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UK road A6003.PNG
A6003 road
Direction south-north
Start A14 road near Kettering
52°22′31″N 0°41′01″W / 52.3752°N 0.6835°W / 52.3752; -0.6835 (A6003 road (southern end))
Primary destinations* Corby
End Oakham
52°40′02″N 0°42′48″W / 52.6672°N 0.7134°W / 52.6672; -0.7134 (A6003 road (northern end))
Roads joined UK road A14.PNG A14 road
UK road A4300.PNG A4300 road
UK road A43.PNG A43 road
UK road A6014.PNG A6014 road
UK road A427.PNG A427 road
UK road A6116.PNG A6116 road
UK road A47.PNG A47 road
UK road A606.PNG A606 road
Notes
* Primary destinations as specified by the Department for Transport.

The A6003 is an A-class road in England, linking Kettering in Northamptonshire with Corby and Oakham, the latter in Rutland. The road briefly encounters Leicestershire between the villages of Rockingham and Caldecott. The road forms the principal link between Corby and the rest of Northamptonshire, as well as between Rutland and Northamptonshire.

Route

The road starts out at junction 10 of the A14, heading past Wicksteed Park and into Kettering. Through the town it is a single carriageway until encountering the A43 at a recently signalised roundabout. From here it passes a new industrial development and heads north towards Corby. The stretch between the A43 and the A6014 road in Corby is the only length of dual carriageway on the route. Skirting the edge of Corby, the road passes the Eyebrook Reservoir before crossing the A47 at a roundabout at Uppingham. North of here it passes Rutland Water before arriving at Oakham, where a new bypass has recently been constructed.

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Coordinates: 52°32′11″N 0°43′22″W / 52.5364°N 0.7228°W / 52.5364; -0.7228 (A6003 road)

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