A4040 road

A4040 road

UK road routebox
road= A4040
length-mi= 25
length-km= 50
direction= Circular
start= Cotteridge
destinations= Birmingham
end= Cotteridge
junctions= ukroadsmall|441

The A4040 is the Outer Ring Road in Birmingham, England. It is the route followed by the Birmingham Outer Circle bus route. It was formed mainly of redesignated old roads, unlike Birmingham's inner (A4400) and middle road road (A4540), which were mostly purpose built.

Places along the route include:
* Cotteridge
* Cadbury chocolate factory and Cadbury World
* Bournville
* Selly Oak
* Harborne
* Bearwood
* Winson Green
* Winson Green Prison
* Midland Metro Winson Green/Outer Circle stop
* Handsworth
* Handsworth Wood
* Witton
* Aston
* M6 motorway (passes overhead twice at Witton as the road heads north, and near Fort Shopping Park as the road heads south)
* Gravelly Hill
* Fort Shopping Park
* Stechford
* Yardley
* Swan Shopping Centre (South Yardley)
* South Yardley
* Acocks Green
* Fox Hollies
* Billesley
* Kings Heath
* Stirchley

ee also

*Transport in Birmingham

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