- A58 road
UK road routebox
caption=Harehills Parade, A58, Roundhay Road,
Harehills, Leeds(looking towards Wetherby).
destinations= St Helens
Bolton Bury Rochdale
The A58 is a major
roadin northern Englandthat runs between Prescot, Merseysideand Wetherby, West Yorkshire.
It runs north east from
Prescotnear Liverpoolvia St Helens, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Hindley, Westhoughton, Bolton, Bury, Heywood, Rochdaleand Littleborough then over the Penninesinto West Yorkshire.
The road then goes through
Ripponden, Sowerby Bridgeto Halifax and onwards to Leedsvia the villages of Hipperholme, Birkenshaw and Drighlington. It runs through Leeds as the A58(M) motorway(part of the Leeds Inner Ring Road), then north-east through Scarcroft, Bardsey and Collingham to its terminus at Wetherby.
The original route between
Leedsand Wetherbypartially bypasses its original route, diverting from Roundhay Road/ Wetherby Road, at the Fforde Green in Harehills, where it runs along the Easterly Road dual carriagewaypassing Oakwood and Gipton. The re-routed A58meets its original route at Boggart Hill in Seacroft. The re-routed section was constructed in the 1930sand had a branch of the Leeds Tramwayrunning along the central reservation until the 1950s, the proposed Leeds Supertramwas also to run this route.
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