Motorway Services Online

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Services on the A12

Here are details on the services on the A12, starting at London and ending at Great Yarmouth (A47). Also on Motorway Services Online: Services on the M25, A130, A14 and the A47.

Brentwood

No HGVs. Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours  At Junction 11, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5NA. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursMizu Noodle BarShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express
Shell operate the filling station
Notes: Signposted westbound only. The restaurant was formerly a Little Chef, and previously a Kelly's Kitchen. This is also a former Total filling site. These services are located off the notorious Brook Street roundabout, otherwise known as M25 Junction 28. A Holiday Inn is located nearby, which was formerly a Forte Posthouse. Also known as "South Weald". A snack bar is also situated in the Mizu car park.

Shenfield

No HGVs. Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The site is open 24 hours  At Junction 12, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8SD. [Google Maps]
The site is open 24 hoursBP, BP Connect, Wild Bean Café, McDonald's Drive Thru
Notes: Sometimes known as "Mountnessing", or confusingly, even "Brentwood". The McDonald's restaurant is tiny, with only around ten seats, and is located within the forecourt shop.

Chelmsford

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  At Junction 19, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5PY. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursMcDonald's Drive ThruPremier InnbookBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, Car Wash, Jet Wash, AdBlue ContainersLarge HGV parking area available with amenity building containing toilets and showers. Parking policed by CP Plus.
BP Express operate the filling station

Feering

Feering services
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Two sites staggered between junctions. 24 hours: The filling stations are both open 24 hours  Between Junctions 24 and 25, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9EL (northbound) and CO6 1HD (southbound). [Google Maps]
The filling stations are both open 24 hours 

Northbound

Little ChefHistory, Burger KingTravelodgebookHGV parking available

Southbound

Shell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Autogas LPGHGV parking available


MRH operate the northbound filling station
Shell operate the southbound filling station
Euro Garages operate the restaurants
Notes: Former Happy Eater site. The filling stations changed from Total to Esso (N/B) and Shell (S/B) in July 2012. A Burger King joined the Little Chef here in May 2015 as part of a revamp of the Little Chef, which is now 'Wonderfully British'. The northbound filling station was rebuilt in 2016.

Colchester

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  At Junction 28, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HH. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursMcDonald's Drive ThruChildren's Play AreaBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
BP Express operate the filling station
Notes: Former Little Chef site, it closed in 2001. The McDonald's here has two stories and includes an outdoor children's play area.

Capel St Mary

Capel St Mary services
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No HGVs. Two sites located within a junction, connected by a public road. 24 hours: The southbound filling station is open 24 hours  At the slips at Junction 32a, Capel St Mary, Suffolk, IP9 2JP. [Google Maps]
The southbound filling station is open 24 hours 

Northbound

Cappadocia Turkish RestaurantJet, Londis, Costa Express

Southbound

StarbucksEcotricity electric vehicle charging pointTravelodgebookBP, Spar, Costa Express, Rollover, AdBlue Containers


MFG operate the northbound filling station
Euro Garages operate the southbound Starbucks
Notes: Former dual-sided Happy Eater then Little Chef site, the northbound side closed in early August 2012 and now houses Cappadocia Turkish Restaurant. The BP filling station also included a BP Connect and Wild Bean Café which closed in around October 2014 and then, briefly, a Mace store. The Starbucks is due to gain a Subway soon.

Grove

Two sites staggered between junctions. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  At Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4LH. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Autogas LPG
Shell operate the filling stations
Notes: The northbound side is also home to a Car Dealer.