A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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List of A roads in zone 2 in Great Britain starting south of the River Thames and east of the A3 (roads beginning with 2).

The numbering zones for A-roads in Great Britain

Single- and double-digit roadsEdit

George Inn, Meopham, on the A227
Alexandra pub, Chatham, on the A230
Road From To Notes
  A2 The Borough, Central London Dover The section between Three Crutches (east of Gravesend) and Brenley Corner (near Faversham) has mostly been replaced by the M2 Motorway for long-distance traffic
  A20 New Cross, South East London Dover
  A21 Lewisham, South East London, Royal Tunbridge Wells Hastings
  A22 Purley Eastbourne
  A23 County Hall, Central London Brighton In the London Borough of Lambeth: Kennington Road, Brixton Road, Brixton Hill, Streatham Hill, Streatham High Road, London Road. Formerly included part of Westminster Bridge Road (now part of A302).
  A24 Clapham Worthing In the London Borough of Lambeth: Clapham Common South Side, Balham Hill
  A25 Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks, Borough Green Guildford
  A26 Maidstone, Tonbridge Newhaven, Crowborough
  A27 Whiteparish Pevensey
  A28 Margate Baldslow
  A29 Capel Bognor Regis

Triple-digit roadsEdit

Road From To Notes
  A200 London Bridge Greenwich
  A201 King's Cross, Central London Bricklayers Arms, Central London Part of the London Inner Ring Road
  A202 Victoria Station, Central London New Cross Gate, South East London Part of the London Inner Ring Road where it crosses the Thames at Vauxhall Bridge. In the City of Westminster: Vauxhall Bridge Road; in the London Borough of Lambeth: Vauxhall Bridge, Bridgefoot, Kennington Lane, Durham Street, Harleyford Road, Harleyford Street, Camberwell New Road; in the London Borough of Southwark: Camberwell New Road, Peckham Road, Peckham High Street, Queen's Road, Kender Street
  A203 Vauxhall Brixton London Borough of Lambeth: South Lambeth Road, Stockwell Road, Stockwell Park Walk
  A204 Brixton Tulse Hill London Borough of Lambeth: Effra Road, Tulse Hill
  A205 Woolwich Chiswick London's South Circular Road. In the London Borough of Lambeth: The Avenue, Cavendish Road, Poynders Road, Atkins Road, Streatham Place, Christchurch Road, Hardel Rise, Tulse Hill, Norwood Road, Thurlow Park Road
  A206 Greenwich Greenhithe
  A207 Charlton Dartford
  A208 Eltham Orpington
  A209 Plumstead Falconwood
  A210 Eltham Bexley
  A211 Eltham Ruxley
  A212 Catford Forestdale
  A213 Sydenham Broad Green
  A214 Wandsworth West Wickham In the London Borough of Lambeth: Tooting Bec Road, Tooting Bec Gardens, Gleneagle Road, Ambleside Avenue; not Primary Route Network: Streatham Common North, Crown Lane, Crown Dale, Central Hill, Westow Hill
  A215 Elephant and Castle Shirley
  A216 Streatham Mitcham In the London Borough of Lambeth: Mitcham Lane
  A217 Fulham Horley
  A218 Wandsworth South Wimbledon
  A219 Harlesden South Wimbledon
  A220 Erith Bexleyheath
  A221 Bexleyheath Sidcup
  A222 Croydon Old Bexley
  A223 Foots Cray Crayford
  A224 Foots Cray Sevenoaks Previously terminated at a junction with the then A21 at Badgers Mount, south of Orpington; extended to Sevenoaks along the route of the old A21 and A2028.
  A225 Dartford Sevenoaks
  A226 Crayford Rochester, Gravesend
  A227 Gravesend Shipbourne, Tonbridge
  A228 Tunbridge Wells Lower Stoke Maidstone
  A229 Rochester Hurst Green
  A230 Horsted Chatham A230 in Sussex is not listed so may have been superseded by the A275
  A231 Chatham Chatham
  A232 Ewell Orpington
  A233 Bromley Common Westerham
  A234 Crystal Palace Beckenham
  A235 Purley Thornton Heath Pond In two sections north and south of Croydon town centre, the middle part having formed the main shopping street of Croydon (North End), which is now pedestrianised.
  A236 South Croydon Mitcham
  A237 Mitcham Common Coulsdon
  A238 Kingston upon Thames Colliers Wood The section between Lower Downs Road and Raynes Park Railway Station has a designated cycle lane
  A239 Morden Park Mitcham Common Originally assigned to the Kingston upon Thames bypass (when construction began, this became the A3 instead, while the old route of the A3 became the A3063 (A239 was not used as it was out of zone) for a short time, but is now part of the A308 and A307). The current road was assigned as an upgrade to three B-roads.
  A240 Burgh Heath Kingston upon Thames
  A241 Unused Previously a road between Epsom and Banstead (now part of the B284).
  A242 Reigate Merstham
  A243 Leatherhead Surbiton
  A244 Leatherhead Hounslow
  A245 Leatherhead Horsell
  A246 Leatherhead Guildford
  A247 Woking Clandon Park
  A248 Shere Peasmarsh
  A249 Maidstone Sheerness
  A250 Sheerness Queenborough
  A251 Faversham Ashford
  A252 Charing Chilham
  A253 Sarre Ramsgate
  A254 Margate Ramsgate Inland route via Westwood
  A255 Margate Ramsgate via Broadstairs
  A256 Whitfield St Peter's
  A257 Canterbury Sandwich
  A258 Dover Sandwich
  A259 Folkestone Emsworth
  A260 Barham Folkestone
  A261 Lympne Hythe
  A262 Tenterden Lamberhurst
  A263 Unused Previously a road between Pembury and Royal Tunbridge Wells (now A228 (from old A21), A264, and Calverley Road).
  A264 Tunbridge Wells Horsham
  A265 Hurst Green Heathfield Significant portion is now B2102 and B2192 from Heathfield to Ringmer.
  A266 Unused Previously a road between Frant and Hurst Green (now B2099).
  A267 Tunbridge Wells Lower Dicker
  A268 Flimwell Rye Previously allocated to a road in Cross In Hand from A265 (now B2102) to A267. This became a spur of the A267 when the current A268 was created, and is now a spur of the B2102.
  A269 Bexhill Ninfield
  A270 Southwick Coldean Formerly part of the A27 before a bypass was constructed around Brighton in the early 1990s. Original alignment went from Sidley Green to Glyne Gap, and was renumbered the A2036 to discourage through traffic.
  A271 Hailsham Battle
  A272 Heathfield Chilcomb The road now takes a different route around Haywards Heath and not through the town as before (the old road is now the B2272). Original westerly end was at Stockbridge ; this section became the B3049 when the road was rerouted along the middle section of the B3420.
  A273 Haywards Heath Pyecombe Previously allocated to a road between Ringmer and Golden Cross (now the B2124). The road number was reused on the current route (an upgrade of part of the B2028 and B2036, though was later rerouted around Burgess Hill) around the same time.
  A274 Maidstone Biddenden Previously allocated to a road between Lewes and Pevensey (now part of the A27).
  A275 Forest Row Lewes Original southernmost end was at Newhaven
  A276 Unused Originally proposed to be Worthing to Newhaven; this became part of the A259 (and the B2109 from Newhaven to Eastbourne became the B259, but two years later became the A259) right before the numbering was finalized in 1922, and the number was instead used on the road from the A275 in to the A26 in Lewes that day. That road became part of the rerouted A275, while the old route of the A275 became part of an extended A2029.
  A277 Lewes Lewes Town Road, connecting the A26 and the A27; formerly part of the A27. The original alignment went from Brighton to Portslade-by-Sea (became part of extended B2066 and B2194).
  A278 Rainham Bredhurst Previously allocated to a road between Felbridge and Horsham (now part of the A264).
  A279 Unused Previously a road between Handcross and Lower Beeding. Downgraded to a B-class road, an extension of the B2110, while the A279 spur became part of an extended B2115.
  A280 Findon Angmering Originally allocated to a road from A281 to A279 (now part of the B2110) in Lower Beeding; this became a spur of the A279 (now part of the B2115) in 1935 when the current A280 was created as an upgrade of the B2140.
  A281 Guildford Pyecombe
  A282 Darenth Thurrock Part of the London Orbital (M25). Previously allocated to a road between Broadbridge Heath and Five Oaks (now part of the A264).
  A283 Milford Shoreham-by-Sea
  A284 Houghton Littlehampton
  A285 Petworth Chichester
  A286 Milford Birdham
  A287 Hook Haslemere
  A288 Southsea Portsmouth
  A289 Strood Gillingham
  A290 Canterbury Whitstable
  A291 Sturry Herne Bay
  A292 Ashford M20 at Willesborough, Kent Previously allocated to Magazine Road in Ashford.
  A293 Portslade Bypass and A27 junction. Portslade
  A294 Unused Previously a road between Chichester and Bognor Regis (now part of the A259).
  A295 Hailsham Amberstone, East Sussex Previously allocated to a road between Dartford and Oxleas Wood (now A2 and Rochester Avenue; the old route of the A2 was partially declassified and the rest became part of the A207).
  A296 Dartford Bean interchange, near Bluewater
  A297 Morden Hall Park, Merton Rose Hill Previously continued into Sutton and Belmont to meet the A217. Downgraded to B2230.
  A298 New Malden East of Raynes Park
  A299 Brenley Corner, near Faversham Ramsgate

Four digit roadsEdit

Road From To Notes
  A2000 Crayford Slade Green
  A2001 Chislehurst Road, Sidcup High Street, Sidcup
  A2002 Unused Ran from A25 northeast to A217 in Reigate; this became part of the A25/A217 one way system when the Reigate tunnel section was pedestrianised.
  A2003 Dorking North Holmwood Previously allocated to Mongers Lane in Ewell.
  A2004 Crawley A23 at Crawley Previously allocated to Waterden Road from A246 to A322 in Guildford (now a spur of the A246).
  A2005 Unused Ran from the A28 through the centre of Canterbury to the A28. Was originally planned to be assigned to the bypass, while the A28 was planned to go though the centre, but this was flipped when it was found that the bypass was more widely used.
  A2006 Unused Ran from A255 (now High Street) to A255 (now King Street) in Ramsgate (now part of the A255).
  A2007 Unused Ran from A2 (later A256; now Biggin Street) to A20 (now B2011) in Dover via Priory Road (now part of the A256).
  A2008 Unused Ran along Scanlons Bridge Road in Hythe (now part of the A259 one-way system).
  A2009 Unused Ran from A262 to A28 in High Halden; this became part of the A262, while the old route of the A262 to the north is now Biddenden Road.
  A2010 Seven Dials, Brighton West Street, Brighton
  A2011 M23 J10 A23 at Crawley The original one ran from the A3 south to Clarence Pier in Portsmouth (became part of the A288), and after this, ran from Ditton to Bearsted via Aylesford (now Station Road, Forstal Road, Sandling Lane, and Bearsted Road).
  A2012 Reserved Reserved for the Thames Gateway Crossing. The original one ran from A223 (now declassified High Street) to A224 in Orpington (now part of the A232), and after this, ran from Leatherhead to Fetcham (now B2122).
  A2013 Unused The original one ran along London Road, High Street, and White Post Hill through Farmingham, and after this, ran from A284 to A259 (now B2187) in Littlehampton; this became part of the A259 when the bypass opened.
  A2014 A21 near Tonbridge A26 near Tonbridge Previously allocated to Bull Lane, High Street, and Old London Road in Wrotham until the M20 was constructed and the westernmost portion destroyed.
  A2015 Catford Beckenham
  A2016 Plumstead Erith Previously allocated to Fraser Road from A206 (now Pembroke Road) to A206 (now Walnut Tree Road) in Erith; this became part of the A206 while the road was reassigned to the old route of the A206 (now Pembroke Road, Jessett Close, West Street, and Walnot Tree Road).
  A2017 Strood Strood North Street; signed as a spur of the A228
  A2018 Bexley Dartford
  A2019 Unused Location is unknown, but this clearly existed by 1935, which is when the A2030 was created, as numbers were designated in order.
  A2020 Unused Ran from A20 (now M20 J5) in Aylesford to A20 (now M20 J8) east of Bearsted; created in 1961, but renumbered in 1977 to its original designation of A20. There was an earlier A2020, but its location is unknown.
  A2021 Willingdon Eastbourne
  A2022 West Wickham Epsom Previously allocated to a road from Kingsfold to A29; this became a spur of the A29, and is now the unclassified Marches Road.
  A2023 Hove West Blatchington
  A2024 Unused Ran from Crockerhill to Climping (now B2233).
  A2025 South Lancing North Lancing
  A2026 Thames Road, Dartford Home Gardens, Dartford Previously allocated to Kingston Road and High Street in Ewell, with spurs on London Road and Cheam Road.
  A2027 Unused Ran from A271 at Boreham Street to A269 (now B2204) west of Battle (became B2204; but in the 1990s the designations of the A271, A269, and B2204 were moved around, so this is now part of the A271).
  A2028 Unused Ran from what is now B2211 (then part of the A21) to Seven Oaks (now A224) along the old alignment of the A21. There was an earlier A2028, but its location is unknown.
  A2029 A275 near Lewes A26 near Lewes Originally a short link in Lewes; later extended northwest replacing part of the A275.
  A2030 Bedhampton Southsea
  A2031 Offington Lane, Worthing Teville Road, Worthing
  A2032 West Worthing East Worthing
  A2033 A259 at Folkestone A260 at Folkestone
  A2034 M20 motorway near Channel Tunnel Folkestone
  A2035 Unused Ran from A2 via High Street (the old route of the A2) in Chatham to the A2; this became part of a then-new one-way system on the A2, except for one pedestrianized portion, but when the one-way system on the A2 was eliminated, this road became the C460, while the portion east of the A231 reverted to its previous B-road number of B2003.
  A2036 North of Bexhill East of Bexhill
  A2037 Henfield Upper Beeding
  A2038 Brighton Brighton
  A2039 Unused Ran along Park Hill Road from the A232 to the A212 in Croydon.
  A2040 Eastbourne Eastbourne The Avenue, Eastbourne Town Cntre
  A2041 Thamesmead Abbey Wood
  A2042 Ashford Kennington
  A2043 Cheam Norbiton
  A2044 Reigate Salfords
  A2045 Unused Ran from M2 motorway Junction 3 near Walderslade to Lordswood. Declassified by 2011.
  A2046 Unused Ran from the A3 to the A288 in Portsmouth (now part of the A2030, except for the section on Greetham Street which is now unclassified).
  A2047 Hilsea Portsmouth
  A2050 Harbledown Bridge
  A2052 Unused Ran from Charlton to Millennium Dome. Declassified by 2009.
  A2056 Unused Listed in DfT Roads List as a road in Greenwich. Unknown where it went.
  A2066 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
  A2067 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
  A2068 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
  A2070 Kennington Brenzett
  A2071 Unused Listed in DfT Roads List as a road in Portsmouth. Unknown where it went.
  A2073 Unused Ran from A27 (now A270) to A23 in Brighton (now A270 spur).
  A2099 Reserved Reserved for Kingsdowne Road (current A3210), Kingston upon Thames, even though it is out of zone.
  A2100 Johns Cross Hastings, between Ashdown and Conquest
  A2101 Silverhill Hastings town centre Short link road
  A2102 Bohemia, Hastings St Leonards-on-Sea Short link road
  A2198 The Borough Tower Bridge Long Lane
  A2199 Herne Hill Crystal Palace In the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark: Croxted Road, South Croxted Road; in the London Borough of Southwark: Dulwich Wood Park, College Road
  A2200 Unused Ran along Queen Elizabeth Street from A100 to A200.
  A2201 Unused Ran as a road from A200 and A101 in Rotherhithe Tunnel to the Rotherhithe Street bridge in Surrey Quays (Now B205, Brunel Road, and Rotherhithe Street).
  A2202 Unused Ran from A200 in Surrey Quays to Norway Gate (Lady Dock entrance) (Now B205).
  A2203 A206 Blackwall Tunnel Blackwall Lane
  A2204 Woolwich Woolwich Ferry Unsigned short access road from Woolwich Ferry to the South Circular Road
  A2205 Tower Bridge Road Tooley Street, near London Bridge station Bermondsey Street
  A2206 Rotherhithe Tower Bridge Road
  A2207 Unused Ran along Abbey Street and Druid Street from A200 in South London to Crucifix Lane (Abbey Street portion became part of the B202, a portion replaced by A200 one-way service, and the rest was declassified). Originally followed Thurland Road and Spa Road from Old Jamaica Road to the A2206; the route was relocated when the A200 was rerouted off of Old Jamaica Road.
  A2208 Old Kent Road Surrey Quays
  A2209 Deptford Deptford Bridge Deptford Church Street
  A2210 Deptford Lewisham
  A2211 Greenwich Lewisham
  A2212 Lee Green Bromley Previously allocated to Lewis Grove in Lewisham from A20 to A21. This became a spur of the A21 when the number was reused on the current route, an upgrade of the southern end of the B212.
  A2213 Blackheath Eltham
  A2214 Brixton New Cross In the London Borough of Lambeth: Morval Road, Dalberg Road, Brixton Water Lane, Dulwich Road, Half Moon Lane; in the London Borough of Southwark: Half Moon Lane, Village Way, East Dulwich Grove, East Dulwich Road, Nunhead Lane, Evelina Road; in the London Borough of Lewisham: Evelina Road, Lausanne Road
  A2215 Peckham Peckham Rye
  A2216 Sydenham Denmark Hill
  A2217 Clapham Common Camberwell In the London Borough of Lambeth: Clapham Park Road, Acre Lane, Coldharbour Lane; in the London Borough of Southwark: Coldharbour Lane
  A2218 Sydenham Bell Green, Sydenham
  A2219 Crawley Crawley
  A2220 Copthorne Crawley
  A2260 Southfleet Northfleet
  A2270 Polegate Eastbourne
  A2280 Eastbourne Eastbourne Cross levels Way from Kings Drive to Lottbridge Drove and A22 junction for Golden Jubilee Way.
  A2290 Eastbourne Eastbourne Short link road
  A2300 Burgess Hill Hickstead
  A2310 Unused erroneously shown on maps from Brompton, Kent to Medway Tunnel. That is actually the C372.
  A2500 Cowstead Farm Eastchurch
  A2590 Reserved Reserved for former A259 in Bexhill when bypass is complete.
  A2690 Bexhill Hastings Created 2015.
  A2691 Bexhill Bexhill Created 2019.
  A2700 A27, Worthing West Worthing Technically the route has no A-number and remains a C-status road with the number C37 (West Sussex). Some road signs in the local area say A2700, but are covered up. [1]
  A2990 Yorkletts Herne Bay Former route of the A299 which now bypasses Whitstable to the south.
  1. ^ "A2700 - Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki". www.sabre-roads.org.uk. Retrieved 22 February 2019.