Friday 19th February 2016
Angel Of The North Tops National Express Survey

A survey by National Express has named the Angel of the North as the most loved, roadside landmark.

The famous angel thats dorned the region's A1 motorway and passed by many a National Express coach in it's time, has just turned 18 and In a survey of 1,000 people the Sir Anthony Gormley sculpture, which has sometimes divided opinion, placed miles ahead of other landmarks including the Forth Bridge, scoring well over a quarter of the votes.

The Top 10

  1. Angel of the North A1
  2. Forth Bridge A90
  3. Clifton Suspension Bridge A4
  4. Severn Bridge M48
  5. Stirling Castle M9
  6. Wicker Man M5
  7. QEII Bridge M25
  8. Spaghetti Junction M6
  9. Emley Moor transmitting station M1
  10. Medway Viaduct M2

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