Manchester’s Road to Eastern Promise

Unravelling the mysteries of the Eastern Bypass

The northern section of the Eastern Bypass, Clayton, Manchester
The northern section of the Eastern Bypass. Photo by Gene Hunt.

If you live in Clayton or Higher Openshaw, you would wonder why there are two roads known as the Eastern Bypass. The northern section (seen above) looks like your typical dual carriageway and could be mistaken for other roads around Manchester. The southern end of Eastern Bypass – by contrast – wouldn’t look out of place in Letchworth with a garden city ambience (resembling a boulevard rather than a typical grey dual carriageway). Continue reading “Manchester’s Road to Eastern Promise”