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Services on the A34

Below is a list of all the signposted services on the A34 between Winchester and Oxford.

The following roads meet the A34, and also have services guides on this website: M3, M4, M40, A40 and the A303.

Sutton Scotney

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them. Facilities available 24 hours. Full details  Between Winchester and Whitchurch, Hampshire, SO21 3JY. (Location Map)
Costa, McDonald's, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, TyphooWHSmithJackpot £500, Picnic Tables, ShowersDays Innbook north | book southShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlueFirst two hours free, after which cars must pay £6.
Full details: Sutton Scotney

A dual-sided Roadchef site - formerly a large Little Chef.

Tot Hill

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The McDonald's and filling station are open 24 hours  Between Whitchurch and Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9BX. (Google Maps)
The McDonald's and filling station are open 24 hoursMcDonald's Drive Thru, StarbucksTravelodgebookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Autogas LPG, Air1 AdBlueHGV parking available
Shell operate the filling station
Euro Garages operate the Starbucks restaurant
Notes: The newest services on the A34, Tot Hill was built as part of the Newbury Bypass in 1996. While the bypass was being built, camps were set up here to protest against it. The Starbucks restaurant is a former Little ChefHistory site; it closed in summer 2017. For a time, it was a Little Chef Choices site with Caffè Ritazza and Harry Ramsden's menus.

Chieveley

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: Costa, WHSmith and the filling station are all open 24 hours Motorway service area. Full details  Between Newbury and Didcot, Berkshire, RG18 9XX. (Location Map)
Costa, WHSmith and the filling station are all open 24 hoursArlo's, Burger King, Costa, Greggs, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Costa Express, Krispy KremeLadbrokes, M&S Simply Food, Top Gift, WHSmithChildren's Play Area, Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Full Hou$e, Lucky Coin, ShowersTravelodgebookBP, Shop, Costa, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Air1 AdBlue, BP AutogasFree for two hours, charges afterwards
Full details: Chieveley

Moto motorway service area at the junction with the M4.

Berkshire Down

Southbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Southbound side only. Closes at night.  Southbound between Newbury and Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0RW. (Google Maps)
Murco, Spar, Tchibo
Notes: The services are sometimes known as 'Chilton' services and were formerly operated by Murco with a Mace store. It changed ownership to an independent dealer, who by the end of 2015 had introduced a Tchibo coffee machine and unbranded the Mace store, with hopes to open a Spar store. However, in 2016, the service station changed hands again and a separately planned Spar store was introduced.

Didcot

Single site located at a junction. 24 hours: The McDonald's and filling station are both open 24 hours  At Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX14 4TX. (Google Maps)
The McDonald's and filling station are both open 24 hoursMcDonald's Drive Thru, Table Table (The Apple Cart)Premier InnbookBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available
BP Express operate the filling station
Notes: Originally just a petrol station and an outdoor toilet block next to the A4130, the services later gained a McDonald's, and a budget hotel-restaurant. More recently, the nearby town of Didcot (located at the junction of two major railways) was identified as prime land for development, which extended to the services.

The area around the services has now gained more restaurants, a complete refurbishment of the petrol station, a new shop, a Costa drive thru and a Vauxhall dealer.

The land the services is built on was originally called Milton Heights. This name has crept back into use, following the opening of the large employment centre opposite (Milton Park) and the high-profile roadworks at the nearby roundabout (Milton Interchange).

Peartree

No HGVs. Single site located at a junction. Facilities available 24 hours. Full details  Between Oxford and Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX2 8JZ. (Location Map)
KFC, Starbucks, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, West Cornwall Pasty CoWaitroseEcotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Meeting Room, Showers, Welcome Break GamingTravelodgebook, Holiday InnbookShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Yorkshire Tea, Autogas LPGFirst two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £10. Prices can be paid in Starbucks or in the pay and display machines in each parking area.
Full details: Peartree

Welcome Break's newest service area, previously a large Little ChefHistory.

Family Farm

Three services (one northbound, two southbound) staggered across the carriageway with no public access between them.  Between Kidlington and Wendlesbury, Oxfordshire, OX25 3QQ. (Google Maps)
 

Northbound

ChargeMaster Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Tourist InformationBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, AdBlue ContainersHGV parking available

Southbound

StarbucksShell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlueHGV parking available


BP Express operate the northbound filling station
Shell operate the southbound filling station
23.5 Degrees operate the southbound restaurant
Notes: It's named after the farm that sits behind the northbound Little ChefHistory (although strictly speaking services are supposed to be named after settlements, clearly an exception was made in this case). Even so, Little Chef use the geographical name 'Weston-on-the-Green'.

For a couple of years after the completion of the M40, this was the last service station before Birmingham. The northbound side was deliberately built with this in mind, but the southbound side pre-dates this considerably: it was once a garage by the side of the A43 Oxford to Northampton road.

The first of the two southbound services consists of only a Shell with lots of room for expansion, and the second one houses a Starbucks, several houses and a derelict Fina petrol station which now sells motorhomes.

The petrol station closed in the 1990s and was known for being particularly cheap. The Shell garage used to be quiet and run-down, possibly due to the direct competition. The Starbucks was an Eat & Go restaurant until February 2016, and until September 2012 it was a Little ChefHistory. In the late 1980s Little Chef moved in to the building originally occupied by the Layby Cafe from their previous position on the other side of the petrol station.

The northbound services are a much later addition, built as a Happy Eater which later became the common Little Chef/Burger King combination. In 2011 this site was refurbished to Little Chef's new look, Wonderfully British. The Little Chef closed in late July 2017 and is due to reopen as a Starbucks soon.
 

Key

The following icons may be used on this page:

TRSAiconEastbound.gif - services are eastbound only (N = northbound, W = westbound, S = southbound)

TRSAiconoffline.gif - the services are accessed off a junction

TRSAicononline.gif - there are two services, on either side of the road

TRSAicon24hours.gif - some facilities open 24 hours

TRSAiconclosesatnight.gif - the services completely close at night

TRSAiconnoHGVs.gif - no HGV parking is available

TRSAiconfulldetails.gif - further information available on this link

TRSAiconMSA.gif - the services are actually part of a motorway service area

TRSAicontruckstop.gif - the services are actually part of a truckstop