ok gentlemen, here is a good way to settle a few scores.
what is the furthest away motorway or A-road sign from you city, that signals your city?
as far as i know, the furthest from Nottingham, is on the M42 south of Birmingham, saying:
obviously london is going to win, but who's next? the furthest i saw was birmingham 100-odd on the M6 north of the lakes.