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Newark services

Newark services
Road:A1/A46 interchange
(also accessible to traffic on the A17 and B6166)
(Google Maps link)
Address:Winthorpe Service Station
Lincoln Road
NG24 2NY
Signposted from the road?Yes
Previous operators:Pavilion, Happy Eater, Little Chef, TCS
Grid reference:SK816560
Services type:Single site located at a junction.

Two competing services forming one site. There are roundabouts both directions from the sites so either can be accessed to and from the A1.


westbound only: The Friendly Farmer Restaurant
eastbound only: Mint Leaf
westbound only: Friendly Farmer Farm Shop
westbound only: Shell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG, Car Wash, Jet Wash
eastbound only: Jet, Londis, Costa Express

Shell operate the westbound filling station
MFG operate the eastbound filling station

Trivia & History


These services were built by Pavilion and then sold off to Forte, who branded them as Happy Eater and then Little Chef (for some period included a Burger King as well). In 2012 the filling station was sold by previous owners TCS and in the process the forecourt was changed from Total to Shell.

The former Pavilion building is now used by a local restaurant.


The Indian restaurant was originally an AJ's and then a Little Chef.

The filling station was formerly branded as Murco and is now operated by MFG.


Foston (A1 northbound, 10 miles)
Grantham North (13 miles)
Services on the A1 North Muskham (A1 southbound, 4 miles)
Cromwell (A1 northbound, 5 miles)
Thrussington (A46 northbound, 28 miles)
Leicester (33 miles)
Services on the A46 Thorpe on the Hill (9 miles)