SD7700 : East Lancashire Road "Halfords Junction"

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

East Lancashire Road "Halfords Junction"
East Lancashire Road "Halfords Junction"
The Halfords store has stood at the junction of the A580 (East Lancashire Road) and A572 (Worsley Road) for as long as I can remember and is something of a landmark on the route into Manchester via the East Lancs Road.
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 7734 0096 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.2902N 2:20.5866W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7728 0095
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Trunk Road  Road Junction 

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