A51 road

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A51
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The A51 in Staffordshire
Route information
Maintained by
Cheshire East Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Shropshire Council
Staffordshire County Council
Warwickshire County Council
Existed: 1922 – present
Major junctions
North end: Chester
52°33′31″N 1°40′51″W / 52.5586°N 1.6808°W / 52.5586; -1.6808 (A51, northern terminus)
 
South end: Kingsbury
53°11′32″N 2°52′56″W / 53.1921°N 2.8821°W / 53.1921; -2.8821 (A51, southern terminus)
Location
Counties: Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire
Primary
destinations
:
Chester
Nantwich
Stone
Rugeley
Lichfield
Tamworth
Road network

The A51 is a road in England running from Chester to Kingsbury, Warwickshire.

It takes on the following route:

The A51 is used by some long-distance traffic as an alternative to the M6 motorway, which is prone to congestion through Birmingham. The nearby M6 Toll motorway now serves a similar function.

Coordinates: 52°56′32″N 2°16′15″W / 52.9421°N 2.2707°W / 52.9421; -2.2707 (A51 road)