What is the UK’s longest motorway?

Which is longer M1 or M6?

The M6 is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom. It is also one of the busiest motorways in the country. … The motorway is 230 miles (370km) long. This is 37 miles longer than the M1 motorway.

Is the M5 the longest motorway?

The M5 is a motorway in England linking the Midlands with the South West.

M5 motorway.

Looking south towards junction 20
Route information
Maintained by Highways England
Length 162.9 mi (262.2 km)

Why is there no M7 motorway?

Answer: A motorway just relates to the A road that it’s relieving pressure from. The reason there is no M7 is that the A7, which runs from Carlisle to Edinburgh has no need for a motorway to relieve it. … The way the roads are organised, the numbers were set up centred on London.

Which counties have no motorways?

There are 9 counties with no motorways (London, Isle of White, Rutland, Cornwall, Norfolk, Dorset, Northumberland, Suffolk and East Sussex) The first motorway service station was at Watford Gap on the M1 which opened… just in case you were struggling to sleep!!

What is the oldest motorway?

M1 motorway

Existed 1959–present
History Opened: 1959 Completed: 1999
Major junctions
South end Staples Corner, London (A406)51.5755°N 0.2351°W

Who owns the M25?

M25 motorway

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Part of E 15 and E 30
Maintained by Connect Plus (contracted to National Highways)
Length 117 mi (188 km)
Existed 1975–present