(also accessible to traffic on the B6164)
|Telephone number:||01937 545080|
|Signposted from the road?||As Burger King/Costa/M&S|
|Services type:||Single site located at a junction.|
|Visit Wetherby/Moto's official website|
A brand new service area on the new section of the A1(M) motorway, now fully open and bridging a large gap between services. It claims to be the greenest motorway service area in Britain.
General: Children's Play Area, Full Hou$e, Local Information, Lucky Coin, Moto Free WiFi, Picnic Tables, Showers
Restaurants: Burger King, Costa, Eat & Drink Co., West Cornwall Pasty Co., Upper Crust, Greggs
Shops: M&S Simply Food, WHSmith (with Costa Express)
Fuel: BP (with: Costa Express M&S Simply Food Krispy Kreme Air1 AdBlue)
Motel: Days Inn[book rooms]
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and HGVs £20.50, or £22 to include a £9 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2476.
The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.
Wetherby was controversially given planning permission in 2007 under the name 'Kirk Deighton'. It was built by North Midland Building Ltd. on the instruction of Moto, and it claimed to be the most environmentally-friendly service station around, with features including a large funnel to act as air conditioning and a giant 'wing' for a canopy.
It has a 126-bedroom hotel (the first to be built at a Moto which isn't a Travelodge), this was originally going to be three-story but the plans were rejected for being unsightly. The current hotel spent a year in development.
There are 67 HGV spaces, 20 coach spaces, 395 car parking spaces and a 309-space overflow car park. The petrol station opened on the 5th July 2008, with the rest of the services opening on the 23rd August.
In the design stage, Wetherby picked up the slogan "your environmentally friendly motorway service area". For some reason they didn't introduce this to the general public.
In May 2012 and August 2011, Visit England rated the services as 4 stars.
|Ferrybridge (20 miles)|
Bilbrough Top (A64 east, 15 miles)
|Services on the A1(M)||
Scotch Corner (38 miles)|
Leeming Bar (27 miles)
|Ferrybridge (20 miles)||Moto services||Scotch Corner (38 miles)|
With thanks to the user 'deightondriver' for the information used on this page.