Motorway Services Online

Services on the A45


Here are details on the services on the A45, starting at Birmingham and ending at Thrapston. Also on Motorway Services Online: Services on the M1, M42, A1(M), A14 and the A46.

Bickenhill

Eastbound only. Single site located at a junction on the Eastbound side only.  Eastbound between Birmingham and the M42, West Midlands, B92 0EH. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursArden HotelEsso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, Subway
Euro Garages operate the filling station
Notes: It's located on the eastbound onslip, so traffic has to leave at the airport junction to reach it.

Milison's Wood

Westbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Westbound side only.  Westbound between the M42 and Coventry, Warwickshire, CV5 9AY. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursEsso, 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 Hot Tub Jacuzzi Centre.

Canley

Eastbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Eastbound side only.  Eastbound between Lime Tree Park and Finham, CV4 7BB. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursEsso, Spar, Subway, Starbucks on the Go
Euro Garages operate the filling station

Stonebridge

Single site located at a junction.  At Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 6RQ.
The filling station is open 24 hoursHarvester (The Styvechale)Premier InnbookBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue Canisters


Blue Boar

Blue Boar (TRSA) services
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No HGVs. Single site located at a junction.  Between Coventry and the M45, Warwickshire, CV23 9LG. [Google Maps]
McDonalds Drive ThruTravelodgebookTexaco, Shop
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 McDonalds is a former Little Chef which closed on 22nd August 2012.

Grange Park

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

Northbound

Domino's Pizza, Toby CarveryTravelodgebookShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG

Southbound

Buddies USA DinerBP, Mace, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue


Shell operate the northbound filling station
Kartik Ltd - t/a Aylesbury Services operate the southbound forecourt
Notes: The Travelodge was previously an Innkeepers Lodge. Both sites are former Little Chef/Burger King combination sites. There is a Hand Car Wash situated in both filling stations on both sides.

Ecton

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them.  Between Northampton and Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN3 5LU. [Google Maps]
The eastbound filling station is open 24 hoursScoffers Cafe (eastbound only)Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue Containers
Euro Garages operate the filling stations
Notes: HGV parking available and is included within the Highways England approved truck-stops list. The forecourts have recently been taken over by Euro Garages.

Wellingborough

Westbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Westbound side only.  Westbound at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2DU. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, West Cornwall Pasty Company
Rontec operate this site
Notes: Site also home to White Arches Motorhomes.

Rushden

Eastbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Eastbound side only.  Eastbound at Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AP. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursBuddies USA DinerTravelodgebookBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, West Cornwall Pasty Company, Jet Wash
Rontec operate the filling station

Raunds

Single site located at a junction.  Between Rushden and Peterborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 6EQ. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursMcDonalds Drive ThruBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Cafe, AdBlue Cannisters, LPG
BP Express operate the filling station
Notes: Also accessible to traffic on the B663.

Thrapston

Thrapston services
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Single site located at a junction. Full details  At Thrapston, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 4UR. [Google Maps]
Little Chef, Burger KingTravelodgebookShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG
Full details: Thrapston

A service area at the A14 junction.