A657 road

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A657 road
Route information
Length: 8 mi (13 km)
Major junctions
East end: Bramley
53°48′15″N 1°37′15″W / 53.8042°N 1.6209°W / 53.8042; -1.6209 (A657 road (eastern end))
West end: Saltaire
53°50′07″N 1°47′39″W / 53.8354°N 1.7941°W / 53.8354; -1.7941 (A657 road (western end))
Road network

The A657 is an A road in West Yorkshire, England that begins in Bramley and ends in Saltaire near Shipley. The road is approximately 8 miles (13 km) long.

The road starts from the Bramley Town End (Stanningley By-Pass junction) and ends at the junction with the A650 at Saltaire.


Much of the A657 was originally the Shipley and Bramley Turnpike, with toll gates at Windhill Bar, Greengates Bar and Rodley Lane Bar.[1]

In 2010, funding was secured to replace the roundabout at Saltaire (where the A657 ends) by a new traffic light system.[2] The development was completed at the end of 2013, but opinion was divided on whether the change was an improvement.[3]

Places along the A657[edit]


  1. ^ "Shipley and Bramley Turnpike". Leeds Intelligencer. 1848-11-11. Retrieved 2015-01-18. Subscription or UK public library membership required
  2. ^ Meneaud, Mark (2010-12-24). "Work to start on Saltaire roundabout scheme". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 2015-01-18. 
  3. ^ Tate, Chris (2014-12-26). "Improvements to Saltaire traffic blackspot still divide opinion". Retrieved 2015-01-18. 

Coordinates: 53°49′46″N 1°41′59″W / 53.8294°N 1.6996°W / 53.8294; -1.6996 (A657 road)