A172 road (England)

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A172 road
Major junctions
North end: Middlesbrough
54°34′37″N 1°13′43″W / 54.5770°N 1.2287°W / 54.5770; -1.2287 (A172 road (northern end))
  A19 A19 road
A173 A173 road
A171 A171 road
A66 A66 road
A174 A174 road
South end: Ingleby Arncliffe
54°23′09″N 1°19′07″W / 54.3859°N 1.3186°W / 54.3859; -1.3186 (A172 road (southern end))
Road network

The A172 is a major road in North Yorkshire, and the unitary authority of Middlesbrough, England. It runs from Ingleby Arncliffe to Middlesbrough. [1] [2]

Marton Road[edit]

Marton Road is that part of the length of the A172 that links Middlesbrough to Ladgate Lane.

Marton Road itself runs from the centre of Middlesbrough, starting at around the site of the old St. John's Church and runs to Marton Crossroads at Ladgate Lane.

Along its route the road passes several sites of local interest, including the James Cook University Hospital, and Stewart Park.

Stokesley Road[edit]

The A172 changes its name to Stokesley Road at Marton Crossroads. The road can be used to join the A19 north to Newcastle and Sunderland and south. The road also joins the A174 (at this point called the Parkway) to the coastal towns of Redcar, Saltburn and Whitby.

The road can become notoriously congested and is famous locally for the "Marton Crawl" which happens during peak times. The Marton Crawl can take anything up to 20 minutes to get from Middlesbrough town centre to Marton itself.

There are a number of bus services which operate along part or all of the road. Amongst these are: 27(Marton-Netherfields), 28 (Saltburn), 29 (Stokesley) and 63 (Redcar), which are operated by Arriva.

Dixons Bank[edit]

After bridging the A174 trunk road (the Parkway), the name changes to Dixons Bank.

Pannierman Lane[edit]

Pannierman Lane is that part of the road that is part of the Nunthorpe by-pass, and continues to Stokesley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A172 road (England)". Rediff.Com. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "A172 road (England)". Google. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

Coordinates: 54°28′59″N 1°10′39″W / 54.4830°N 1.1775°W / 54.4830; -1.1775 (A172 road)