Jenkin Road

Jenkin Road is one of the steepest roads in the UK

Located in the English county of South Yorkshire, Jenkin Road is said to be the one of the steepest roads in the UK with a 14.1% of maximum gradient.

The surface of the urban street, also known as the Côte de Wincobank Hill, is asphalted. It’s one of the steepest, toughest and most spectacular climbs in the country. It has been featured in the Tour de France bicycle race. The climb is 0.8km long with an elevation gain of 86m. The average gradient is 11 per cent but the maximum gradient is 14.1 per cent.

 

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