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M6 Toll
The M6 TOLL, also called the BIRMINGHAM NORTH RELIEF ROAD (BNRR) and marketed as the M6TOLL, connects M6 Junction 3a at the Coleshill Interchange to M6 Junction 11A at Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton
with 27 miles (43 km) of six-lane motorway. The M6 Toll
M6 Toll
is the only major toll road in Great Britain, and has two payment plazas, Great Wyrley Toll Plaza for northbound and Weeford Toll Plaza for southbound. The northbound toll plaza is situated between junctions T6 and T7, and the southbound between junctions T4 and T3. The weekday cash cost is £5.90 for a car and £11.00 for an HGV . The M6 Toll
M6 Toll
is part of the (unsigned in the UK) E-road E05 and is subject to the same regulations and policing as other motorways in the UK. It has just one service station along its 27-mile stretch, Norton Canes services
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European Route E05
The EUROPEAN ROUTE E 05 is part of the United Nations
United Nations
international E-road network . It is the westernmost north-south "reference road", running from Greenock , Scotland
Scotland
south through England
England
and France
France
to Algeciras , Spain
Spain
. The route is 1,900 miles (3,100 km) long
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Coleshill, Warwickshire
COLESHILL (/ˈkoʊzəl/ KOH-zəl ) is a market town in the North Warwickshire district of Warwickshire , England, taking its name from the River Cole . It has a population of 6,481 (2011 census) and is situated 11 miles (18 km) east of Birmingham
Birmingham
. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 History * 3 Notable buildings * 4 Transport * 5 Twin Town * 6 Education * 7 Notable people from Coleshill * 8 References * 9 External links LOCATIONColeshill is located on a ridge between the rivers Cole and Blythe which converge to the north with the River Tame . It is just to the east of the border with West Midlands county outside Birmingham
Birmingham
. According to the 2001 census statistics it is part of the West Midlands conurbation , despite gaps of open green belt land between Coleshill and the rest of the conurbation
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M6 Motorway
The M6 MOTORWAY runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange , near Rugby via Birmingham
Birmingham
then heads north, passing Stoke-on-Trent , Liverpool
Liverpool
, Manchester
Manchester
, Preston , Lancaster , Carlisle and terminating at the Gretna junction (J45). Here, just short of the Scottish border it becomes the A74(M) which continues to Glasgow
Glasgow
as the M74. As of 2016, the M6, as well as combining with the length of the A14 from Brampton from junction with A1(M) , the A74(M) and M74 to the junction with the M8 in Glasgow
Glasgow
, forms the longest non-stop motorway in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest
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M42 Motorway
The M42 MOTORWAY is a major road in England. The motorway runs north east from Bromsgrove
Bromsgrove
in Worcestershire
Worcestershire
to just south west of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire , passing Redditch
Redditch
, Solihull , the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Tamworth on the way. The section between the M40 and junction 4 of the M6 forms – though unsigned as such – a part of Euroroute E05 . Beyond junction 11 the route is continued as the A42 , the junctions on this section, 12–14, are numbered like a continuation of the motorway, but the road has non-motorway status from here
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Cheslyn Hay
CHESLYN HAY is a former mining village in south Staffordshire located between Cannock and Walsall . Station Street is the main street with some small shops. A major employer in the village is B.S. Eaton Ltd, a manufacturer of concrete products. The company operates a fleet of distinctive orange trucks. Landywood railway station , which opened in 1989, is the nearest station. Previously the village was served by Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay railway station which closed in 1965. Until 1 January 1916 the LNWR also operated a halt at nearby Landywood . Before World War II
World War II
there was a cinema at the top of Rosemary Road, on the site much later occupied by Barts Motors. The housing stock has been grown significantly in each post war decade, with suburban expansion into surrounding fields
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Great Saredon
SAREDON is a civil parish in South Staffordshire district, Staffordshire , England, situated to the north east of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton
, West Midlands , and to the south west of Cannock . Formed from two hamlets, Little and Great Saredon, this parish lies south of the A5 and is bisected by the busy M6 . The Saredon Brook, a tributary of the Penk , formerly known as that river’s Cannock Heath branch, links the hamlets. This brook provided the energy for two powerful corn mills at Saredon and Deepmore, and was also renowned for the large number of trout it held. There was also a windmill in the middle of Little Saredon, which remained in use until at least 1872, its working life thereafter being slightly prolonged through the use of a portable steam engine to drive the stones
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Primary Status
ROADS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM form a network of varied quality and capacity. Road
Road
distances are shown in miles or yards and UK speed limits are indicated in miles per hour (mph) or by the use of the national speed limit (NSL) symbol. Some vehicle categories have various lower maximum limits enforced by speed limiters . Enforcement of UK road speed limits increasingly uses speed guns , automated in-vehicle systems and automated roadside traffic cameras . A unified numbering system is in place for Great Britain
Great Britain
, whilst in Northern Ireland , there is no available explanation for the allocation of road numbers. The earliest specifically engineered roads were built during the British Iron Age
British Iron Age
. The road network was expanded during the Roman occupation . Some of these survive and others were lost
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Cannock
CANNOCK (/ˈkænək/ ), as of the 2011 census, has a population of 29,018 , and is the most populous of the three towns in the district of Cannock Chase
Cannock Chase
in the central southern part of the county of Staffordshire
Staffordshire
in the West Midlands region
West Midlands region
of England
England
. Cannock
Cannock
lies to the north of the West Midlands conurbation
West Midlands conurbation
on the M6 , A34 and A5 roads, and to the south of Cannock Chase
Cannock Chase
, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Cannock
Cannock
is served by a railway station on the Chase Line
Chase Line

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Brownhills
BROWNHILLS is a town in the West Midlands , England. Located on the edge of Cannock Chase
Cannock Chase
near the large artificial lake Chasewater , it is 6 miles (9.7 km) north-east of Walsall and a similar distance south-west of Lichfield . It is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall and the Aldridge- Brownhills
Brownhills
parliamentary constituency and neighbours the ancient villages of Pelsall and Stonnall . Before boundary changes in 1974, it was in the county of Staffordshire
Staffordshire
. The town lies on the ancient Watling Street , but is not recorded before the 17th century, although OGLEY HAY, which in modern times is a district of the town, is recorded as a settlement in the Domesday Book
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Lichfield
LICHFIELD /ˈlɪtʃfiːld/ is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire , England . One of eight civil parishes with city status in England, Lichfield is situated roughly 16 mi (26 km) north of Birmingham . At the time of the 2011 Census the population was estimated at 32,219 and the wider Lichfield District at 100,700. Notable for its three-spired medieval cathedral , Lichfield was the birthplace of Samuel Johnson , the writer of the first authoritative _Dictionary of the English Language _. The city's recorded history began when Chad of Mercia arrived to establish his Bishopric in 669 AD and the settlement grew as the ecclesiastical centre of Mercia . In 2009, the Staffordshire Hoard , the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork, was found 5.9 km (3.7 mi) south-west of Lichfield
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Shenstone, Staffordshire
SHENSTONE is a village and civil parish in Staffordshire , England, close to Stonnall
Stonnall
and between Lichfield and Birmingham
Birmingham
. The parish also contains the village of Stonnall
Stonnall
. CONTENTS * 1 Transport * 2 Education * 3 Interests * 4 History * 5 References * 6 External links TRANSPORTShenstone is served by Shenstone railway station on the Cross-City railway line . The village also has an infrequent bus service operated by Central Buses . The route is numbered 35B and operates Monday to Saturday every two hours between Walsall , Aldridge
Aldridge
, Druids Heath , Stonnall
Stonnall
, Shenstone and Lichfield . Previously it was the operations of Arriva Midlands who tendered the service before September 2014
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
TAMWORTH(/ˈtæmwərθ/ ) is a large market town in Staffordshire
Staffordshire
, England, 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Birmingham
Birmingham
and 103 miles (166 km) northwest of London
London
. Bordering Warwickshire to the South and East, and Lichfield to the North and West, Tamworth takes its name from the River Tame , which flows through it. At the 2011 census, the town had a population of 76,900, making it the second largest settlement in Staffordshire
Staffordshire
after Stoke-on-Trent . Tamworth is the home of the historic Tamworth Castle and Moat House and was the capital of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia . The town's main industries include logistics, engineering, clothing, brick, tile and paper manufacture
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Burntwood
BURNTWOOD is a town in Staffordshire
Staffordshire
, England
England
, approximately 4 miles (6 km) west of Lichfield
Lichfield
. The town had a population of 26,049 at the time of the 2011 census and forms part of Lichfield
Lichfield
district . The town forms one of the largest urbanised parishes in England. Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson
opened an academy in nearby Edial
Edial
in 1736. The town is home to the smallest park in the UK , Prince\'s Park , which is located next to Christ Church on the junction of Farewell Lane and Church Road. The town expanded in the nineteenth century around the coal mining industry. Areas of Burntwood
Burntwood
are Boney Hay , Chase Terrace , Chasetown
Chasetown
, Gorstey Lea and Burntwood
Burntwood
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Roads In The United Kingdom
KINGDOM commonly refers to: * A type of monarchy * A realm ruled by a king or queen regnant * Kingdom (biology)
Kingdom (biology)
, a category in biological taxonomy * Kingdom of God , a foundational concept in the three Abrahamic religionsKINGDOM may also refer to: CONTENTS * 1 People * 2 Popular culture * 2.1 Music * 3 Other * 4 See also PEOPLE *
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List Of Motorways In The United Kingdom
The LIST OF MOTORWAYS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM is a complete list of motorways in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Note that whilst one numbering scheme is used for Great Britain , roads in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
are allocated their own numbers on an ad hoc basis. CONTENTS* 1 Great Britain * 1.1 M-designated motorways * 1.2 Upgraded A-road designations * 1.3 Former motorways * 1.4 Motorways that have been renumbered * 1.5 Motorways under construction or planned * 1.6 Unbuilt motorways * 2 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
* 2.1 M-designated motorways * 2.2 Upgraded A-road designations * 2.3 Unbuilt motorways * 3 See also * 4 Notes * 5 External links GREAT BRITAINM-DESIGNATED MOTORWAYS LINK ROUTE CEREMONIAL COUNTIES (ENGLAND), COUNCIL AREAS (SCOTLAND) AND PRINCIPAL AREAS (WALES) M1 Nicknamed the 'gateway to the North'
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