Motorway Services Online

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An online guide to motorway services

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

Whether you find them enthralling or tiresome, you remember a visiting a motorway service area. Motorway Services Online attempts to catalogue useful information for people that use them, along with serious research into their background, thanks to our genuine passion for both social-history and the retail industry. And motorways. (More about MSO)


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Welcome Break: A shop called Music Stop (location unknown).
Recent uploads: (more)
Budbrooke: The former Little Chef / Autogrill / Breakfast Junction diner at Budbrooke South, remaining abandoned since 2018.Magor: Some cross-branding at Magor, where First gave a brief mention to Bolton West.Magor: The First branding on display at Magor in 2007.

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.

It's best to start by using just one of the drop-down boxes - you can use another if you get too many results.


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Featured Content

As well as writing about current facilities at a service station, we also take a detailed look at the industry's history. Here are some examples of our history pages:

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