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Take a ride around Swindon's Magic Roundabout

Frank Blackmore, creator of the mini-roundabout and the man behind Swindon's famous 'magic roundabout', has died aged 92. Ride it here.

Launched in 1972 the junction, comprising five mini-roundabouts like a series of cogs in a piece of industrial machinery, did cause some chaos when first encountered by bewildered motorists... See for yourself

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