Motorway Services Online

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An online guide to motorway services

If this is your first visit, then welcome to the site!

Love them or hate them, we've all used a motorway service area before. Motorway Services Online attempts to catalogue useful information for people that use them and serious research into their background, powered by sporadic dosages of enthusiasm for social-history and the retail industry. And motorways. (More about MSO)


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Newport Pagnell grill restaurant.jpg
Newport Pagnell: The Grill & Griddle at Newport Pagnell.
Recent uploads: (more)
Skewen: The McDonald’s Drive Thru restaurant.Skewen: The Texaco filling station.Cardiff West: The BP filling station.

Find A Motorway Service Area

We maintain what is almost-certainly the country's largest database of motorway services. You can navigate it using the search boxes below, or one of the links above.

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Featured Content

Here are a few of our favourite pages:

History:Heart of Scotland
Scotland's main service area has changed hands multiple times... what's the problem with it?

Photos and information on a half-built service area on the M3 near Basingstoke which recently came back into the conversation.

It's not waiting for the tide to come in any more.

Enjoying the subject? There's more about UK roads at, SABRE and a few more sites we've found.