North Wales Expressway Papers

Scope and Content

Alternative proposals to the Secretary of State's preferred route of the North Wales Expressway Action Group, 1973.

Files of correspondence, circulars, maps, plans, pamphlets etc. relating to the proposed Bangor Bypass, 1978-1985.

Progress report on the Conwy Crossing (the tunnel carrying the A55 under the Conwy Estuary) published by the Welsh Office, 1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

The North Wales Expressway, also known as the A55, was built in sections from the 1970's onwards up until the mid 1990's. Most recently, the dual carriageway along Anglesey has been completed making it possible to travel all along the north Wales coast to Holyhead on a continuous dual carriageway.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Items 35865-35867 presented by Mr Ian Tully.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25609, 35830, 35865-35867

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Further material received through Ian Tully include the Ifor H. Lloyd Papers held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub