Second Severn Crossing (M4), between Avonmouth (England) and Newport (Wales). Open daily. now FREE to use

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Details

Accessibility:

There are no toilets, no parking and no pedestrianised area on the crossing.  Traffic is only permitted to stop under emergency situations (in line with UK motorway laws). The closest toilets on the M4 motorway are at Road Chef Magor Motorway Services (ST421880) in Wales and at Leigh Delamere East (ST891791) in England. Blue badge users are exempt from fees on production of their Badge at the toll booths.

Brief Description:

The Second Severn Crossing carries the M4 motorway over the River Severn between England and Wales. It was opened on 5 June 1996 to help relieve traffic on the first Severn Bridge built in 1966 a few miles to the north west of this newer bridge. It is now FREE to use

Unlike the older crossing there is no allowance made for pedestrians or cyclists. It is purely for motorised vehicles that can legally travel on motorways.

Further Information:

Address:

Second Severn Crossing, M4, South Gloucestershire / Newport

Telephone:

01454 635056

Email:

customer.service@severnbridge.co.uk

Website:

https://www.severnbridge.co.uk/Home.aspx?.Parent=news4&FileName=news4

Opening Hours:

Open at all times.

Now FREE to use as tolls were scrapped at the end of 2018

Directions:

The Second Severn Crossing carries the M4 over the River Avon west of Bristol and east of Cardiff/Newport. The crossing is only accessible to motorised vehicles and motorway rules apply.

OS ST516863

Transport:

For more travel information for South Gloucestershire got to http://www.southglos.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/transport/public-community-and-school-transport/. For more travel information for Wales go to https://www.traveline.info/ or call 0800 464 00 00

Amenities:

There are no amenities on site. The closest M4 motorway services are at Roadchef Magor Motorway Services (ST421880) in Wales and at Leigh Delamere East (ST891791) in England.

Travel Information

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