Motorway Services Online

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Services on the A5

Below is a list of all the signposted services on the A5 between Dunstable and Bangor.

The following roads meet the A5, and also have services guides on this website: M6, M42, M56 and the A55.

Fenny Stratford

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station and McDonald's are both open 24 hours  At Milton Keynes, MK17 9RB. (Google Maps)
The filling station and McDonald's are both open 24 hoursMcDonald's Drive ThruShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Car Wash
Shell operate the filling station
Notes: Sometimes known as just 'Milton Keynes'. A farm shop is also accessible via the services. A Little ChefHistory here closed in February 2012. It was originally a Kelly's Kitchen, and later became a Little Chef Choices site, where it offered Caffe Ritazza and Harry Ramsden's too. The filling station was a Petrolfina and then a Total; it changed to Shell in December 2012.

Rugby

Official truckstop. Single site located at the side of the road. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours  At Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0AE. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hoursRestaurant, BarMeeting Rooms, ShowersFuel, AdBlue, LPGHGV parking available
Nightowl Truckstop operate this site
Notes: This truckstop is signposted as services from M1 junction 18. This site was bought by Nightowl from BP in 2001.

Hinckley

Single site located between junctions. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  At Nuneaton, Warwickshire, LE10 3ED. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hoursBP, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, Car Wash, Jet Wash
Rontec operate the filling station
Notes: The filling station was formerly operated by Snax 24.

Tamworth

Single site located at a junction. Facilities available 24 hours. Motorway service area. Full details  At Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 5PS. (Location Map)
Burger King, Costa, Eat & Drink Co, Greggs, Costa Express, Krispy KremeLadbrokes, M&S Simply Food, WHSmithChildren's Play Area, Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Full Hou$e, Lucky Coin, Picnic Area, ShowersTravelodgebookEsso, Spar, Subway, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue ContainersFirst two hours free, charges afterwards
Full details: Tamworth

Moto services at the large M42 roundabout.

Shrewsbury

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours  At Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 0DA.
The filling station is open 24 hoursLittle ChefHistory, Burger King, Starbucks Drive ThruEcotricity electric vehicle charging pointTravelodgebookEsso, Spar, Greggs, Subway, Starbucks on the Go, Car Wash
Euro Garages operate the filling station and the restaurants
Notes: A Little Chef opened in 1995 and gained a Burger King, Coffee Tempo! and a Good To Go. When the forecourt was sold to Euro Garages they began to add their own catering facilities, but they later acquired the Little Chef anyway, which they are expected to re-brand.

Montford Bridge Lay By

Single site located between junctions. Closes at night.  Between Shrewsbury and Oswestry, Shropshire, SY4 1EB. (Google Maps)
Montford Bridge CafePicnic Area, Toilets
Notes: This is signed as a rest area/tourist attraction.

Nesscliffe

Eastbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Eastbound side only. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours  Eastbound between Shrewsbury and Oswestry, Shropshire, SY4 1BZ. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hoursNesscliffe Pit Stop CafeShell, Spar, Costa Express, RolloverHGV parking available
Notes: The site was formerly branded as Esso; the site completely closed in 2012 but reopened in 2014. The cafe was formerly known as 'Food Station'.

Mile End

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  At Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4JA. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.Little ChefHistory, Burger KingEcotricity electric vehicle charging point, Tourist InformationTravelodgebookEsso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, Subway, Greggs, Car Wash, Air1 AdBlue
Euro Garages operate the filling station
Notes: This is a large service area with several buildings, built on the bypass, to replace facilities which were no longer accessible. The Little Chef (known as the Oswestry branch) gained a Burger King, and in 2002 became a Little Chef Choices which saw it gain a Harry Ramsden's and Caffe Ritazza. Those were later removed, but Coffee Tempo! was added. Euro Garages acquired the forecourt and began adding their own catering facilities, providing a wide range of choice here. In 2017 Euro Garages acquired the restaurants, and are expected to close the Little Chef.

Rhoswiel

northbound only. Single site located at the side of the road.  northbound between Oswestry and Ruabon, Shropshire, SY11 3EN. (Google Maps)
Shell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Autogas LPG
Shell operate the filling station
Notes: A separate BP garage at the Geldrid Roundabout is not related to this one, as that one isn't an official service area. Although Rhoswiel is next to the northbound carriageway, it is technically possible to use it when travelling southbound. However, as the right turn has contributed to a number of accidents, signs and markings try to discourage it and persuade southbound traffic to continue on to Mile End.

Bangor

Single site located at a junction. Facilities available 24 hours. Full details  At Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4BG. (Google Maps)
Little ChefHistory, Little Chef Express, Burger KingEcotricity electric vehicle charging pointTravelodgebookEsso, Spar, Subway, Starbucks on the Go
Full details: Bangor

A large service area previously owned by Pavillion at the end of the A5, now predominantly owned by Euro Garages. 

Key

The following icons may be used on this page:

TRSAiconEastbound.gif - services are eastbound only (N = northbound, W = westbound, S = southbound)

TRSAiconoffline.gif - the services are accessed off a junction

TRSAicononline.gif - there are two services, on either side of the road

TRSAicon24hours.gif - some facilities open 24 hours

TRSAiconclosesatnight.gif - the services completely close at night

TRSAiconnoHGVs.gif - no HGV parking is available

TRSAiconfulldetails.gif - further information available on this link

TRSAiconMSA.gif - the services are actually part of a motorway service area

TRSAicontruckstop.gif - the services are actually part of a truckstop