A500, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A police car leading a line of coaches along the Potteries D Road on the A500 on the official opening day, driving past a row of parked cars on the carriageway.
This photograph is part of a batch showing the opening ceremony for a 6km stretch of the Potteries D Road or Stoke D Road on the A500, built by Laing's Highways Branch
Credit: A© Historic England Archive. Joh