A51 road

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The A51 is a road in England running from Chester to Kingsbury, Warwickshire.

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A51
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The A51 in Boughton looking towards Chester
Route information
Maintained by
Cheshire East Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Shropshire Council
Staffordshire County Council
Warwickshire County Council
Length79 mi (127 km)
Existed1922–present
Major junctions
Northwest endChester
52°33′31″N 1°40′51″W / 52.5586°N 1.6808°W / 52.5586; -1.6808 (A51, northern terminus)
 
Southeast endKingsbury
53°11′32″N 2°52′56″W / 53.1921°N 2.8821°W / 53.1921; -2.8821 (A51, southern terminus)
Location
CountiesCheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire
Primary
destinations
Chester
Nantwich
Stone
Rugeley
Lichfield
Tamworth
Road network
A50A52

It takes on the following route:

The A51 is used by some long-distance traffic as an alternative to the M6 motorway, which is prone to congestion through Birmingham. The nearby M6 Toll motorway now serves a similar function. Previously continued to Coventry via route of B4098.

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
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Coordinates: 52°56′32″N 2°16′15″W / 52.9421°N 2.2707°W / 52.9421; -2.2707 (A51 road)