In December 2019 the new A14 opened, leaving old Fenstanton services left behind on the old road. Now called the A1307, the old road is being altered by Cambridgeshire County Council. It remains to be seen how much traffic it will pick up.
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Widely known as Huntingdon services, this site was located on the eastbound side of the A14 Fenstanton Bypass, within what was known as junction 27. The entrance is direct from the road and the exit leads to the old Cambridge Road.
On 9 December 2019 the new A14 opened, and the road past Fenstanton became a local road called the A1307. It remains to be seen how much traffic will pass by here and want to stop at the services, but the recent refurbishment suggests the owners are hoping to pick up some local traffic.
The site opened in 1989 as the common combination of a Shell forecourt, a Travelodge motel and Little Chef - known as the Huntingdon branch. It was the eastbound partner of Abbots, built a few miles to the west, and opened at the same time.
The Huntingdon branch was later painted blue by Forte in an attempt to attract more formal diners in the evening. When Granada took over they undid this, but they kept the furniture and introduced a Burger King franchise.
The amenity building was taken over by Euro Garages in 2017, who were forced to change Little Chef's name to EG Diner. The EG Diner and Burger King both closed in summer 2018 for refurbishment and later reopened as a Burger King, Subway and Greggs combination site.
After this section of the old A14 became the A1307 in December 2019, the Greggs and Subway stores customer numbers fell dramatically due to the lower traffic levels and EG Group closed them both. This now leaves the site trading as a Burger King restaurant only.
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