M69 motorway

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M69 shield
Route information
Length15.7 mi (25.3 km)
Existed1976 (1976)–present
HistoryConstructed 1976–77
Major junctions
North endLeicester
Major intersectionsUK-Motorway-M6.svg
M6 motorway
Junction 3.svg/Junction 21.svg UK-Motorway-M1.svg
M1 motorway
South endCoventry
CountryUnited Kingdom
Nuneaton, Hinckley
Road network

The M69 is a controlled-access highway in the Midlands of England. It goes between the M6, near Coventry, and the M1, near Leicester. The motorway is about 16 miles (26 km) long and first opened in 1977.[1]

Junctions[change | change source]

M69 motorway junctions
Southwestbound exits (B carriageway) Junction Northeastbound exits (A carriageway) Coordinates[2]
Road continues to Coventry (South) and Leamington Spa via A46' M6, J2 Coventry (North), Birmingham, The South, Rugby, Kettering M6(A14)
Coventry (Central) A4600
Ansty B4065
Non-motorway traffic
52°26′14″N 1°25′24″W / 52.43724°N 1.42341°W / 52.43724; -1.42341
Birmingham M6

Coventry (Central) A4600

Ansty B4065

Start of motorway
Nuneaton A5
Hinckley B4109
J1 Nuneaton A5
Hinckley B4109
52°30′55″N 1°21′40″W / 52.51516°N 1.36123°W / 52.51516; -1.36123
Hinckley B4669 J2 No access (on-ramp only) 52°32′25″N 1°19′01″W / 52.54017°N 1.31698°W / 52.54017; -1.31698
Start of motorway J3
Cntl Leicester (S)'Freemens|Liberty Circus'
Leicester SW, Fosse Park A5460
City Centre (West End), Highcross)
Braunstone, Thorpe Astley[3] A563/N
Cntl Leicester(SE,E) Southfields:St-George
Leicester S, SE, Whetstone
Wigston, Oadby A563/E
Narborough-Enderby (B4114)
Leicester NW, N, NE, Newark M1(A46)
The North - Nottingham M1/N
The South - Northampton (M1/S)
52°36′04″N 1°11′46″W / 52.6011°N 1.19604°W / 52.6011; -1.19604

References[change | change source]

  1. "Motorways Programme HC Deb 4 May 1971 vol 816 cc332-5W". Hansard. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
  2. Junction coordinates from OpenStreetMap
  3. Thorpe Astley, New Lubbesthorpe Garden Suburb