A roads in Zone 6 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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List of A roads in zone 6 in Great Britain starting east of the A6 and A7 roads, and west of the A1 (road beginning with 6).

The numbering zones for A-roads in Great Britain

Single- and double-digit roadsEdit

Road From To Notes
  A6 Luton Carlisle Originally London to Carlisle, starting from the A1 at Barnet.
  A60 Loughborough Doncaster
  A61 Derby Thirsk Runs through Leeds as the eastern flank of Leeds Inner Ring Road. Forms the primary route between Leeds and Harrogate but is superseded to the south by the M1 motorway to Wakefield. Originally went on what is now the A6135 north of Sheffield.
  A62 Leeds Manchester Former main Trans Pennine route from Lancashire to Yorkshire, most of the traffic now uses the M62 motorway, which follows roughly the same route between Manchester and Leeds, but extends to Hull and Liverpool
  A63 Leeds Kingston upon Hull
  A64 Leeds Scarborough Main road from West Yorkshire to the East Coast. Is briefly A64(M) as part of Leeds Inner Ring Road.
  A65 Leeds Kendal Trans Pennine route.
  A66 Grangetown Workington
  A67 Bowes Crathorne
  A68 Edinburgh Darlington
  A69 Denton Burn Carlisle

Triple-digit roadsEdit

Road From To Notes
  A600 Hitchin Bedford Runs through Shortstown and Cotton End. Originally started in Welwyn, but the section south of Hitchin is now B656, Codicote Road, High Street, and London Road.
  A601 Derby Inner Ring Road. See also the A601(M) motorway in Lancashire. Previously allocated to a road from Luton to near Babraham (now A505)
  A602 Hitchin Ware
  A603 Bedford Cambridge Section from Sandy to New Wimpole (on the A1198) downgraded to B1042.
  A604 Unused Used to run from Barton Seagrave to Harwich. Now superseded by the A14, A1307, A143, A1017, A1124, A133, B1352, and A120. The original route went from Barton Seagrave to Huntingdon. Historically, the Godmanchester to Colchester section was the original A132, and the Colchester to Harwich section was the original A135.
  A605 A14 Junction 13 Hobbs Lot Bridge, near Guyhirn
  A606 Stamford West Bridgford
  A607 Leicester Bracebridge Heath
  A608 Newstead Derby
  A609 Nottingham Belper
  A610 Nottingham Ambergate
  A611 Nottingham Mansfield
  A612 Nottingham Newark-on-Trent Runs via Southwell
  A613 Unused Ran from Nuthall to Alfreton (downgraded to B600). Later was a temporary route from Birtley to Blaydon. Became part of the A69 and later the A1.[1]
  A614 Calverton Bridlington
  A615 Alfreton Matlock Former section between Alfreton and Mansfield now part of A38
  A616 Newark-on-Trent Huddersfield Becomes M1 motorway between Junctions 30 & 35A
  A617 Chesterfield Newark-on-Trent
  A618 Clowne Rotherham
  A619 Bakewell Worksop
  A620 Ranby Beckingham
  A621 Sheffield Baslow
  A622 Unused Ran from Bakewell to Hathersage (now B6001, A625). Later a temporary route on the Haslingden Bypass in east Lancashire (now A56).
  A623 Chapel-en-le-Frith Baslow
  A624 Glossop Chapel-en-le-Frith Prior to rerouting of the A6 via Chapel-en-le-Frith this used to go as far as Buxton
  A625 Sheffield A623 Rerouted following collapse of part of the route
  A626 Glossop Heaton Chapel
  A627 Hazel Grove Rochdale Between Oldham and Rochdale runs as the A627(M)
  A628 Hollingworth Pontefract Trans Pennine route.
  A629 Rotherham Skipton Runs between Chapeltown and the junction with A61 west of Burncross as B6546. Originally went south via current A61 routing to Sheffield.
  A630 Sheffield M18 Junction 4
  A631 Greenland Louth
  A632 Matlock Cuckney Previously allocated to a road from Rotherham to north of Sheffield; this became part of the rerouted A629 at the same time the current A632 was created.
  A633 Rotherham New Lodge
  A634 Maltby A638 near Retford
  A635 Manchester Doncaster Trans Pennine route.
  A636 Denby Dale Wakefield
  A637 Gawber Grange Moor
  A638 A1 at Markham Moor M62 Chain Bar junction Formerly the A1 but renumbered after the construction of the A1 Retford bypass (Markham Moor to Blyth) and the A1(M) Doncaster bypass (Blyth to Carcroft)
  A639 Skellow Leeds
  A640 Rochdale Huddersfield Trans Pennine route.
  A641 Huddersfield Bradford Main road between Huddersfield and Bradford.
  A642 Huddersfield Garforth
  A643 M62 Junction 23 Leeds
  A644 Dewsbury Denholme Clough
  A645 Crofton Snaith Joins the A638 Road at Crofton and this continues to Wakefield.
  A646 Halifax Burnley
  A647 Leeds Halifax Britain's first High Occupancy Vehicle Lane (HOV lane).
  A648 Unused Ran from Kegworth to West Bridgford (former B679; now A453 and B679). An earlier route ran from Denholme to Brighouse (now A644).
  A649 Liversedge Hipperholme
  A650 Wakefield Keighley
  A651 Liversedge East Bierley
  A652 Dewsbury Gomersal
  A653 Dewsbury Leeds
  A654 Tingley Oulton
  A655 near Crofton Castleford
  A656 Castleford Aberford
  A657 Shipley Leeds
  A658 Bradford A59 east of Knaresborough
  A659 Tadcaster Otley
  A660 Leeds Burley in Wharfedale
  A661 Wetherby Harrogate
  A662 Manchester Droylsden
  A663 Failsworth Newhey
  A664 Manchester Rochdale
  A665 Manchester Ainsworth Junction with A58
  A666 Pendlebury Langho
  A667 Kearsley Whitefield
  A668 Unused Ran from Whitefield to Ainsworth (now B6473, A665, and B6292).
  A669 Middleton Greenfield
  A670 Ashton-under-Lyne Diggle
  A671 Oldham Worston
  A672 Oldham Ripponden
  A673 Bolton Heath Charnock
  A674 Chorley Blackburn
  A675 Bolton Walton-le-Dale
  A676 Ramsbottom Bolton
  A677 Blackburn Samlesbury
  A678 Blackburn Padiham
  A679 Blackburn Burnley
  A680 Rochdale Whalley
  A681 Haslingden Todmorden
  A682 Bent Gate Long Preston Part of the road is the most dangerous in the UK
  A683 Heysham Kirkby Stephen includes the Bay Gateway opened 2016
  A684 Kendal A19 east of Ellerbeck
  A685 Kendal Brough
  A686 Penrith Haydon Bridge
  A687 Ingleton Cantsfield
  A688 Barnard Castle Bowburn
  A689 M6 Junction 44 Hartlepool
  A690 Crook Sunderland
  A691 Consett Durham
  A692 Castleside A1 near Gateshead
  A693 Leadgate Chester-le-Street
  A694 Consett A1 near MetroCentre
  A695 Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hexham Part was proposed to be the A695(M) Shields Road Motorway
  A696 Otterburn Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  A697 Morpeth Oxton
  A698 Berwick Hawick
  A699 Selkirk Kelso

Four-digit roads (60xx)Edit

Road From To Notes
  A6000 Unused
  A6001 Henlow Camp Biggleswade
  A6002 Stapleford Bulwell
  A6003 Barton Seagrave Oakham Joins A14 opposite A6
  A6004 Loughborough Loughborough railway station Loughborough Ring Road
  A6005 Nottingham Derby
  A6006 Hathern Melton Mowbray
  A6007 Codnor Bramcote
  A6008 Broad Marsh Centre Victoria Centre Nottingham Inner Ring Road
  A6009 Mansfield Mansfield Mansfield Inner Circle; an earlier one ran from Budby to Worksop (now B6034).
  A6010 Chorlton-cum-Hardy Cheetham An Eastern Loop around Manchester
  A6011 Nottingham (Meadow Lane) Gamston
  A6012 Unused Was once a road in Bamford from A625 (now A6187) via Mytham Bridge to A6013.
  A6013 Ladybower Reservoir Bamford This number also occurs in Kettering, Northamptonshire
  A6013 Kettering Bypass Northampton Rd, Kettering This number also occurs in Bamford
  A6014 Corby Great Oakley
  A6015 Newtown, New Mills Hayfield
  A6016 Simmondley,


Charlestown, Glossop Linking the A57 with the A624. Glossop Town Road.
  A6017 Bredbury Ashton-under-Lyne
  A6018 Mottram in Longdendale Stalybridge
  A6019 Nottingham Nottingham A short stretch of road in Nottingham city centre; an older routing went from A57 High Street to A616 Bank Street in Sheffield, but was later extended north to A61 when it was rerouted along West Bar.
  A6020 Ashford-in-the-Water A619 near Bakewell Acts as a by-pass for Bakewell
  A6021 South East Rotherham South West Rotherham
  A6022 Mexborough Swinton
  A6023 Wath upon Dearne Conisbrough
  A6024 A628 at Woodhead Honley
  A6025 Brighouse A629 near Elland
  A6026 A58 near Sowerby Bridge A629 near Greetland
  A6027 Horwich Horwich
  A6028 Unused
  A6029 Morley Tingley
  A6030 A563/A47 at Evington A6 at Stoneygate Relic of former Leicester ring road, now mostly substituted by A563 Outer Ring.
  A6031 Unused
  A6032 Castleford Castleford
  A6033 Littleborough Haworth
  A6034 Steeton Addingham
  A6035 Keighley Keighley
  A6036 Halifax Bradford
  A6037 Shipley Bradford
  A6038 Shipley Otley
  A6039 Unused
  A6040 Harrogate Harrogate
  A6041 Manchester Salford
  A6042 Manchester Manchester Forms the western section of the Manchester & Salford Inner Relief Route
  A6043 Ashton-under-Lyne Ashton-under-Lyne Signed westbound as (A627) and eastbound as A6018.
  A6044 Pendlebury Heaton Park Takes on the names of Sheepfoot Lane, Scholes Lane, Hilton Lane, Rainsough Brow and finally Agecroft Road, respectively.
  A6045 Heywood Heaton Park
  A6046 Heywood Middleton
  A6047 Heywood Heywood
  A6048 Oldham Oldham
  A6049 Unused
  A6050 A670 near Mossley A669 near Lydgate
  A6051 Greenfield Greenfield smallest A road in Britain, less than half a mile long
  A6052 Uppermill Denshaw
  A6053 Kearsley A56 near Bury
  A6054 Unused
  A6055 Knaresborough Barton, North Yorkshire
  A6056 Unused
  A6057 Unused
  A6058 Bolton Bolton
  A6059 Unused
  A6060 Rochdale Rochdale Along Dane Street - From A680 between Spotland Road and Edenfield Road to A58 Junction to The Esplanade and Dane Street
  A6061 A675 in Riley Green, Lancashire A674 near Feniscowles, Lancashire
  A6062 A674 in Feniscowles, Blackburn A666 in Ewood, Blackburn The A6062 passes through Livesey and is called Livesey Branch Road for its entire length. The road was originally a turnpike road built in 1810 as a branch of the Blackburn & Bolton Trust.[2]
  A6063 Preston Deepdale, Preston
  A6064 Unused Ran from Rishton to Harwood Bar (now B6535).
  A6065 Unused Ran as a loop off of the A1 along the former A1 via through Newark-on-Trent (now B6325, A616, B6326). Before that, along Blackburn Road in Accrington from Abbey Street (then A680) to Broadway (then A679).
  A6066 A681 in Stacksteads, Lancashire A671 in Britannia, Lancashire Near Bacup
  A6067 Unused
  A6068 Kildwick, North Yorkshire Hapton, Lancashire Via Padiham, Colne
  A6069 Skipton Skipton
  A6070 Carnforth Crooklands
  A6071 Brampton Gretna
  A6072 Heighington Bishop Auckland
  A6073 Unused
  A6074 Unused
  A6075 Sutton in Ashfield Darlton
  A6076 Lanchester Sunniside
  A6077 Blackburn M65 at Guide Previously numbered A6177 until 2005, to remove duplication as another A6177 (the current one) exists. Was originally B6232. An earlier one went from A693 in Stanley to A692 in Hobson (now B6173).
  A6078 Blackburn Blackburn Blackburn Town Centre Orbital Route; an older routing ran from A686 in Crook Hill to A69 in Haydon Bridge (now Shaftoe Street; bridge demolished).
  A6079 Hexham A68 road
  A6080 Unused
  A6081 Unused Ran from Gateshead to Blaydon (Now Ellison Road, Market Lane, and B6317/Hexham Road; also went east along A1114 and Derwentwater Road before the A184 was built).
  A6082 Unused Ran in Gateshead from the A184 to the A695 (now A189; originally went south along First Street and Elysium Street to the A692 before the A184 was built).
  A6083 Unused Ran in Gateshead from the A6081 to the A6082 (became part of the A184 when it was built).
  A6084 Unused Ran along Mulgrave Terrace from A6125/West Street to A692/Bensham Road in Gateshead. This became part of the A184 as parts were closed off; reused on the old route of the A184 along Askew Road, East Gate, Hawks Road, and Saltmeadow Road.
  A6085 Scotswood Bridge Throckley
  A6086 Corby Corby
  A6087 Unused
  A6088 Hawick Carter Bar (A68)
  A6089 Whiteburn Kelso
  A6090 Bonjedward Bonjedward
  A6091 Galashiels Newtown St Boswells Used as the link to the A68, bypassing Melrose
  A6092 Unused
  A6093 Fordel Haddington
  A6094 Leadburn Wallyford
  A6095 Edinburgh Musselburgh
  A6096 Spondon Giltbrook
  A6097 Bingham Warren Hill, near Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire
  A6098 Kettering Kettering
  A6099 Bolton Halliwell

Four-digit roads (61xx and higher)Edit

Road From To Notes
  A6100 Unused
  A6101 Rivelin, Sheffield Hillsborough, Sheffield
  A6102 A61 at Greenhill A616 at Deepcar
  A6103 Reserved Reserved for Derby. The original route went from A62 in Newton Heath via Lightbowne Road to A6104 in Moston; this became part of an extended B6393.
  A6104 Hathershaw Prestwich
  A6105 Earlston Berwick-upon-Tweed
  A6106 Dalkeith Portobello The section between the A720 and Dalkeith was previously part of the A68 before that road was diverted further east.
  A6107 A643 near Brighouse A62 at Bradley
  A6108 Scotch Corner Ripon
  A6109 Sheffield Rotherham
  A6110 Beeston, Leeds Bramley, Leeds Part of the Leeds Outer Ring Road.
  A6111 Unused Ran from Wooler to Scremerston (now B6525).
  A6112 Coldstream Grantshouse
  A6113 Unused
  A6114 Burnley Reedley
  A6115 Unused Ran as a road in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from A191 to A1 (now A194) (former A69 and A184; the A1 went southeast via current A19 and A194 at the time). When the western bypass was built and the A1 was rerouted over it, it became part of the A186 and A184. The original A6115 was in Welwyn from the A600 (High Street; this section of the A600 has since been removed) in Welwyn town centre to the A1 at the Clock Hotel (now Church Street and Roman Street).
  A6116 Thrapston Rockingham
  A6117 Mansfield Mansfield Woodhouse
  A6118 Wansford Wansford
  A6119 Beardwood Whitebirk Part of the Blackburn Ring Road
  A6120 A647 M1 Junction 46 Part of the Leeds Outer Ring Road.
  A6121 Morcott Bourne
  A6123 South East Rotherham North Rotherham
  A6124 Musselburgh Fordel
  A6125 Unused Ran from Gateshead to Seaton Burn; now Wellington Street, High Level Bridge, B1307, B1318, and A1
  A6126 Unused
  A6127 Unused Ran from Chester-le-Street to Blakelaw (now A167)
  A6128 Unused Since the A6135 was created in 1930, this road definitely existed, but it is unknown where.
  A6129 Welwyn Welwyn
  A6130 Lenton Mapperley Park
  A6131 Low Snaygill Skipton Bypass
  A6132 Unused
  A6133 Measborough Dike Pogmoor
  A6134 Unused Was part of the Sheffield Inner Ring Road; became part of the A61 in the 1990s.
  A6135 M1 junction 30, near Barlborough M1 junction 36, near Hoyland Via Sheffield City Centre. Originally allocated to a road from A629 north of Sheffield northeast to A61; this became part of a rerouted A61, and the road number was reused on the old route of the A61.
  A6136 Richmond A1
  A6137 Aderlady Haddington
  A6138 Unused Since the former A6141 was created in 1930, this road definitely existed, but it is unknown where.
  A6139 Sowerby Bridge Sowerby Bridge
  A6140 Ashton-under-Lyne Guide Bridge Most of its route is the Ashton-under-Lyne Northern By-Pass; an older one went along former A58 in Bolton from A58 to A58 (now A676).
  A6141 Unused Ran from Letchworth to Baldock (now A505 and B197).
  A6142 Sowerby Bridge Halifax
  A6143 Manchester Deansgate
  A6144 Lymm Stretford Includes the Carrington Spur, formerly the A6144(M)
  A6145 Daubhill Fernhill Gate
  A6146 Unused Former route in Bolton. It is unknown where it went.
  A6171 Unused
  A6172 Great Moor Street from A575 to Black Horse Street in Bolton (formerly part of the A579). The original A6172 went along Roff Avenue, Park Avenue, and Polehill Avenue in Bedford (it is unknown whether this was signed).
  A6175 Clay Cross M1
  A6176 Ravenscliffe Bolton, Bradford
  A6177 Bradford Bradford
  A6178 Rotherham Sheffield
  A6181 Bradford Bradford
  A6182 M18 motorway Junction 3 Doncaster
  A6183 Kettering Weekley
  A6185 Rishton Accrington
  A6186 Durkar Milnthorpe
  A6187 A625 Castleton Part of the former route of the A625

Ends to a single track road leading to Chapel-en-le-frith

  A6191 Mansfield Rainworth A section of old A617, renamed after designation of a new by-pass section using A617, both roads having junctions with the old A617 on Mansfield outskirts and with the old A617 on the outskirts of Rainworth village
  A6193 Milnrow Rochdale It is Sir Isaac Newton Way running from A640 roundabout between Elizabethan Way and Newhey Road to A644 (Kingsway)
  A6194 (Wakefield Eastern Relief Road) Wakefield Eastern Relief Road, also known as Neil Fox Way
  A6195 M1 Junction 36 Shafton
  A6200 Nottingham Nottingham
  A6201 A628 South East of Hemsworth A1 - A639 intersection at Barnsdale Bar (South of Pontefract) Recently opened (2009) Hemsworth - A1 Link Road; renumbered from A6021 when it was found the original A6021 in Rotherham still exists.
  A6211 Woodthorpe, Arnold Gedling, Carlton
  A6400 Unused Was a proposed road A61 to A642 in Wakefield; now Bar Lane.
  A6464 Lenton Abbey Beeston
  A6514 Arnold Wollaton Part of the Nottingham Ring Road, linking the A52 west of the city to the A60 north of the city.
  A6520 Trent Bridge Nottingham
  A6539 M62 Junction 32 Castleford Asda
  A6900 Kettering Kettering


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