The Hanger Lane gyratory
is a large, complex roundabout
system at the intersection of Western Avenue
), the North Circular (A406
) and Hanger Lane
in the borough of Ealing
in west London
. It covers an area of about 30,000 square metres. An above-ground section of the London Underground Central Line
passes under the roundabout. The island in the middle contains Hanger Lane tube station
and a nature reserve (Site of Importance for Nature Conservation
In December 2007 it was named Britain's scariest junction.
The junction became a gyratory system in the late 1970s when the western side of the loop was built.