Derby and Burton services
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: KFC Drive Thru, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Banger Bros
(The Cherry Tree Farm Pub-Restaurant is adjacent) Shops: Little Waitrose & Partners Motel: Ibis Budget Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), ShellRecharge, Car Wash, Air1 AdBlue
First two 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.
Trivia and History
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 intended to create profit by selling the current outlets.
The filling station is operated by Shell. In late 2017 it was one of three Shell filling stations in the UK to gain ShellRecharge electric vehicle charging points, and in 2018, after a small refurbishment, a Little Waitrose at Shell Select concession.
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.
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.
| 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)|
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