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Road: M55 between J1 and J3
Location: Wharles, Preston, Lancashire
Date planned: 1995-1999
Grid reference: SD449346

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A service area was planned in the late '90s at the eastern end of the M55. It was rejected and went to appeal but it's not clear why it was rejected, it might have been because the M55 is only a quiet motorway. It went to public inquiry, possibly twice.

The service area would have been quite large, with looped sliproads containing the whole site. There would have been a Travelodge on either side of the road.