Is This Really Britain's Most Terrifying Junction?

It's our very own Hanger Lane Gyratory

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The BBC has a whole section about the Gyratory here


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The Hanger Lane Gyratory system in Ealing has been voted as the most frightening junction in the country - scarier than the notorious Spaghetti junction in Birmingham.

At its widest, it spans eight lanes, which run around Hanger Lane Underground Station and a nature reserve.

28 per cent of those polled by the Highway Insurance company voted that Hanger Lane, a complex roundabout system where the A40 Western Avenue meets the North Circular Road near Ealing was the trickiest.

These are the scariest road junctions overall according to British drivers:

1. Hanger Lane Gyratory System, west London
2. Spaghetti Junction, Birmingham
3. Marble Arch, central London
4. Elephant and Castle, south London
5. South Mimms, A1/M25, Hertfordshire
6. M4/M5 interchange, Bristol
7. Magic Roundabout, Swindon, Wiltshire
8. M8 junctions through central Glasgow
9. Mancunian Way junctions, Manchester
10. Sheriffhall Roundabout, Edinburgh

Are you scared of Hanger Lane?


July 20 2010