SD7700 : East Lancashire Road (A580), Swinton

taken 7 years ago, near to Swinton, Salford, Great Britain

East Lancashire Road (A580), Swinton
East Lancashire Road (A580), Swinton
Looking towards Salford and Manchester from SD7700 : Footbridge over East Lancashire Road (A580).
The East Lancashire Road (A580)
The A580 (officially the Liverpool-East Lancashire Road) links Walton in Liverpool to Salford. It was the United Kingdom's first purpose-built intercity highway (Archive LinkExternal link Historic Highways (archived)) being officially opened by King George V on 18 July 1934. The road is known colloquially as the "East Lancs Road".
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SD7700, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Route (from Tags)
East Lancashire Road  East Lancs Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 777 007 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.1834N 2:20.2240W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 776 007
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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