The A52 is a major road in the East Midlands, England. The East Midlands is one of the Regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland It runs east from the junction with the A53 at Newcastle-under-Lyme near Stoke-on-Trent via Ashbourne, Derby, Stapleford, Nottingham, West Bridgford Bingham, Grantham, Boston and Skegness before terminating on the east Lincolnshire coast at Mablethorpe. The A53 is a Primary route in northern England, that runs from Buxton in Derbyshire to Shrewsbury in Shropshire. Newcastle-under-Lyme, known simply as "castle" to many local people is a Market town in Staffordshire, England, and is the principal Stoke-on-Trent ( often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city in Staffordshire, England which forms a linear Conurbation almost 12 miles (19 Ashbourne is a small picturesque market Town in the Derbyshire Dales, England. Derby (pronounced "dar-bee" /dˈɑːbɪ/ is a city in the East Midlands of England. Stapleford is a town in the County of Nottinghamshire, England some 6 miles (10km west of the centre of Nottingham. Nottingham ( is a city in the Ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire, England. West Bridgford is a town in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. Bingham may refer to In people: Bingham (surname On the moon: Bingham (crater, a lunar crater Grantham is a Market town within the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Boston ( is a town and small Port in Lincolnshire, on the east coast of England. Skegness is a seaside town and Civil parish within the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. Mablethorpe is a small seaside town in East Lindsey on the coast of Lincolnshire, England. In total, it is approximately 147 miles long.
The stretch between Derby and Nottingham is now also known as Brian Clough Way in honour of the late Derby County and Nottingham Forest manager. Brian Howard Clough, OBE ( 21 March, 1935 – 20 September, 2004) was a successful footballer and subsequently football Derby County Football Club is a professional football club based at Pride Park Stadium in Derby England. Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham
The road used to start at Nantwich in Cheshire, but was renumbered to become the A500. Nantwich is a market town in south Cheshire, England, in the Borough and parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich. Cheshire (or archaically the County of Chester) is a county in North West England. D road can also apply as a road designation under the Great Britain road numbering scheme The A500 is a major primary A road
The road starts as Ryecroft from the roundabout with the A34 and B5367. The A34 is a major road in England. It runs from the A6042 in Salford to Winchester in Hampshire. It is dual carriageway until the next roundabout, forming part of the Newcastle ring road, with the A527 and A53. It passes the leisure centre on the right, then veers right at a junction with the B5045 (which continues on the main road), where it enters the borough of Stoke-on-Trent. Stoke-on-Trent ( often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city in Staffordshire, England which forms a linear Conurbation almost 12 miles (19 As Hartshill Road, it passes the University Hospital of North Staffordshire and enters the town of Stoke-upon-Trent. The University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UHNS is a major teaching & research hospital in Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, England, near Stoke, or to give it its full name Stoke-upon-Trent is a component town of the city of City of Stoke-on-Trent, in the ceremonial county of Staffordshire It takes two possible routes around the town centre, meeting the A500 D Road. D road can also apply as a road designation under the Great Britain road numbering scheme The A500 is a major primary A road It goes under the West Coast Main Line near Stoke-on-Trent railway station and becomes Leek Road, passing one campus (Leek Road) of Staffordshire University. The West Coast Main Line (WCML is a busy mixed-traffic railway route in the United Kingdom. Stoke-on-Trent railway station is a main-line railway station in central England. Staffordshire University is a University with its main Campus based in the City of Stoke-on-Trent, and with other campuses in Stafford It meets the A50 at a roundabout near Hanley. The A50 is a major Trunk road in England. It runs from Warrington to Leicester; however it used to be a much longer route It meets the A5008 and A5009 (for Leek) at crossroads, where it turns right. Leek is a Market town in the county of Staffordshire, England, on the River Churnet. There is a junction with the A5272 (for Berry Hill). As Werrington Road in Bucknall it passes the Mitchell High School and enters Staffordshire and the borough of the Staffordshire Moorlands. Bucknall is a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent in the county of Staffordshire. Mitchell High School is a Comprehensive school located in Bucknall, Stoke on Trent, England. Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. Education The Staffordshire Moorlands ranks highly at GCSE level compared to many other districts in Staffordshire. It passes through Ash Bank and Staffordshire, then meets the A520 (for Leek) at crossroads , then overlaps the A522 (for Cheadle). Cheadle is a small Market town near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, with a population of 12158 according to the 2001 census It passes through Kingsley, and meets the A521 and B5053 (for Ipstones). Kingsley is a small village in the Staffordshire moorlands near Stoke on Trent. Ipstones is a village and Civil parish in north of the English county of Staffordshire. It passes through Whiston and meets the B5417 (for Oakamoor). Oakamoor is a small village in north Staffordshire, England. Although it is now in a predominately rural area it has an industrial past which drew on the It meets the A523 (for Leek) and passes through Swinscoe, then briefly enters East Staffordshire.
The road enters Derbyshire and the Derbyshire Dales district where it crosses the River Dove over the Hanging Bridge near the junction with the B5032 at Mayfield close to the Queens Arms Hotel. History The area that is now Derbyshire was first visited probably briefly by humans 200000 years ago during the Aveley Interglacial as evidenced by a Middle Derbyshire Dales is a local government district in Derbyshire, England. The River Dove is the principal river of the south-western Peak District, in the East Midlands of England and is around 65 km / 40 The £3m 1. 5 mile Ashbourne Relief Road opened in October 1994. There is a roundabout for the exit to Ashbourne and one with the A515. The road climbs up the side of the Dove Valley, and there is a central overtaking/crawler lane. Climbing lanes are Lanes typically used on Interstate highways They allow slower travel for large vehicles such as semis, up a steep grade. The roundabout with the eastern exit to Ashbourne is near an old airfield which is now an industrial estate. The area around the next section of road to Derby has links with Bonnie Prince Charlie. For the US politician see Charles E Stuart For "Betty Burke" see The 'Forty-Five' below It passes through Brailsford and at Kirk Langley, there is a junction with the B5020 for Mickleover. Brailsford ( is a small red brick village in Derbyshire on the A52 midway between Derby and Ashbourne. Kirk Langley is a village in Derbyshire. The village is four miles north of Derby and two miles south east of Brailsford on the A52 road Mickleover is located two miles (3 km west of the city centre and is the most westerly Village of the City of Derby in the United Kingdom. It passes Mackworth with part of the Mackworth Estate to the south and Markeaton Park. Mackworth is a village and Civil parish in the borough of Amber Valley, in Derbyshire, England. Mackworth Estate is a large council estate situated to the north-west of Derby near to Markeaton Park and the suburb of Mickleover and also the village Entering Derby as Ashbourne Road, it meets the busy A38 at a roundabout, and Esso Mackworth Service Station. The A38 is a major Trunk road in England. Though formally known as the Exeter - Leeds Trunk Road it actually runs from Bodmin in Cornwall Esso (SO is an international trade name for ExxonMobil and its related companies It passes the Shell Friargate garage on the left. Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins From here to the dual-carriageway is a popular pub crawl, with many student residences close by for the University of Derby, such as St Christopher's Court. A pub crawl (sometimes called a bar tour, bar crawl or bar-hopping) is the act of one or more people drinking in multiple The University of Derby is a University in the city of Derby, England. Close by to the north is the new Markeaton campus of the university. The road splits into east and west sections, passing St John the Evangelist church on the left, with the easterly section being Agard Street and the westerly section being Friargate. From the traffic lights at the eastern end of both, the road becomes Ford Street, passing the Friargate Studios.
It overlaps the A601 Derby Inner Ring Road, which is called St Alkmunds Way and was opened on July 30 1972. From the Radio Derby building (to the west of the city centre) to Nottingham, it is dual-carriageway. It crosses the River Derwent, the A601 leaves to the south, and it passes under the Midland Main Line as Eastgate. For other rivers called Derwent see River Derwent. The Derwent is a River in the County of Derbyshire The Midland Main Line is a major railway line in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. There is the Pentagon Island Grade Separated Junction (GSJ) with the A61 near Chaddesden and the Texaco Pentagon Service Station. Grade separation is the process of aligning a junction of two or more transport axes at different heights ( The A61 is a major Trunk road in England. It runs from Derby to Thirsk in North Yorkshire. Chaddesden, also known locally as Chad, is a large suburb of Derby, United Kingdom, formerly known as Cedesdene and local residents are known as Texaco is the name of an American oil retail brand Its flagship product is its fuel "Texaco with Techron" The westbound-direction is not grade-separated and meets the roundabout, thus causing many severe queues at rush-hour. Westbound traffic would be better choosing another route from 8 - 9am. It passes a large Costco, and the next junction is a GSJ for the Wyvern Retail Park, and passes a KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Sainsbury's. Costco Wholesale Corporation ( is the largest membership Warehouse club chain in the world based on sales volume headquartered in Issaquah Washington, Kentucky Fried Chicken, usually known as KFC, is a chain of Fast food restaurants based in Louisville Kentucky. J Sainsbury plc ( is the parent company of Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd commonly known as Sainsbury's (also Sainsbury and JS) the third largest Near Spondon, there is a large GSJ with the A5111 Derby outer ring road (Raynesway - home of Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations), also near a large Asda. Mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, up until the modern era Spondon was a Village separate from the City of Derby. List of A roads beginning with 5 in Great Britain starting north/east of the A5, west of the A6, south of the Solway Firth / Eden Estuary Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Ltd, a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc, operates three nuclear licensed sites two of which are at Raynesway in Derby, UK Asda is a United Kingdom Supermarket chain which retails food clothing and general merchandise The £4. 4m half-mile Borrowash Bypass Extension opened in May 1980.
Further east, it is the main east-west route from Derby to Nottingham, connecting the two towns via the busy junction 25 of the M1 at Sandiacre, passing the Shell Ockbrook garage on the left near Ockbrook. The M1 is a major south – north Motorway in England primarily connecting London to Leeds, where Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins Ockbrook is an ancient village in Derbyshire, England. It is situated just north of the A52 a few miles east of Derby. The Borrowash Bypass opened in 1957, although the bridge at Ockbrook opened in 1969. It crosses the Nottingham section of the Midland Main Line, and the River Erewash and Erewash Canal, entering Nottinghamshire and the borough of Broxtowe. The Midland Main Line is a major railway line in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. The River Erewash is a River in England that flows roughly southwards through Derbyshire, close to its eastern border with Nottinghamshire. The Erewash Canal is a broad canal in Derbyshire, England. It runs just under 12 miles (19 km and has 14 locks. Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire Broxtowe is a local government district with Borough status in Nottinghamshire, England, west of the city of Nottingham.
Bardill's Island roundabout, which has been improved, is with Toton Lane (B6003) which is for Stapleford and is near the George Spencer Foundation School and a garden centre. Toton is a small town in Nottinghamshire, located Southwest of Nottingham. It passes through Bramcote at the roundabout with the A6007 next to Bramcote leisure centre and becomes a three-lane dual carriageway, however the left lane is a bus lane. Bramcote is a settlement in the Broxtowe district of Nottinghamshire, about five miles south-west of Nottingham. There is a right-turn at traffic lights for Wollaton Road (B6006) for Beeston near the Nurseryman pub. Beeston is a town in Nottinghamshire, England. It is southwest of Nottingham City Centre
It enters the City of Nottingham at the A6464 roundabout (Woodside Road leading to the A6005) with the Shell Priory garage on the right, and the Wollaton Park Toby Carvery pub on the left on Wollaton Vale road. Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins To the left is Wollaton Park. The junction at the Queen's Medical Centre with the A6514 Middleton Boulevard was originally a roundabout, but became a GSJ, costing £3. The Queen's Medical Centre (popularly known as QMC or Queen's Med situated in Nottingham, England, is the largest Hospital in the United Kingdom 7m in late 1983. Nearby to the south is the University of Nottingham. The University of Nottingham is a Public, Co-educational institution of Higher learning in the city of Nottingham, England. The former route through Nottingham is now the A6200, and followed Maid Marian Way, then past the train station on Carrington Street, and through The Meadows to a point near the A60/A6011 junction, over Trent Bridge and along the current A6520 Radcliffe Road. Trent Bridge is a Test, One-day international and County Cricket ground located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, South of here it follows the former A614 as Clifton Boulevard. The A614 is a main road in England running through the counties of Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. There is a junction for Abbey Street (A6005 - former A453) which was originally a much smaller temporary flyover, but was improved in June 1990 at a cost of £5. 5m, which is where the former A614 terminated. It crosses the Beeston Canal and Nottingham - Derby/Loughborough railway line and follows the Clifton Boulevard around the south of Nottingham. Loughborough (pronounced locally as either /lɘfbɘɹɘ/ "LUFF-burra" /lɘf It overlaps the A453, then the A453 exits for the M1 and Clifton near the Texaco Silverdale Service Station. The M1 is a major south – north Motorway in England primarily connecting London to Leeds, where Clifton is a council estate and village in of the city of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Texaco is the name of an American oil retail brand Its flagship product is its fuel "Texaco with Techron" One of the bridges over the Trent at Clifton Bridge includes a section of the former B680 (which became the A453). The River Trent is one of the major rivers of England. Its source is in Staffordshire between Biddulph and Biddulph Moor. It enters the borough of Rushcliffe and meets the A60 (for Ruddington), then the A606 at busy roundabouts. Rushcliffe is a local government district with Borough status in Nottinghamshire, England. The A60 is a road linking Loughborough in Leicestershire, England, with Doncaster in South Yorkshire, via Nottingham. Ruddington is an English village (twinned with Grenay France) situated five miles South of Nottingham in the Borough of Rushcliffe This £6m two mile section from Gamston to Lings Bar opened in September 1981 as Gamston Lings Bar Road. It passes close to Tollerton Airfield and a large Morrisons (former Safeway), and crosses the Grantham Canal meeting the former route at a busy roundabout. Tollerton is a Village situated in Rushcliffe just to the south of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC ( is the fourth largest chain of Supermarkets in the United Kingdom. Grantham Canal is a Canal that runs 33 miles (53 km from Grantham through 18 locks to West Bridgford where it joins the River Trent. It will become a dual carriageway in 2011. The section from the QMC to the A606 Wheatcroft Island roundabout used to be the A614 until the Gamston section was opened. The former route of the A52 into Nottingham is now the A6200 and A6011.
Heading east as Radcliffe Road, the road is dual-carriageway until Radcliffe on Trent as Grantham Road. Radcliffe on Trent is a large village and Civil parish in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire Location It has a population of There is the BP Pierrepont Filling Station next to a Little Chef just before the turn-off for Radcliffe on Trent. BP plc, previously known as British Petroleum, is the third largest global Energy company, a multinational oil company (" Oil major Little Chef is a chain of 180 roadside restaurants in the United Kingdom, founded in 1958 and owned by the UK private equity group RCapital typically This stretch has SPECS cameras along it. Automatic number plate recognition ( ANPR; see also other names below is a Mass surveillance method that uses Optical character recognition on Close by is the Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre. The National Watersports Centre Holme Pierrepont is located in the hamlet of Holme Pierrepont near Nottingham, England and on the River Trent The road goes past Upper Saxondale, then meets the A46 at a large roundabout, which has the Shell Saxondale garage. Upper Saxondale is a residential area situated mainly in the parish of Radcliffe on Trent, in the Nottinghamshire borough of Rushcliffe. The A46 is a Trunk road in England. It largely follows the course of the Roman Fosse Way, from Lincoln to south Devon. Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins The road runs parallel for many miles with the Nottingham-Grantham railway. The road heads east through the Saxondale roundabout and past Bingham on the £2. Bingham is a prosperous Market town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England. 6m two mile Bingham bypass opened in December 1986. Bingham is a prosperous Market town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England. The road passes the JET Kings Service Station on the left. Jet is the Filling station brand of ConocoPhillips, used in Europe. There is a left turn for Scarrington, then it passes a prison at Whatton, near to where it crosses the River Smite. It passes the Vale of Belvoir hotel, and after Elton where it passes the Manor Arms, it enters Leicestershire, the district of Melton, and the Vale of Belvoir at the start of the Bottesford bypass, which opened in February 1989 with an extremely wide concrete £3m three mile two-way road. Leicestershire (ˈlɛstəʃə(r or ˈlɛstəʃɪə(r abbreviation Leics Melton is a local government district with Borough status in north-eastern Leicestershire, England. The Vale of Belvoir ( IPA /ˈbivɚ/ an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB is on the borders of Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire Bottesford is a village and Civil parish within the Melton district of Leicestershire, England. It passes by Muston and enters Lincolnshire and South Kesteven at the crossing of Sewstern Lane (Viking Way) next to the Muston Gap, passing through Sedgebrook. Muston is a village and Civil parish, in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. South Kesteven is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England, forming part of the traditional Kesteven division of the county The Viking Way is a Long distance footpath in England running between the Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire and Oakham Sedgebrook is located four miles west of Grantham in southern Lincolnshire in the district of South Kesteven, very close to the border with Leicestershire Belvoir Castle can be seen in the distance. Belvoir Castle (pronounced Beaver) is a Stately home in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the Vale of Belvoir ( The road climbs the steep Mill Hill near Barrowby, crosses the A1 and becomes Barrowby Road. Barrowby is a large Village lying just to the west of Grantham, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, separated The section of road from Radcliffe on Trent to Grantham was planned to become a dual-carriageway in the 1990s, but there are no plans at present.
It meets a roundabout with Barrowby Gate, next to the Muddle Go Nowhere, passing through Green Hill. At the bottom of Barrowby Road is a low-height railway bridge, which in 2005 was the most hit railway bridge in the UK. Only until recently was this busy trunk road part of the High Street in Grantham; now it is diverted alongside the East Coast Main Line on Sankt Augustin Way, which is also the A607. The East Coast Main Line ( ECML) is the electrified high-speed railway link between London and Edinburgh connecting Yorkshire, North East The A607 is an A road in England that starts in Leicester and heads northeastwards through Leicestershire and Lincolnshire, terminating At the start of Sankt Augustin Way, the road passes an Asda on the left. Asda is a United Kingdom Supermarket chain which retails food clothing and general merchandise It meets Dysart Road at traffic lights and turns left at a one way system onto Wharf Road, passing a large Morrisons store and Churchills pub, then turning right at traffic lights onto London Road, passing Sainsburys and the Reindeer Inn. Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC ( is the fourth largest chain of Supermarkets in the United Kingdom. J Sainsbury plc ( is the parent company of Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd commonly known as Sainsbury's (also Sainsbury and JS) the third largest The most sensible route around Grantham is to follow the A1 from Barrowby and take the A607 exit into Grantham, although there is a low bridge (13') on Springfield Road (another part of the A607), which was the UK's most hit bridge in 2006. Barrowby is a large Village lying just to the west of Grantham, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, separated There have been plans for an A52 bypass south of Grantham, which have many cycle-riding objectors. South of the town, it meets the B1174 at traffic lights near the Spotted Cow, with the Total St Leonards Service Station on the left and Pizza Hut and McDonalds on the right. Total SA () is an oil company headquartered in Paris, France, and one of the six " Supermajor " oil companies in the world
From Grantham, which was the A52's original eastern end, the road continues as Bridge End Road passing the White Lion, then Somerby Hill eastwards, passing the Shell Somerby Hill Service Station on the left, rising up the valley of the River Witham to reach the ancient Ermine Street roman road at the B6403/B1176 roundabout, which it follows for about a half mile. Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins The River Witham is a River, almost entirely in county of Lincolnshire, in the east of England. Ermine Street should not be confused with Ermin Street, the road from Silchester to Gloucester. The Roman Roads were essential for the growth of the Roman Empire, by enabling the Romans to move armies and trade goods and to communicate news Ermine Street continues as the B6403 northwards at Cold Harbour. Traffic for Skegness may want to take the A153 instead (via the Sleaford bypass), as from Boston - Wainfleet, the traffic slows down. Sleaford is a town within the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It follows High Dike, and there is a left turn for Welby and a right turn for Ropsley. Welby is a hamlet just east of Ermine Street, and north-east of Grantham, Lincolnshire in the east of England. Ropsley is a Village about 8 km east of Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. There is a crossroads with the left for Oasby. Oasby is a small hamlet that is in a group of hamlets which includes Oasby Kelby, Aisby, Culverthorpe, and Heydour. There is a right turn for Braceby, then just before a right turn for Haceby, the road enters North Kesteven. Braceby is a small hamlet in Lincolnshire, England, lying south of the A52 and west of the A15, south west of Sleaford. North Kesteven is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England. There are turnings for Dembleby and Newton and passes through Scott Willoughby. Newton is a historic hamlet that dates back as a settlement to Roman times and before It meets the A15 at the Threekingham Bar roundabout near Osbournby becoming Holland Road, and passes through Threekingham and crosses Mareham Lane (a Roman road), with the Holland Road Service Station on the right, where it re-enters South Kesteven. Osbournby is a small village and Civil parish in the English county of Lincolnshire located five miles south of Sleaford on the A15 road Threekingham (sometimes Threckingham) is a village in mid- Lincolnshire, on the A52 Grantham to Boston road near Sleaford From here to the South-Forty Foot Drain (about five miles), the road lies on the border of the districts of North Kesteven and South Kesteven. There are crossroads with the B1394 (for Swaton and Horbling), and the road meets the B1177 from nearby Billingborough at Bridge End, becoming Bridge End Causeway. Swaton is a hamlet and Civil parish in North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England, off the A52 road on the B1394 Horbling is a village which is situated a half mile north of Billingborough, Lincolnshire in South Kesteven on the B1777 Billingborough is a village and Civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, about ten miles north of Bourne At Donington High Bridge, it enters the district of South Holland next to the Sloop Inn. South Holland is a local government district of Lincolnshire. It passes over the Sleaford-Spalding railway and at Donington there is a roundabout with the A152 (the former name of the A52 east of Grantham). Donington is a village lying eight miles north of the market town of Spalding Lincolnshire, on the A152 and bypassed by the A52. It follows a bypass to the north becoming Bicker Road and there is a left turn for Northorpe. It enters the borough of Boston just before the bypass to the south of Bicker where it meets the B1181 and becomes Donington Road. Boston is a local government district with Borough status in Lincolnshire, England. Bicker is a village in Lincolnshire, England. It is around nine miles west-south-west of Boston, on the A52. It passes the Texaco Bicker Bar Service Station on the left at the roundabout with the A17. Texaco is the name of an American oil retail brand Its flagship product is its fuel "Texaco with Techron" The A17 road is a road linking Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire, England, to King's Lynn in Norfolk. It meets a roundabout for Swineshead and passes through Drayton, meets the B1391 as Abbey Lane, then Drayton Road. Swineshead is a village in Lincolnshire, England, around 7 miles west of Boston. At Baythorpe it becomes Boston Road and the B1192 joins to the left at Kirton Holme. Baythorpe is a village in Lincolnshire, England At the Poachers Hotel it becomes Swineshead Road. There are crossroads again with the B1192 (for Hubbert's Bridge to the left) at the Four Crossroads Inn at Baker's Bridge. Near Boston, you won't find a straighter or flatter road, as the road follows the New Hammond Beck. It passes Wyberton Fen and meets a roundabout with a Tesco superstore and B&Q on the left at Chain Bridge. Tesco plc is a British -based international grocery and general merchandising retail chain B&Q is a British Retailer of DIY and Home improvement tools and supplies The Hammer & Pincers pub is on the left just before a roundabout, where the main route follows to the left, and the straight-on direction is for Wyberton. Wyberton is a village in Lincolnshire, England. It is just south-west of Boston, and runs into it along the B1397 (former A16 - London Road) The Alban Retail Park is on the right before it crosses the South Forty Foot Drain and railway at a level crossing, then meets the A1121 from the left at a mini-roundabout close to a Peugeot, Citroën and BMW (Taylors) garage. The South Forty-foot Drain is the main channel for the land-drainage of the Black Sluice Level in the Lincolnshire Fens. For the article about the bicycle manufacturer see Cycles Peugeot. Citroën (pronounced See-Troh-Enn is a French Automobile manufacturer, founded in 1919 by André Citroën. ( BMW) (Bavarian Motor Works is an independent German automobile manufacturer founded in 1916 It enters Boston as Sleaford Road along a long straight avenue of trees, passing the Shell Boston garage on the right. Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known simply as Shell, is a multinational oil company of Dutch and British origins There are crossroads for Brothertoft Road (A1137), which can be used to avoid the busy town centre, then a mini-roundabout with Carlton Road becoming Queen Street. There are crossroads, with Asda to the left, just before a level crossing with the railway near the train station. Asda is a United Kingdom Supermarket chain which retails food clothing and general merchandise The term level crossing (also called a railroad crossing, road through railroad, railway crossing, train crossing or grade crossing Route The towns and villages served by the route are listed below Grantham Ancaster Rauceby Boston railway station serves the town of Boston in Lincolnshire. There is a mini-roundabout with West Street to the left near The Eagle pub and it becomes Liquorpond Street. There is a retail park with a McDonalds on the right. There are some crossroads with King Street, then Marriots Mazda garage on the left before a traffic-light controlled roundabout with the A16 Spalding Road (which it overlaps through Boston). ( is a Japanese automotive manufacturer based in Hiroshima, Japan. Some residents want a bypass. An alternative for cars could be to take the B1192/B1184 through Hubbert's Bridge and Sibsey, rejoining at Old Leake.
In Boston, it follows the inner relief road, where it becomes John Adams Way, which crosses the River Witham (where it is tidal), passing the Esso John Adams Way Service Station on the right, close to two speed cameras in either direction and overshadowed by the floodlights of Boston United. Characteristics A tide is a repeated cycle of sea level changes in the following stages Over several hours the water rises or advances up a beach in the flood Esso (SO is an international trade name for ExxonMobil and its related companies Boston United Football Club are a football club based in Boston, Lincolnshire, England. There are traffic lights at a roundabout with the A1137/B1183 (for Horncastle), where the inner-relief road ends near the Red Cow Hotel. Horncastle is a Market town of some 6090 residents in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Boston Shopping Park is on the left, and the road becomes Spilsby Road where it crosses the Maud Foster Drain at Bargate Bridge near Maud Foster Windmill. Maud Foster Windmill is a seven-storeyed and five-patentsailed windmill located on the Maud Foster Drain (16 Willoughby Rd It passes Holy Trinity church on the left, and the Mill Inn which is close to Boston High School. Boston High School, also known as Boston High School for Girls, is an all-female selective state secondary school for ages 11-18 in the north of Boston in The road has a roundabout with the A16 and becomes Wainfleet Road. At the Burton Corner roundabout, Skegness is signposted in the direction of the A16. It passes the Burton House on the right, then passes the Ball House Inn at Willoughby Hills. It crosses the Hobhole Drain at Haltoft End where it passes the Freiston Centre for Environmental Education and the Castle Inn. There are right turns for Butterwick and it goes through Benington becoming Main Road where it passes All Saints church and the Admiral Nelson, then Leverton where it passes St Helena's church. Butterwick is a village in Lincolnshire, England, about 3 miles north-east of Boston town centre Benington is a village in Lincolnshire, about six miles east of Boston, on the A52 road. Leverton is a village in Lincolnshire, England, around east-north-east of Boston, on the A52 road. Near to Leverton Highgate is the Traveller's Rest cafe, and Three Horseshoes. At Old Leake, it meets the B1184 near the The Giles School and passes the Bricklayer's Arms and passes near to the Angel Inn in Wrangle, then the primary school towards Wrangle Lowgate. Old Leake is a village in Lincolnshire, England, around eight miles north-east of Boston, on the A52 road between Leverton and Wrangle is a village in Lincolnshire, England, around 9 miles north-east of Boston.
The section between Boston and Skegness has had straighter sections since the late 1990s. Just before a bend to the right where it becomes Holland Lane then Main Road, it enters the district of East Lindsey. East Lindsey is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England. There are left turns for Friskney. Friskney is a village located in eastern Lincolnshire near Boston. It passes near to Wainfleet St Mary (near the home of Batemans Brewery) which is now bypassed, and meets the B1195, then crosses the Steeping River and over a level crossing. Batemans Brewery is a British brewer of Beer and Ales based at Salem Bridge Brewery in Wainfleet Lincolnshire. There is a left turn for Croft and it passes the Pine Trees Leisure Park. Entering Skegness as Wainfleet Road, it passes Skegness Retail Park with a Pizza Hut and Skegness Hospital. It meets the B1451 roundabout in the centre of Skegness near a Morrisons (fomer Safeway) superstore and the train station becoming Roman Bank. Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC ( is the fourth largest chain of Supermarkets in the United Kingdom. Safeway was a chain of Supermarkets and Convenience stores in the United Kingdom. Skegness railway station serves the seaside resort of Skegness in Lincolnshire, England. After the junction with the A158 (from Lincoln), it is no longer a trunk road, and passes the Total North End Service Station on the right. Total SA () is an oil company headquartered in Paris, France, and one of the six " Supermajor " oil companies in the world North of Skegness, it meets Seathorne near the primary school, Garden City pub, Skegness Water Leisure Park, Butlins and Fantasy Island. It passes through Ingoldmells and the primary school as Skegness Road, heading slightly westwards through Hogsthorpe as South End then High Street. Ingoldmells is a village on the Lincolnshire coastline in East Lindsey on the A52. Hogsthorpe is a small village in the East of Lincolnshire, approximately two miles from the North Sea, and seaside resort Chapel St Leonards, which it shares At Mumby, it meets the B1449 as Station Road and passes the St Thomas of Canterbury church and Red Lion, with a left turn for Cumberworth. St Thomas Becket (c 1118 &ndash December 29, 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170 Passing through Huttoft there is the primary school and the Axe and Cleaver Inn on Mumby Road and Sutton Road. Huttoft is a small village 4½ miles east of the market town of Alford in the county of Lincolnshire, England. Next is Sandilands and it reaches Sutton-on-Sea as Huttoft Road, passing the primary school and meets the A1111 at a roundabout, becoming Trusthorpe Road. Sutton-on-Sea is today known as a small seaside village in East Lindsey on the coast of Lincolnshire, England. At Trusthorpe as Sutton Road, it passes some radio masts. Trusthorpe is a small village on the east coast of England. It is in the county of Lincolnshire and is 2 miles south of Mablethorpe and 12 miles north of It reaches Mablethorpe as Seaholme Road and ends at the junction of Victoria Road and the High Street (A1104). Mablethorpe is a small seaside town in East Lindsey on the coast of Lincolnshire, England.
According to the AA, Newcastle-under-Lyme to Derby takes 56 minutes, Derby to Boston takes 100 minutes, and Boston to Mablethorpe takes 62 minutes, taking three hours and thirty eight minutes to travel the whole distance.