Stocksbridge Bypass

Stocksbridge Bypass is a Top Haunted Road in England

Stocksbridge Bypass is the name of a challenging road located in South Yorkshire, England. It is said to be haunted and many people have experienced strange happenings on the bypass. It's one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.

How long is Stocksbridge Bypass?

Located to the north of Sheffield, in the northern part of the country, the road is totally paved. Part of the A616, the bypass is 9.97km (6.2 miles) long, running from Hazlehead to Deepcar. The bypass was opened in May 1988.

Is Stocksbridge Bypass dangerous?

This part of the road is especially dangerous and has been labelled a blackspot. It has been described as the Killer Road in recent years. More than 25 lives have been lost on the bypass. It’s a key feeder road to the M1 and is a single carriageway with crawler lanes. The road gained notoriety due to a series of deaths either from poor driving, speeding or the prior design of the road.

Why is Stocksbridge Bypass famous?

It’s the site of many haunting in the area. There are reports that security staff (and even police officers) allegedly reported strange happenings and sightings during its construction, including encounters with a ghostly monk. It has created media interest throughout its time, due to some of the strange goings on that have occurred. Shortly after building work commenced, reports of strange happenings began to surface and it’s said there have been a lot of ghost sightings where people have seen children running around an electric pylon singing ringo ringo roses and then the children will disappear in front of your eyes.