Britain's most fly-tipped road is finally going to be cleared
A fly-tipping hot spot that is home for ‘rats as big as cats’ is finally going to be cleared after 20 years.
The road, just off the A48 in Newport, south Wales, was built in the 1990s to provide access to a mobile phone factory, but the project was abandoned and the road with it.
Since then, the two-mile ‘road to nowhere’ has been used as a filming location for Dr Who, but has garnered even more fame as a fly-tipper’s paradise.
The dual carriageway is piled high with tyres, old sofas, broken furniture and bin bags filled with rotting food.
Brian Miles, 60, who lives nearby said the state of the road is ‘horrendous’.
He said: ‘There are thousands upon thousands of tonnes of waste down there and it …
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