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Grange Park services

Location:

A45 at Northampton

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

NN4 0JW (northbound), NN4 0LY (southbound)

(Google Maps link)

Access/Layout:

Two sites staggered between junctions, with no public connection between them.



A pair of unusual restaurants on the edge of Northampton.

Facilities[edit]

Northbound[edit]

Catering: Domino's Pizza Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Select, Costa Express, Deli2go, Air1 AdBlue, Hand Car Wash

Southbound[edit]

Catering: Buddies USA Dinerwebsite Forecourt: BP (with:), Costcutter, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Hand Car Wash

Contact Details[edit]

Address:
Grange Farm Service Station
London Road
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN4 0JW / NN4 0LY


Trivia and History[edit]

Domino's Pizza.
The Little Chef is now Domino's.

As early as 1978, land was designated for a eastbound service area here, next to the cottages. It was late connected to London Road and had the direct exit closed.

Both restaurants are former Little Chef/Burger King combination sites. Northbound was the Collingtree branch which opened in 1988 and closed in 1997, reopening in 1999 and closing again in around 2005. This is now Domino's.

The southbound restaurant was built by AJ's. It became the Northampton branch of Little Chef in 1997 and closed in around 2005. It's now the diner.

The southbound side shop used to be branded Mace. BP still call it 'Grange Farm', while most sources now say 'Grange Park'.

There is a Toby Carvery and Travelodge at the same junction as the northbound services but they are separate from the service area.

Alternatives[edit]

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Northampton (M1 north, 4 miles) Services on the A45 Ecton (6 miles)