|Facilities | Rating | Reviews|
|Road:||A1(M) at J34|
(also accessible to traffic on the A1, A614 and the B6045)
MAP AND DIRECTIONS
|Telephone number:||01909 591841|
|Signposted from the road?||As Costa/Burger King|
|Services type:||Single site located at a junction.|
|Visit Blyth/Moto's official website|
Small services at the bottom of the Doncaster Bypass, or top of the Blyth Bypass if you prefer. It's no longer accessed directly from the A1, but from the new interchange next to it.
Catering: Burger King, Costa, Greggs, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme Shops: M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Full Hou$e, Picnic Tables, Showers Motel: Travelodge Forecourt: Esso (with: LPG), Spar, Starbucks on the Go, Subway, AdBlue Containers
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £18.50, or £20 to include a £10 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2428.
The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.
The services were one of the busier ones to take this design, and as a result the fast food offer was placed in the very middle of the building, rather than interrupting the small restaurant area. The small building could be quickly built by Granada at a time where they wanted to expand.
A 2011 extension saw it gain an M&S Simply Food, and lose the large restaurant windows.
The filling station here is operated by Euro Garages.
Until 2007 Blyth was situated on the A1 southbound, but thanks to a roundabout with the A614 being just north of it and a loop road linking the services to the A614, they were accessible to traffic on both sides of the carriageway. Roadworks have since replaced the roundabout with a 'proper' motorway junction. The loop road's connection to the A1 has been closed (later an overflow car park) and the old exit has become two-way.
Although new road signs were erected to provide the new directions to the services from the A1(M), as of 2014 many of the old signs still haven't been removed, offering a lot of signage and wildly inaccurate distances to the exit required.
Opposite the services is the site of the old Hilltop roadside café which closed in the 1980s, around the time that the services opened (it's not clear which happened first). It was ran by Blue Star - possibly the forecourt operator - and had direct access from the A1 northbound. The owner had requested a gap in the barrier so southbound traffic could access it.
Use with care. Outdated surveys have been included for interest only.
In 2006 the services won a four star loo award.
In 1991, a Which? survey rated the services as "average".
|road becomes A1|
Markham Moor (11 miles)
Grantham North (38 miles)
|Services on the A1(M)||
Skellow (A1 northbound, 16 miles)|
Barnsdale Bar (19 miles)
Doncaster (North) (19 miles)
|Grantham North (38 miles)||Moto services||
Ferrybridge (24 miles)|
Doncaster (North) (19 miles)
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