Road Building & Construction In The UK

Road Building in Britain

Roads in Britain did not, in effect, exist, until the Romans established themselves here, a little after the birth of Christ.

The country was not without “ways”, the great Icknield way and Pedars way to name just a couple, which followed ridges and generally higher ground, which made them useable for most of the year, but for the most part, basic tracks ran between communities.

The use of these tracks would be determined by the weather or the time of the year. Rain could render route impassable as a quagmire, prolonged rain could simply wash Continue reading Road Building & Construction In The UK