The A468 is a principal road from Newport to Nantgarw. The current route begins at the A467 in Bassaleg then passes through Rhiwderin, Machen, Trethomas, Bedwas and Caerphilly, terminating on the A470.

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Route information
Length11.9 mi[1] (19.2 km)
Major junctions
east end A467 Bassaleg
51°34′33″N 3°02′37″W / 51.5759°N 3.0435°W / 51.5759; -3.0435
Major intersections A469
west end A470 Nantgarw
51°33′34″N 3°16′06″W / 51.5595°N 3.2683°W / 51.5595; -3.2683
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryWales
Newport, Wales
Road network
A467 A469


Originally the A468 began at the Handpost Pub on the junction with the former A467 (reclassified to B4240) and proceeded west along Bassaleg Road, passing under a pair of stone arch bridges carrying the Ebbw Valley Railway and the Brecon and Merthyr Railway before reaching the current starting point.[2]


  1. ^ "Driving directions to Caerphilly Rd/A468". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. ^ "A468". The Society for All British and Irish Road Enthusiasts. Retrieved 28 May 2014.

Coordinates: 51°35′27″N 3°07′38″W / 51.59077°N 3.12724°W / 51.59077; -3.12724