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Associated names:M&S Simply Food, Waitrose, Coffee Nation, JJ Beanos, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme
Predecessors:reStore, Birthdays, T2, Scoop, Thorntons
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It is no secret that the general public do not trust motorway services, so Moto's plan was to replace their retail stores with WHSmith Travel Stores - something people have a bit more faith in. After a successful trial at Toddington, Moto spent a few months refurbishing their services and wasted no time in adding a WHSmith outlet.

After Welcome Break saw this and trialled it at Newport Pagnell, and RoadChef trialled it at Watford Gap, WHSmith was declared a success all-round and by 2009 was rolled out to just about every service area in the country.

The stores stock snacks, travel accessories and stationary, although like at railways and airports the prices are much more than you would expect from an equivalent high street store. Many also have Costa Express and or Krispy Kreme units inside them.

All Welcome Break WHSmith stores are open 24 hours and all BP-branded Moto forecourts (except Wetherby) include WHSmith.


WHSmith operate at many services. They are:

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