Washington County Durham


Memories of ...

Major Road Construction

A1(M) Junction 64  to  A195 'Dunlop Roundabout'

Junction 64 - 1
Post House Hotel   -   Site for (short-lived) Child Benefit Centre   -   Roundabout over A195   -   Dunlop Tyre Factory

A195 'Dunlop Roundabout'  to  A1(M) Junction 64

Junction 64 - 2
Tyne Dock to Consett Railway / Branch to Harraton Colliery (centre-left)  -   Partially constructed Dunlop Tyre Factory, A195 & A1M.

Later Construction

A1(M) Junction 63 - Chester-le-Street Exit

Aerial Picture Junction 63
The A1(M) pictured south-west of Washington. This is Junction 63 at the bottom of Blind Lane.
Note the meandering River Wear.