Motorway Services Online

Retrieved from "https://motorwayservicesonline.co.uk"

Service stations are open.


Derby and Burton services

Location:

A38 at Toyota Island
A50 at J4
(also accessible to traffic on the B5008)

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

DE65 6DX

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.

Rating:



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.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: Most service stations are open with fewer facilities. General advice here.
Catering: KFC Drive Thru, Costa Express, Deli by Shell
(The Cherry Tree Farm Pub-Restaurantwebsite is adjacent)
Shops: Little Waitrose & Partners Hotel: Ibis Budgetbook Charging Points: Shell Recharge Forecourt: Shell, Car Wash, Air1 AdBlue

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which all vehicles must pay £15.

Charges are strictly enforced by ParkingEye.

Parking spaces nearest the hotel and the pub are designated for customers only and non-customers receive an immediate and morally objectionable fine.

Hotel guests are required to provide their vehicle registration number at the hotel reception in order to receive free parking during their stay.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Etwall Road
Willington
Derby
Derbyshire
DE65 6DX


Trivia and History

Derby WB motel.jpg
Construction at the services.

Camera icon

Opened by Extra 2008
Sold to Quadrant Estates 2011

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 and Burton. In planning, it had been called 'Willington Roadside Service Area.

When Extra's parent company Swayfields fell into administration, these services passed to their creditors Lloyds TSB, who subsequently sold this liability to Deutsche Postbank. Since January 2011, the services have been managed on Deutsche Postbank's behalf by Quadrant Estates who intended to create profit by selling the current outlets.

The petrol station was one of the first three in the UK to gain Shell's new Shell Recharge electric vehicle charging points in late 2017. In 2018, after a small refurbishment, a Little Waitrose at Shell Select concession opened.

Unused Units

When the services opened in 2008, the amenity building included a KFC Drive Thru, Starbucks unit, LP4 unit and a Game Grid gaming area. The Starbucks later partially became a café called Hamiltons with half of the becoming unused.

The early planning documents showed 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 hadn't materialised, but banners outside claimed they were coming.

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.

In early 2019, the LP4 unit closed and was replaced a gourmet hot dog company called Banger Bros. Banger Bros lasted less than 6 months and they closed later in 2019.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Alfreton (19 miles)
Tibshelf (M1 north, 24 miles)
Services on the A38Willington (1 mile)
Keele (M6 north, 34 miles)
Sandbach (M6 north, 54 miles)
Services on the A50Derby South (9 miles)

Visitor Feedback


Views expressed in these comments are those of the individual contributor. User accounts are managed by Facebook.
We would like the companies named to check here regularly but we can't force them to do so.