The Motorway Achievement, Volume 1: Visualisation of the British Motorway System: Policy and Administration available in Hardcover
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- Telford, Thomas Limited
The creation of the UK motorway network in the second half of the 20th century facilitated a dramatic improvement in the mobility of people and goods and contributed greatly to the prosperity enjoyed today.
- Recounts the many attempts to promote substantial road improvement and new road planning in the first half of the 20th century
- Includes a reprint of Sir Frederick Cook's seminal report along with other papers reflecting the altered attitude to motorways
- An account of Harold Watkinson's contribution, who, though not the first to announce a motorway, did more than most Ministers of Transport to initiate the motorway programme