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Heart of Scotland (Harthill) services

Location:

M8 between J4 and J5

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

ML7 5TT

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Two sites located between junctions, connected by a pedestrian footbridge.

Rating: See the reviews


The only services between Glasgow and Edinburgh, Heart of Scotland is now just a large BP garage.

Facilities[edit]

Forecourt: BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue

Parking Prices[edit]

First two hours free for all vehicles. Further information is not available, please update this if you know.

Contact Details[edit]

Address:
BP Connect
Harthill
Shotts
Lanarkshire
ML7 5TT

  • Telephone number: 01501 750820
  • Grid reference: NS899647



Trivia and Design[edit]

The new bridge being lifted into place

Full details: History:Heart of Scotland

Heart of Scotland is the only services between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and for this reason it doubles-up as a long-distance bus interchange.

Despite its large footprint, it only has a forecourt sales building, leaving a lot of unused space which looks overgrown and unattended to.

A new, modern, glass footbridge was lifted into place in 2008 helps form a park and ride site at the services, with ramps and access from the local road network.

Alternatives[edit]

Previous:Next:
none on M8
Kinross (M90, 37 miles)
Musselburgh (A1, 31 miles)
Services on the M8 none on M8
Hamilton (M74 northbound, 15 miles)
Happendon (M74, 32 miles)

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