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Cherwell Valley services

Location:

M40 at J10
(also accessible to traffic on the A43 and the B430)

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

OX27 7RD

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.

Rating: See the reviews



A large and airy new building that dwarfs the previous arrangement, which it replaced in 2011.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 7 November 2020, with changes caused by COVID-19.


Catering: Burger King, Costa, Greggs, KFC, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, M&S Coffee to Go, Costa Drive Thru Shops: M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: Changing Places, NomadPower, Riverside Walk, Showers, Truck Wash Hotel: Travelodgebook Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue4You

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £30. HGVs can pay £32 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2432.

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Moto Services Ltd
Cherwell Valley Motorway Services Area
Northampton Road
Ardley
Bicester
Oxfordshire
OX27 7RD


Trivia and Design

Cherwell Valley Marks and Spencer.
The entrance in 2007, with the supermarket-style design.

Full details: History:Cherwell Valley

A large dog walking area/riverside walk has always existed down the side of the services, but was only recently given prominent signage.

In 2016, Moto refurbished the M&S Simply Food store and an M&S Coffee to Go machine was introduced. During 2017, the EDC restaurant and Moto Meetings meeting room closed to make way for a new Arlo's Pantry and Kitchen and Chow Asian Cuisine. Both of these opened in late June 2017. Arlo's later closed in late 2019 in favour of fast food options.

Moto's first recent KFC opened here in February 2018.

Cherwell Valley is one of very few services not be named after a precise settlement. At the time it opened, developers were paying a lot of attention to landscaping, and liked suffixes such as "Park", "Green" and "Valley" which helped create the image of a tranquil resting spot.

A 2011 report highlighted that Cherwell Valley had only a 6% turn-in rate, compared with 10% at Warwick.

Moto's first Pret a Manger store is planned to open here in December 2020.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Oxford (20 miles)
Family Farm (A34, 7 miles)
Services on the M40 Warwick (22 miles)
start of road Services on the A43 Northampton (22 miles)
Brackley (8 miles)
Chieveley (A34, 38 miles) Moto services Tamworth (M42, 61 miles)
Frankley (M5 north, 58 miles)

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