M27 motorway

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M27
Route information
Length27.9 mi (44.9 km)
Existed1972–present
HistoryConstructed 1972–83
Major junctions
West endCadnam
50°55′06″N 1°35′35″W / 50.9182°N 1.5930°W / 50.9182; -1.5930 (M27 motorway (western end))
 Junction 3.svg UK-Motorway-M271.svg
J3 → M271 motorway
Junction 4.svg UK-Motorway-M3.svg
J4 → M3 motorway
Junction 12.svg UK-Motorway-M275.svg
J12 → M275 motorway
East endPortsmouth
50°50′12″N 1°03′54″W / 50.8366°N 1.0650°W / 50.8366; -1.0650 (M27 motorway (eastern end))
Location
Primary
destinations
Southampton, Fareham, Portsmouth, (Ringwood), (Bournemouth), (Salisbury), (Winchester), (Chichester), (Brighton)
Road network
M26M32

The M27 is a motorway in Hampshire, England. The main reason it was built was to link the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. It is not yet finished, and more of it to the east has not been built yet.[1][2]

Junctions[change | change source]

M27 motorway junctions
miles km Westbound exits (B carriageway) Junction Eastbound exits (A carriageway) Coordinates
0.0
1.2
0.0
2.0
Road continues as A31 to The WEST, Ringwood, Bournemouth, Poole, and Dorchester Terminus
J1
Cadnam A336, Brook, Bramshaw B3079, Lyndhurst A337
50°55′14″N 1°35′22″W / 50.92051°N 1.58958°W / 50.92051; -1.58958 (M27, Junction 1)
The New Forest, Cadnam, Lyndhurst A337
Start of motorway
4.2
4.6
6.8
7.4
Salisbury A36, Fawley A326 J2 Salisbury, Romsey A36, Fawley A326, Paultons Park 50°56′45″N 1°31′46″W / 50.94583°N 1.52950°W / 50.94583; -1.52950 (M27, Junction 2)
6.6
6.8
10.6
11.0
Southampton, The Docks M271(S), Romsey M271(N) J3 Southampton, The Docks M271 50°56′45″N 1°28′35″W / 50.94577°N 1.47637°W / 50.94577; -1.47637 (M27, Junction 3)
Rownhams Services (Roadchef) Services Rownhams Services (Roadchef) 50°57′26″N 1°26′57″W / 50.95732°N 1.44917°W / 50.95732; -1.44917 (M27, Rownhams Services)
9.4
9.8
15.2
15.7
The MIDLANDS, London, Winchester M3 J4 The MIDLANDS, London, Winchester M3 50°57′14″N 1°24′28″W / 50.95394°N 1.40767°W / 50.95394; -1.40767 (M27, Junction 4)
11.7
11.9
18.9
19.2
Southampton, Eastleigh, Airport 20 airtransportation.svg A335 J5 Southampton, Eastleigh, Airport 20 airtransportation.svg A335 50°56′58″N 1°22′16″W / 50.94948°N 1.37115°W / 50.94948; -1.37115 (M27, Junction 5)
Non- exsistent J6 'Non-exsistent'
15.5
15.7
24.9
25.2
Hedge End A334 J7 Hedge End, Botley A334 50°55′01″N 1°19′03″W / 50.91700°N 1.31763°W / 50.91700; -1.31763 (M27, Junction 7)
16.2
17.0
26.0
27.4
Southampton, Hamble, East Docks A3024 J8 Southampton (E), Hamble A3024 50°53′54″N 1°18′44″W / 50.89838°N 1.31222°W / 50.89838; -1.31222 (M27, Junction 8)
19.9
20.6
32.1
33.1
Fareham (W) A27, Whiteley J9 Fareham (W) A27, Whiteley 50°52′28″N 1°15′09″W / 50.87431°N 1.25257°W / 50.87431; -1.25257 (M27, Junction 9)
23.2
23.5
37.4
37.8
Alton A32 (No access from A32 to M27) J10 No exit 50°52′00″N 1°10′56″W / 50.86678°N 1.18232°W / 50.86678; -1.18232 (M27, Junction 10)
24.4
24.7
39.2
39.8
Fareham (C) A27, Gosport (A32) J11 Fareham (C) A27, Gosport (A32) 50°51′36″N 1°09′27″W / 50.86004°N 1.15760°W / 50.86004; -1.15760 (M27, Junction 11)
27.7
28.1
44.6
45.2
Portsmouth, Ferries M275 J12 Cosham, Paulsgrove, Hilsea A27, Portsmouth (W), Ferries M275 50°50′32″N 1°05′34″W / 50.84213°N 1.09271°W / 50.84213; -1.09271 (M27, Junction 12)
29.0 46.6 Start of motorway Terminus No exit, access to A3 via J12 50°55′14″N 1°35′22″W / 50.92051°N 1.58958°W / 50.92051; -1.58958 (M27, Junction 1)
Cosham A3(N), Hilsea A3(S) Road continues as A27 to Havant, Portsmouth (E), Brighton and London (A3(M))
Notes
  • Distances in kilometres and carriageway identifiers are obtained from driver location signs/location marker posts. Where a junction spans several hundred metres (yards) and the data is available, both the start and finish values for the junction are shown.
  • Coordinate data from ACME Mapper.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[change | change source]

  1. "M27 Portsmouth-Chichester". Pathetic Motorways.
  2. "M27 – The South Coast Motorway and A3(M) Statistics and options". The Motorway Archive Trust. Archived from the original on 11 March 2007. Retrieved 27 January 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)