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Abington services

Location:

M74 and A74(M) at J13
(also accessible to traffic on the A702 and the B7078)

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

ML12 6RG

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.

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A small service area located in the picturesque hills of Lanarkshire, in a corner of the motorway junction.

Facilities[edit]

Catering: Burger King, Chopstix Noodle Bar, Harry Ramsden's, Starbucks, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Yorkshire Tea Shops: WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Showers, Tesla Supercharger, Welcome Break Gaming Motel: Days Innbook Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Yorkshire Tea, Air1 AdBlue

Parking Prices[edit]

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 for a further 24 hours and HGVs, caravans and coaches must pay £23 (or £25 to include a £10 meal voucher).

Prices can be paid in the shop with instructions in each car park. They are strictly enforced by ParkingEye.

Last updated May 2018.

Contact Details[edit]

Address:
Welcome Break
Abington Motorway Services Area
M74
Abington
Biggar
South Lanarkshire
ML12 6RG

  • Telephone number: 01864 502637
  • Grid reference: NS929250


Trivia and History[edit]

Abington motel from back.jpg
The hotel in context.

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Opened 1993

The Starbucks was refurbished along with many others in early 2017, introducing a light wood theme throughout the store.

It's located where the A74(M) motorway becomes the M74, so the services serve two routes even though in reality there's only one.

Design[edit]

The entrance opens out into a small foyer. Opposite to the entrance is the Starbucks café which has a door. To the left is the food court while to the right is Burger King, WHSmith and the toilet facilities.

It is a vastly scaled down version of other services built at the time, such as Warwick, although Abington hasn't been extended as much. It is easy to imagine it with facilities such as Red Hen and The Granary.

Alternatives[edit]

Previous:Next:
Annandale Water (26 miles) Services on the M74 and A74(M) Happendon (7 miles)
Gretna (49 miles) Welcome Break services none

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