Motorway Services Online

An online guide to motorway services

If this is your first visit, then welcome to the site!

Love them or hate them, we've all used a motorway service area before. Motorway Services Online attempts to catalogue useful information for people that use them and serious research into their background, powered by sporadic dosages of enthusiasm for social-history and the retail industry. And motorways.
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Chippenham: The inside of the Little Chef at Chippenham.
Recent uploads: (more)
Gordano: The recently closed and boarded up Dunkin' Donuts/Papa John's Pizza combination outlet at Gordano in January 2017.Fleet: The front of the northbound services in 2017.Fleet: The entrance to Fleet southbound, with the fire-damaged brands removed.

Find A Motorway Service Area

We maintain what is almost-certainly the country's largest database of motorway services. You can navigate it using the search boxes below, or one of the links above.

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Featured Content

Here are a few of our favourite articles:

History:Medway
Al fresco dining in the middle of the M2? Only one service area could promise that.

History:South Mimms
From Bignell's Corner to South Mimms, it wasn't a development, it was a transition.

Timeline
A (fairly) accurate list of services and the year they opened.

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