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Services on the A45

Below is a list of all the signposted services on the A45 between Birmingham and Thrapston.

The following roads meet the A45, and also have services guides on this website: M1, M42, A1(M), A14 and the A46.

Bickenhill

Eastbound only. Single site located at a junction on the Eastbound side only. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  Eastbound between Birmingham and the M42, West Midlands, B92 0EH. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.Esso, Spar, Subway, Starbucks on the Go
Euro Garages operate the filling station
Notes: The services is located on the eastbound onslip, so traffic has to leave at the airport junction to reach it. A Greggs is due to open here soon.

Milison's Wood

Westbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Westbound side only. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  Westbound between the M42 and Coventry, Warwickshire, CV5 9RL. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.JacuzziEsso, Hursts, Costa Express, AdBlue Containers
MRH operate the filling station
Notes: Former Jet, and before that, Texaco filling station site. Site formerly home to the 'Mumbai Blue' Indian Restaurant; the building now houses a Jacuzzi Hot Tub Centre.

Canley Ford

Eastbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Eastbound side only. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours.  Eastbound between Lime Tree Park and Finham, Coventry, CV4 7BB. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours.Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue Containers
Euro Garages operate the filling station
Notes: This site formerly included a Subway store within the forecourt.

Stonebridge

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours.  At Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 6RQ. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours.BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue Containers, Car WashHGV parking available
BP Express operate this site
Notes: There is a Miller & Carter pub and Premier Inn located at the same junction but these are not signed as part of the services.

Blue Boar

Single site located at a junction.  Between Coventry and the M45, Warwickshire, CV23 9LG. (Google Maps)
McDonald's Drive ThruTravelodgebookTexaco, Express Shop, Roberto's Hand Car WashHGV parking available
Pure Fuel (UK) Ltd operate the filling station
Notes: Named after the junction where it resides, and lending its name to the operator. A site was either built or planned on the north (southbound) side of the A45, just short of the A4071 flyover coming from Coventry, with ghost slips visible. The McDonald's is housed in a former Little Chef which closed on 22nd August 2012.

Grange Park

Two sites staggered between junctions. 24 hours: The filling station are both open 24 hours.  Between M1 and Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JW (northbound), NN4 0LY (southbound). (Google Maps)
The filling station are both open 24 hours. 

Northbound

Domino's PizzaShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2go, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG, Hand Car Wash

Southbound

Buddies USA DinerBP, Mace, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Hand Car Wash


Shell operate the northbound filling station
Aylesbury Services operate the southbound filling station
Notes: Both restaurants are former Little Chef/Burger King combination sites. There is a Toby Carvery and Travelodgebook at the same junction of the northbound services but they are separate from the services.

Ecton

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. 24 hours: The eastbound filling station is open 24 hours. Full details  Between Northampton and Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN3 5LU. (Google Maps)
The eastbound filling station is open 24 hours.Scoffers Cafe (eastbound only)Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
Full details: Ecton

Both sites are included on the Highways Agency approved truck-stops list.

Wellingborough

Westbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Westbound side only. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  Westbound at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2DU. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.White Arches MotorhomeswebsiteBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express
Rontec operate the filling station
Notes: The filling station was formerly operated by Snax 24.

Rushden

Eastbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Eastbound side only. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  Eastbound at Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AP. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.Buddies USA DinerTravelodgebookBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, Jet Wash
Rontec operate the filling station
Notes: The diner is a former Little Chef.

Raunds

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours.  Between Rushden and Peterborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 6EQ. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours.McDonald's Drive ThruBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
BP Express operate the filling station

Thrapston

Single site located at a junction.  At Thrapston, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 4UR. (Google Maps)
Little Chef, Burger KingTravelodgebookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG

 

Key

The following icons may be used on this page:

TRSAiconEastbound.gif - services are eastbound only (N = northbound, W = westbound, S = southbound)

TRSAiconoffline.gif - the services are accessed off a junction

TRSAicononline.gif - there are two services, on either side of the road

TRSAicon24hours.gif - some facilities open 24 hours

TRSAiconclosesatnight.gif - the services completely close at night

TRSAiconnoHGVs.gif - no HGV parking is available

TRSAiconfulldetails.gif - further information available on this link

TRSAiconMSA.gif - the services are actually part of a motorway service area

TRSAicontruckstop.gif - the services are actually part of a truckstop