Links

Links:
Other sites you may enjoy:

Motorway Service areas:

Forton Services: A detailed site about Forton and the Pennine Tower

The Service area operators sites:

Westmorland / First / RoadChef / Moto / Welcome Break / Extra

Traffic Information:

Highways Agency – UK Government site with traffic information and flow maps.

http://www.frixo.com/ – A newer site with traffic information specific to motorways

Roads:
SABRE – Society for all British Road enthusiasts.

Pathetic Motorways – Information on motorways that maybe shouldn’t be motorways

Always A Welcome – Not a web site – a book about Motorways Service Stations – highly recommended, lots of photographs and information, with an architectual slant.

Destination Nowhere – Again another book. The writer stayed at South Mimms for a week and wrote about life that passed by there, creating contemporary diary of life in an MSA.

Motorway Archive – History of the Motorway infrastructure

UK Roads Portal – A good source of links and information about roads and road history

About Driving Abroad – <<-what it says on the tin really! Lots of advice and tips on various topics.

Other Curiosity sites:
Like to stay – Maybe your best memories of motorways were when you were going on holiday. This site covers many holiday destinations with a fantastic collection of postcards and memorabilia

KidOfSpeed: Take a motorcycle journey through the dead city of Chernobl (advance the story using the links at the bottom of the page)

Disused Japanese Amusement park: Creepy photos from a park that opened in 1973, and closed in 1999

DefunctParks: Disused amusement parks in the USA

 

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