A165 road

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A165 road
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Major junctions
North end: Burniston
54°19′17″N 0°26′37″W / 54.3214°N 0.4435°W / 54.3214; -0.4435 (A165 road (northern end))
  A171 A171 road
A64 A64 road
A1039 A1039 road
A614 A614 road
A1035 A1035 road
A63 A63 road
A1033 A1033 road
A1038 A1038 road
A1165 A1165 road
A1079 A1079 road
South end: Kingston upon Hull
53°44′55″N 0°20′48″W / 53.7485°N 0.3467°W / 53.7485; -0.3467 (A165 road (southern end))
Road network

The A165 is a road that links Scarborough and Kingston upon Hull, both in Yorkshire, England. It is close to the coast for the northern part of the route. It takes the following route

Speed Limits[edit]

Much of the road is through countryside, and has the National speed limit (60 miles per hour (97 km/h)) applied. A 3.5 miles (5.6 km) stretch of the road passing the village of Leven in East Yorkshire (known as the Leven bypass) is Dual Carriageway, carrying a 70 miles per hour (110 km/h) speed limit.

The road does however pass through many villages and settlements, where the limit is reduced. A 30 miles per hour (48 km/h) speed limit is in operation through Beeford, Bridlington, Filey, Skirlaugh. A 40 miles per hour (64 km/h) limit exists through other villages such as Fraisthorpe and Coniston.

In Scarborough, Bridlington, and the Kingston upon Hull boundary, the limit is 30 miles per hour (48 km/h) or 40 miles per hour (64 km/h).

Some stretches of 30 miles per hour (48 km/h) or 40 miles per hour (64 km/h) limits are monitored at certain times by mobile speed cameras, operated by Safer Roads Humber.


In the European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP) survey, which gives all major roads in Europe a safety rating, the A165 is categorised as 'Medium-high risk' [1].

Coordinates: 54°02′07″N 0°14′36″W / 54.0352°N 0.2432°W / 54.0352; -0.2432 (A165 road)