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Derby and Burton services

Derby and Burton
Derby and Burton services
Road:A38 at the A50 exit
A50 at J4
(also accessible to traffic on the B5008)

Address:Etwall Road
DE65 6DX
Telephone number:020 7968 1888
Signposted from the road?Yes
Grid reference:SK294297 (SABRE Maps)
Services type:Single site located at a junction.

Derby and Burton services was built to provide new facilities where the A38 and A50 cross, but until 2017 it hadn't been a great commercial success.


Catering: Hamiltons, KFC drive thru, LP4, Costa Express, Deli2go, Krispy Kreme
(The Cherry Tree Farm Pub-Restaurantwebsite is adjacent)
Main Amenities: Quicksilver Shops: Select Motel: Ibis Budget Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Car Wash, Air1 AdBlue

Parking Prices

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which all vehicles must pay £15.


Hotel construction.
Construction at the services.

Not to be mixed up with Derby South, these new services opened on 29 July 2008 and mirror Leicester services which opened four weeks before.

The official name of this service area was Derby with Burton - it seemed that Extra had learned from all the trouble at Blackburn with Darwen - but it is now known as Derby & Burton.

Following the collapse of Extra's parent company Swayfields, the trunk road service area estate passed to its creditor Lloyds TSB who then sold the liability to Deutsche Postbank. Since January 2011, the services have been managed on Deutsche Postbank's behalf by Quadrant Estates who intend to sell the current outlets.

One of the signs for the services had the knife-and-fork symbol upside down.

The filling station is operated by Shell.

Unused Units

The early planning referred to it as Willington Roadside Service Area, and had separate buildings for two food units. By 2005, the plans still had an additional diner in a separate building, and space for this can be seen next to the motel.

As of 2014, those outdoor buildings still haven't materialised, but banners outside claimed they were coming. Meanwhile, the Starbucks became a Hamiltons and sits next to a unit which is still unused. The shop is now largely empty.

In April 2017, it was revealed there was a problem with the design of the proposed building and a new version, compromising of four units to be leased out, was being worked on.

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Alfreton (19 miles)
Tibshelf (M1 north, 24 miles)
Services on the A38 Willington (1 mile)
Keele (M6 north, 34 miles)
Sandbach (M6 north, 54 miles)
Services on the A50 Derby South (9 miles)
none nearby Extra services none nearby

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