Below is a list of all the signposted services on the A45 between Birmingham and Thrapston.
The following roads meet the A45, and also have services guides on this website: M1, M42, A1(M), A14 and the A46.
Eastbound between Birmingham and the M42, West Midlands, B92 0EH. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, Greggs, Subway, AdBlue Containers
Euro Garages operate this site
Notes: The services is located on the eastbound onslip, so traffic has to leave at the airport junction to reach it.
Westbound between the M42 and Coventry, Warwickshire, CV5 9RL. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.JacuzziEsso, Hursts, Costa Express, AdBlue Containers
MFG operate the filling station
, and before that, Texaco
filling station site. Site formerly home to the 'Mumbai Blue' Indian Restaurant; the building now houses a Jacuzzi Hot Tub Centre.
Eastbound between Lime Tree Park and Finham, Coventry, CV4 7BB. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours.Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue Containers
Euro Garages operate the filling station
This site formerly included a Subway
store within the forecourt.
At Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 6RQ. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours.BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue Containers, Car WashHGV parking available
BP Express operate this site
There is a Miller & Carter pub and Premier Inn
located at the same junction but these are not signed as part of the services.
Between Coventry and the M45, Warwickshire, CV23 9LG. (Google Maps)
McDonald's Drive ThruTravelodgebookTexaco, Shop, Costa Express, Roberto's Hand Car WashHGV parking available
Pure Fuel (UK) Ltd operate the filling station
Named after the junction where it resides, and lending its name to the operator
. It's also called Dunchurch services.
A site was either built or planned on the north (southbound) side of the A45, just short of the A4071 flyover coming from Coventry, with ghost slips visible.
is housed in a former Little Chef
which closed on 22nd August 2012.
Between M1 and Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JW (northbound), NN4 0LY (southbound). (Google Maps)
The filling station are both open 24 hours.
Domino's PizzaShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2go, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG, Hand Car Wash
Buddies USA DinerwebsiteBP, Costcutter, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Hand Car Wash
Shell operate the northbound filling station
Aylesbury Services operate the southbound filling station
Between Northampton and Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN3 5LU. (Google Maps)
As early as 1978, land was designated for a eastbound service area here, next to the cottages. It was late connected to London Road and had the direct exit closed.
Both restaurants are former Little Chef
combination sites. There is a Toby Carvery and Travelodge
at the same junction of the northbound services but they are separate from the services. The southbound side shop used to be branded Mace
The eastbound filling station is open 24 hours.Scoffers Cafewebsite (eastbound only)Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
Full details: Ecton
A large site with little more than fuel.
Westbound at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2DU. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.White Arches MotorhomeswebsiteBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express
Rontec operate the filling station
The filling station was called Seamarks Garage and was formerly operated by Snax 24, and before that Petrofina (later Total
). There was a Kelly's Kitchen
Eastbound at Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AP. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.Buddies USA DinerwebsiteTravelodgebookBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, AdBlue4You, Jet Wash
Rontec operate the filling station
Between Rushden and Peterborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 6EQ. (Google Maps)
In 1984, Hamblin Group proposed three possible sites for an eastbound service station between here and the next roundabout, all called Sanders Lodge. This had a workshop to the west, a café in the middle and a motel behind it. In 1985, Norfolk House applied for another site here, with a slightly different building to what's there now. The motel was added in 1988.
The diner is another former Little Chef
, previously Kelly's Kitchen
. The forecourt was a Petrofina (later Total
This site is open 24 hours.McDonald's Drive ThruBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
BP Express operate the filling station
Notes: This is a forecourt, with a McDonald's built in the field behind. The road was designed so that it could be extended further into the fields - and soon it will connect to a housing estate.
At Thrapston, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 4UR. (Google Maps)
Burger KingTravelodgebookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Autogas LPG
Full details: Thrapston
Former Little ChefHistory
site; it closed in September 2017.
The following icons may be used on this page:
- services are eastbound only (N = northbound, W = westbound, S = southbound)
- the services are accessed off a junction
- there are two services, on either side of the road
- some facilities open 24 hours
- the services completely close at night
- no HGV parking is available
- further information available on this link
- the services are actually part of a motorway service area
- the services are actually part of a truckstop