|Facilities | Rating | Reviews|
|Road:||M5 at J24|
(also accessible to traffic on the A38)
MAP AND DIRECTIONS
|Address:||Moto Hospitality Services|
Huntworth Business Park
|Telephone number:||01278 456800|
|Signposted from the road?||as Burger King/Costa/M&S|
|Services type:||Single site located at a junction.|
|Visit Bridgwater/Moto's official website|
A very small service area packed in to Huntworth Business Park, so small that it has a tiny multi-storey car park and no grass to save space.
Restaurants: Burger King, Costa, West Cornwall Pasty Co., 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: BP, Shop, Costa, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Air1 AdBlue
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12.50 and HGVs £18, or £19.50 to include a £9 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2429.
The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.
Trivia & History
In terms of footprint this would be the smallest full service area on the network. The multi-storey car park, retaining walls and in-built motel manage to save on a lot of space, although it does feel cramped.
It used to have an unbranded restaurant. The toilet signs inside the services represent the former operator First with the old green and red writing. This was the only service area First built.
The services were built after similar plans at the same junction from Granada and Welcome Break were both rejected. Granada's plans would have had been on the other side of the link road, with the entrance being on the link road and looping back to the J24 roundabout.
Lorry drivers used to prefer Graham's Transport Stop, which was an independent truckstop located just down the A38 from here. Graham's Transport Cafe closed in 2010, but other facilities are still available on the A38.
In August 2011, Visit England rated the services as 4 stars. In August 2012, they gave them 3 stars.
In 2006 the services won a four star loo award and were graded 2/5 by Holiday Which?
|Sedgemoor (12 miles)||Services on the M5||Taunton Deane (12 miles)|
|none nearby on M5|
Severn View (M48, 44 miles)
Leigh Delamere (M4 east, 59 miles)
Tiverton (22 miles)|
Exeter (38 miles)
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