A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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The numbering zones for A-roads in Great Britain

List of A roads in zone 2 in Great Britain starting south of the River Thames and east of the A3 (roads beginning with 2).

Single- and double-digit roads[edit]

George Inn, Meopham, on the A227
Alexandra pub, Chatham, on the A230
Road From To Notes
A2 The Borough, Central London Dover The section between Three Crutches (east of Gravesend) and Brenley Corner (near Faversham) has mostly been replaced by the M2 Motorway for long-distance traffic
A20 New Cross, South East London Dover
A21 Lewisham, South East London Hastings The section from Badgers Mount (south east of Croydon) to Chipstead (north west of Sevenoaks) has mostly been replaced by the M25 Motorway to complete the belt around London.
A22 Purley Eastbourne
A23 County Hall, Central London Brighton Formerly included part of Westminster Bridge Road (now part of A302).
A24 Clapham Worthing
A25 Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks, Borough Green Guildford
A26 Maidstone Newhaven
A27 Whiteparish Pevensey
A28 Margate Baldslow
A29 Capel Bognor Regis

Triple-digit roads[edit]

Road From To Notes
A200 London Bridge Greenwich
A201 King's Cross, Central London Bricklayers Arms, Central London Part of the London Inner Ring Road
A202 Victoria Station, Central London New Cross Gate, South East London Part of the London Inner Ring Road where it crosses the Thames at Vauxhall Bridge.
A203 Vauxhall Brixton
A204 Brixton Tulse Hill
A205 Woolwich Chiswick London's South Circular Road.
A206 Greenwich Greenhithe
A207 Charlton Dartford The section of the A207 east of Welling Way is the former A2 before it was bypassed to the south.
A208 Eltham Orpington
A209 Plumstead Falconwood
A210 Eltham Blendon
A211 Eltham Ruxley
A212 Catford Forestdale
A213 Sydenham Broad Green
A214 Wandsworth West Wickham
A215 Elephant and Castle Shirley
A216 Streatham Mitcham
A217 Fulham Horley
A218 Wandsworth South Wimbledon
A219 Harlesden South Wimbledon
A220 Erith Bexleyheath
A221 Bexleyheath Sidcup
A222 Croydon Old Bexley
A223 Foots Cray Crayford
A224 Foots Cray Sevenoaks Previously terminated at a junction with the then A21 at Badgers Mount, south of Orpington; extended to Sevenoaks along the route of the old A21 and A2028.
A225 Dartford Sevenoaks
A226 Crayford Rochester, Gravesend
A227 Gravesend Shipbourne, Tonbridge
A228 Tunbridge Wells Lower Stoke Maidstone
A229 Rochester Hurst Green Originally followed what is now the B2097 in Chatham. Originally ended in Baldslow. Truncated to Sedlescombe when the A21 was rerouted, and rerouted to its current route in the 1990s; the old route is now the B2244.
A230 Horsted Chatham A230 in Sussex is not listed so may have been superseded by the A275
A231 Chatham Chatham
A232 Ewell Orpington
A233 Bromley Common Westerham
A234 Crystal Palace Beckenham
A235 Purley Thornton Heath Pond In two sections north and south of Croydon town centre, the middle part having formed the main shopping street of Croydon (North End), which is now pedestrianised.
A236 South Croydon Mitcham
A237 Mitcham Common Coulsdon
A238 Kingston upon Thames Colliers Wood The section between Lower Downs Road and Raynes Park Railway Station has a designated cycle lane
A239 Morden Park Mitcham Common Originally assigned to the Kingston upon Thames bypass (when construction began, this became the A3 instead, while the old route of the A3 became the A3063 (A239 was not used as it was out of zone) for a short time, but is now part of the A308 and A307). The current road was assigned as an upgrade to three B-roads.
A240 Burgh Heath Kingston upon Thames
A241 Unused Previously a road between Epsom and Banstead (now part of the B284).
A242 Reigate Merstham
A243 Leatherhead Surbiton
A244 Leatherhead Hounslow
A245 Leatherhead Horsell
A246 Leatherhead Guildford
A247 Woking Clandon Park
A248 Shere Peasmarsh
A249 Maidstone Sheerness
A250 Sheerness Queenborough
A251 Faversham Ashford
A252 Charing Chilham
A253 Sarre Ramsgate
A254 Margate Ramsgate Inland route via Westwood
A255 Margate Ramsgate via Broadstairs
A256 Whitfield St Peter's
A257 Canterbury Sandwich
A258 Dover Sandwich
A259 Folkestone Emsworth
A260 Barham Folkestone
A261 Lympne Hythe
A262 Tenterden Lamberhurst
A263 Unused Previously a road between Pembury and Royal Tunbridge Wells (now A228 (from old A21), A264, and Calverley Road).
A264 Tunbridge Wells Horsham
A265 Hurst Green Heathfield Significant portion is now B2102 and B2192 from Heathfield to Ringmer. Until the 1990s, continued to what is now the B2244 (then part of the A229) in Hawkhurst via what is now part of the A229.
A266 Unused Previously a road between Frant and Hurst Green (now B2099).
A267 Tunbridge Wells Lower Dicker
A268 Flimwell Rye Previously allocated to a road in Cross In Hand from A265 (now B2102) to A267. This became a spur of the A267 when the current A268 was created, and is now a spur of the B2102. For a short time continued west to the then A266 in Ticehurst. Originally followed what is now the B2088 in Four Oaks.
A269 Bexhill Ninfield
A270 Southwick Coldean Formerly part of the A27 before a bypass was constructed around Brighton in the early 1990s. Original alignment went from Sidley Green to Glyne Gap, and was renumbered the A2036 to discourage through traffic.
A271 Hailsham Battle
A272 Heathfield Chilcomb The road now takes a different route around Haywards Heath and not through the town as before (the old road is now the B2272). Original westerly end was at Stockbridge; this section became the B3049 when the road was rerouted along the middle section of the B3420. Originally followed what is now the B2102 to the then-A265 (now the B2192) in Blackboys; swapped routes when the A265 was downgraded west of the A267.
A273 Haywards Heath Pyecombe Previously allocated to a road between Ringmer and Golden Cross (now the B2124). The road number was reused on the current route (an upgrade of part of the B2028 and B2036, though was later rerouted around Burgess Hill) around the same time.
A274 Maidstone Biddenden Previously allocated to a road between Lewes and Pevensey (now part of the A27).
A275 Forest Row Lewes Original southernmost end was at Newhaven; the road was truncated to Lewes when the A26 was extended to Newhaven; this is now the B2193 and unclassified Kingston Road, Piddinghoe Road, and Lewes Road. The road originally followed what is now the A2029 into Lewes.
A276 Unused Originally proposed to be Worthing to Newhaven; this became part of the A259 (and the B2109 from Newhaven to Eastbourne became the B259, but two years later became the A259) right before the numbering was finalized in 1922, and the number was instead used on the road from the A275 in to the A26 in Lewes that day. That road became part of the rerouted A275, while the old route of the A275 became part of an extended A2029.
A277 Lewes Lewes Town Road, connecting the A26 and the A27; formerly part of the A27. The original alignment went from Brighton to Portslade-by-Sea (became part of extended B2066 and B2194).
A278 Rainham Bredhurst Previously allocated to a road between Felbridge and Horsham (now part of the A264).
A279 Unused Previously a road between Handcross and Lower Beeding. Downgraded to a B-class road, an extension of the B2110, while the A279 spur became part of an extended B2115.
A280 Findon Angmering Originally allocated to a road from A281 to A279 (now part of the B2110) in Lower Beeding; this became a spur of the A279 (now part of the B2115) in 1935 when the current A280 was created as an upgrade of part of the B2140.
A281 Guildford Pyecombe Near Cranleigh the road used to head south on what is now the B2130, Stovolds Hill, a now-destroyed road, and Dunsfold Road to Alford, where it rejoined the modern route. The road was rerouted with the construction of Dunsfold Aerodrome during World War II. Previously followed Old Guildford Road in Broadbridge Heath, and West Street and East Street in Horsham.
A282 Darenth Thurrock Part of the London Orbital (M25). Previously allocated to a road between Broadbridge Heath and Five Oaks (now part of the A264).
A283 Milford Shoreham-by-Sea
A284 Houghton Littlehampton
A285 Petworth Chichester
A286 Milford Birdham
A287 Hook Haslemere
A288 Southsea Portsmouth
A289 Strood Gillingham
A290 Canterbury Whitstable
A291 Sturry Herne Bay
A292 Ashford M20 at Willesborough, Kent Previously allocated to Magazine Road in Ashford.
A293 Portslade Bypass and A27 junction. Portslade
A294 Unused Previously a road between Chichester and Bognor Regis (now part of the A259).
A295 Hailsham Amberstone, East Sussex Previously allocated to a road between Dartford and Oxleas Wood (now A2 and Rochester Avenue; the old route of the A2 was partially declassified and the rest became part of the A207).
A296 Dartford Bean interchange, near Bluewater Former route of the A2. Originally allocated to Watling Street from the A226 to the A2 (now the current A296). Extended east over the old route of the A2 in 1972 and rerouted along the current route in 1978.
A297 Morden Hall Park, Merton Rose Hill Previously continued into Sutton and Belmont to meet the A217. Downgraded to B2230.
A298 New Malden East of Raynes Park
A299 Brenley Corner, near Faversham Ramsgate

Four digit roads[edit]

Road From To Notes
A2000 Crayford Slade Green
A2001 Chislehurst Road, Sidcup High Street, Sidcup
A2002 Unused Ran from A25 northeast to A217 in Reigate; this became part of the A25/A217 one way system when the Reigate tunnel section was pedestrianised.
A2003 Dorking North Holmwood Previously allocated to Mongers Lane in Ewell.
A2004 Crawley A23 at Crawley Previously allocated to Waterden Road from A246 to A322 in Guildford (now a spur of the A246).
A2005 Unused Ran from the A28 through the centre of Canterbury to the A28. Was originally planned to be assigned to the bypass, while the A28 was planned to go though the centre, but this was flipped when it was found that the bypass was more widely used.
A2006 Unused Ran from A255 (now High Street) to A255 (now King Street) in Ramsgate (now part of the A255).
A2007 Unused Ran from A2 (later A256; now Biggin Street) to A20 (now B2011) in Dover via Priory Road (now part of the A256).
A2008 Unused Ran along Scanlons Bridge Road in Hythe (now part of the A259 one-way system).
A2009 Unused Ran from A262 to A28 in High Halden; this became part of the A262, while the old route of the A262 to the north is now Biddenden Road.
A2010 Seven Dials, Brighton West Street, Brighton
A2011 M23 J10 A23 at Crawley The original one ran from the A3 south to Clarence Pier in Portsmouth (became part of the A288), and after this, ran from Ditton to Bearsted via Aylesford (now Station Road, Forstal Road, Sandling Lane, and Bearsted Road).
A2012 Reserved Reserved for the Thames Gateway Crossing. The original one ran from A223 (now declassified High Street) to A224 in Orpington (now part of the A232), and after this, ran from Leatherhead to Fetcham (now B2122).
A2013 Unused The original one ran along London Road, High Street, and White Post Hill through Farmingham, and after this, ran from A284 to A259 (now B2187) in Littlehampton; this became part of the A259 when the bypass opened.
A2014 A21 near Tonbridge A26 near Tonbridge Previously allocated to Bull Lane, High Street, and Old London Road in Wrotham until the M20 was constructed and the westernmost portion destroyed.
A2015 Catford Beckenham
A2016 Plumstead Erith Previously allocated to Fraser Road from A206 (now Pembroke Road) to A206 (now Walnut Tree Road) in Erith; this became part of the A206 while the road was reassigned to the old route of the A206 (now Pembroke Road, Jessett Close, West Street, and Walnot Tree Road).
A2017 Strood Strood North Street; signed as a spur of the A228
A2018 Bexley Dartford
A2019 Unused Location is unknown, but this clearly existed by 1935, which is when the A2030 was created, as numbers were designated in order.
A2020 Unused Ran from A20 (now M20 J5) in Aylesford to A20 (now M20 J8) east of Bearsted; created in 1961, but renumbered in 1977 to its original designation of A20. There was an earlier A2020, but its location is unknown.
A2021 Willingdon Eastbourne
A2022 West Wickham Epsom Previously allocated to a road from Kingsfold to A29; this became a spur of the A29, and is now the unclassified Marches Road.
A2023 Hove West Blatchington
A2024 Unused Ran from Crockerhill to Climping (now B2233).
A2025 South Lancing North Lancing
A2026 Thames Road, Dartford Home Gardens, Dartford Previously allocated to Kingston Road and High Street in Ewell, with spurs on London Road and Cheam Road.
A2027 Unused Ran from A271 at Boreham Street to A269 (now B2204) west of Battle (became B2204; but in the 1990s the designations of the A271, A269, and B2204 were moved around, so this is now part of the A271).
A2028 Unused Ran from what is now B2211 (then part of the A21) to Sevenoaks (now A224) along the old alignment of the A21. There was an earlier A2028, but its location is unknown.
A2029 A275 near Lewes A26 near Lewes Originally a short link in Lewes; later extended northwest replacing part of the A275.
A2030 Bedhampton Southsea
A2031 Offington Lane, Worthing Teville Road, Worthing
A2032 West Worthing East Worthing
A2033 A259 at Folkestone A260 at Folkestone
A2034 M20 motorway near Channel Tunnel Folkestone
A2035 Unused Ran from A2 via High Street (the old route of the A2) in Chatham to the A2; this became part of a then-new one-way system on the A2, except for one pedestrianized portion, but when the one-way system on the A2 was eliminated, this road became the C460, while the portion east of the A231 reverted to its previous B-road number of B2003.
A2036 North of Bexhill East of Bexhill
A2037 Henfield Upper Beeding
A2038 Brighton Brighton
A2039 Unused Ran along Park Hill Road from the A232 to the A212 in Croydon.
A2040 Eastbourne Eastbourne The Avenue, Eastbourne Town Cntre
A2041 Thamesmead Abbey Wood
A2042 Ashford Kennington
A2043 Cheam Norbiton
A2044 Reigate Salfords
A2045 Unused Ran from M2 motorway Junction 3 near Walderslade to Lordswood. Declassified by 2011.
A2046 Unused Ran from the A3 to the A288 in Portsmouth (now part of the A2030, except for the section on Greetham Street which is now unclassified).
A2047 Hilsea Portsmouth
A2050 Harbledown Bridge Link road to/from A2 (Dover Road) and Canterbury city centre. Briefly becomes part of A28 after Rheims Way and until New Dover Road.
A2052 Unused Ran from Charlton to Millennium Dome. Declassified by 2009.
A2056 Unused Listed in DfT Roads List as a road in Greenwich. Unknown where it went.
A2066 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
A2067 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
A2068 Reserved Reserved for Tonbridge.
A2070 Kennington Brenzett
A2071 Unused Listed in DfT Roads List as a road in Portsmouth. Unknown where it went.
A2073 Unused Ran from A27 (now A270) to A23 in Brighton (now A270 spur).
A2099 Reserved Reserved for Kingsdowne Road (current A3210), Kingston upon Thames, even though it is out of zone.
A2100 Johns Cross Hastings, between Ashdown and Conquest
A2101 Silverhill Hastings town centre Short link road
A2102 Bohemia, Hastings St Leonards-on-Sea Short link road
A2198 The Borough Tower Bridge Long Lane
A2199 Herne Hill Crystal Palace In the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark: Croxted Road, South Croxted Road; in the London Borough of Southwark: Dulwich Wood Park, College Road
A2200 Unused Ran along Queen Elizabeth Street from A100 to A200.
A2201 Unused Ran as a road from A200 and A101 in Rotherhithe Tunnel to the Rotherhithe Street bridge in Surrey Quays (Now B205, Brunel Road, and Rotherhithe Street).
A2202 Unused Ran from A200 in Surrey Quays to Norway Gate (Lady Dock entrance) (Now B205).
A2203 A206 Blackwall Tunnel Blackwall Lane
A2204 Woolwich Woolwich Ferry Unsigned short access road from Woolwich Ferry to the South Circular Road
A2205 Tower Bridge Road Tooley Street, near London Bridge station Bermondsey Street
A2206 Rotherhithe Tower Bridge Road
A2207 Unused Ran along Abbey Street and Druid Street from A200 in South London to Crucifix Lane (Abbey Street portion became part of the B202, a portion replaced by A200 one-way service, and the rest was declassified). Originally followed Thurland Road and Spa Road from Old Jamaica Road to the A2206; the route was relocated when the A200 was rerouted off of Old Jamaica Road.
A2208 Old Kent Road Surrey Quays
A2209 Deptford Deptford Bridge Deptford Church Street
A2210 Deptford Lewisham
A2211 Greenwich Lewisham
A2212 Lee Green Bromley Previously allocated to Lewis Grove in Lewisham from A20 to A21. This became a spur of the A21 when the number was reused on the current route, an upgrade of the southern end of the B212.
A2213 Blackheath Eltham
A2214 Brixton New Cross
A2215 Peckham Peckham Rye
A2216 Sydenham Denmark Hill
A2217 Clapham Common Camberwell
A2218 Sydenham Bell Green, Sydenham
A2219 Crawley Crawley
A2220 Copthorne Crawley
A2260 Southfleet Northfleet
A2270 Polegate Eastbourne
A2280 Eastbourne Eastbourne Cross levels Way from Kings Drive to Lottbridge Drove and A22 junction for Golden Jubilee Way.
A2290 Eastbourne Eastbourne Short link road
A2300 Burgess Hill Hickstead
A2310 Unused erroneously shown on maps from Brompton, Kent to Medway Tunnel. That is actually the C372.
A2500 Cowstead Farm Eastchurch
A2590 Reserved Reserved for former A259 in Bexhill when bypass is complete.
A2690 Bexhill Hastings Created 2015.
A2691 Bexhill Bexhill Created 2019.
A2700 A27, Worthing West Worthing Technically the route has no A-number and remains a C-status road with the number C37 (West Sussex). Some road signs in the local area say A2700, but are covered up.[1]
A2990 Yorkletts Herne Bay Former route of the A299 which now bypasses Whitstable to the south.
  1. ^ "A2700 – Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki". www.sabre-roads.org.uk. Retrieved 22 February 2019.