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Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw in September 1969
Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw in September 1969
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This is Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw, Portsmouth, in September 1969.

This street became one-way in 1966, but traffic problems continued until the building of the M275.

The motorway was originally routed down Twyford Avenue but popular pressure defeated the plan.