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Services on the A11

Below is a list of all the signposted services on the A11 between Ely and King's Lynn.

The following roads meet the A10, and also have services guides on this website: Services on the M11 and the A14.

Babraham

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours  Between M11 and Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, CB21 6AP. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hoursEG Diner, Burger KingTravelodgebookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue
Shell operate the filling station
Euro Garages operate the restaurants
Notes: For some reason, this service area has always been given undue prominence by some road atlases.

Former Little ChefHistory site; it closed in January 2018. It opened in the 1960s, and managed to withstand the A11 being upgraded to a dual carriageway. The Travelodge was added by Forte and the Burger King by Granada.

In 2002, a refurbishment saw it become one of the Little Chef Choices, whereby Harry Ramsden's and Caffe Ritazza were added. These were later removed, and the Burger King closed too. In 2013 the Burger King reopened.

Worsted

Southbound only. No HGVs. Single site located at a junction on the Southbound side only.  Southbound between the M11 and Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, CB22 3AX. (Google Maps)
Harvest Energy, LondisThere is a large layby available after the filling station
Notes: A small petrol station on the old southbound A11, which is signed as "Petrol Station" with a blue car park symbol. The filling station was formerly branded as Texaco but changed hands during the summer of 2016. There is a large lay-by at the same junction, which often has a burger van on-site.

Newmarket

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. Facilities available 24 hours. Full details  Between Cambridge and Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk, CB8 0XG. (Google Maps)
Starbucks, Subway (westbound only)Tourist Information, Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point (westbound only)BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue Containers
Full details: Newmarket

A purpose-built service area shared with the A14.

Red Lodge

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  Between Newmarket and Thetford, Cambridgeshire, IP28 8LB. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hoursRed Lodge Transport CafeAmple HGV parking
Notes: A popular cafe on the old A11. This cafe is signed as 'Transport Cafe' from the current A11.

Barton Mills

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. 24 hours: The filling stations are open 24 hours Full details  Between Newmarket and Thetford, Suffolk, IP28 6AE. (Google Maps)
The filling stations are open 24 hours 

Northbound

Pancake & Waffle ShackEsso, Shop 'n Drive, Costa Express, Jet Wash

Southbound

Starbucks, Burger KingTravelodgebookEsso, Hursts, Subway, Costa Express, AdBlue Containers


Full details: Barton Mills

Once a pair of Little Chefs, now there is a range of facilities by the roundabout.

Thetford

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. 24 hours: This site is open 24 hours  At Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1QN. (Google Maps)
This site is open 24 hours 

Westbound

BP, Hursts Grab & Go, Costa Express, Greggs, Stone Willys Kitchen

Eastbound

BP, Hursts, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue


MRH operate this site
Notes: The westbound filling station was demolished in May 2017 and reopened with additional facilities. The eastbound filling station is due to receive similar treatment in early 2018 with the shop rebranding to Budgens.

Besthorpe

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. 24 hours: The westbound filling station is open 24 hours  Between Thetford and Norwich, Norfolk, NR17 2LB. (Google Maps)
The westbound filling station is open 24 hours 

Westbound

Starbucks Drive ThruBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Cafe, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available

Eastbound

Route 11 Kitchen, Restaurant and CafewebsiteShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa ExpressHGV parking available


Shell operate the eastbound filling station
BP Express operate the westbound filling station
Euro Garages operate the westbound Starbucks
Notes: Former Happy Eater/Little Chef sites on either side. The westbound site traded as Mr D's Diner between 2012 and 2017.

Thickthorn

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The filling station is open 24 hours.  At A11/A47 junction, Norfolk, NR9 3AU. (Google Maps)
The filling station is open 24 hours.EG Diner, Burger KingTravelodgebookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Autogas LPG, Air1 AdBlue, Car Wash
Shell operate the filling station
Euro Garages operate the restaurants
Notes: Also known as Norwich services. The services opened around the same time as the bypass. Former Little ChefHistory site, it closed in early January 2018. A Burger King was added in the 1990s, while in 2002 it became a Little Chef Choices, gaining a Harry Ramsden's and Caffe Ritazza. These were later removed.
 

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