

taken 10 years ago, near to Willesden, Brent, Great Britain

Wembley: A406 North Circular Road
Wembley: A406 North Circular Road
The North Circular Road began life in the 1920s as development spread out through north-west London and it has always been the A406. However in the 1960s the Greater London Council proposed plans to construct a series of high-speed circular and radial motorways throughout London to ease traffic congestion. Under these plans the North Circular Road was designated to become the northern section of a circular route known as Ringway 2, being the second inner of the four proposed Ringways. It was planned that it would eventually be upgraded to a motorway, provisionally designated as the M15. These plans were cancelled in 1973.

This view was taken from the footbridge leading to IKEA and Tesco, with the IKEA store on the right.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 March, 2008
Dual carriageway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 208 851 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.1119N 0:15.5455W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 209 851
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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