Cherwell Valley services
A large and airy new building that dwarfs the previous arrangement, which it replaced in 2011.
Catering: Burger King, Chow, Costa, Greggs, KFC, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, M&S Coffee to Go, Costa Drive Thru Shops: Cotton Traders, M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: Changing Places, Children's Play Area, Full Hou$e, Lucky Coin, NomadPower, Riverside Walk, Showers, Truck Wash Hotel: Travelodge Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue4You
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.
Moto Services Ltd
Cherwell Valley Motorway Services Area
Trivia and 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.
| 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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