History – After 1900

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Ferrybridge Power Station

The giant cooling towers of Ferrybridge power station represented an important psychological milestone for those travelling the Great North Road in.....

Wansford – Bauhaus

This Bauhaus inspired building has been a notable feature for travellers on the Great North Road since it was constructed in the early 1930s. It has seen.....

De Havilland – Hatfield

Many who travelled the Great North Road during the 20th Century will recall the latest De Havilland prototypes being flown above and around Hatfield – and.....

Henry Royce

Sir Henry Royce, a founding partner in Rolls Royce, was born at Alwalton in 1863 where his father was the miller. When the family business failed, they moved.....

London to Grantham – 1939 Film

This video was taken in 1939 and recently enhanced to improve quality. The video provides a glimpse of the Great North Road before many of the towns were.....

Prehistoric & Roman Origins

Before AD 500

The Saxon & Medieval Road

AD 500 to 1500

Transformation

AD 1500 to 1900

Motor Vehicles & the A1

After 1900

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