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Peterborough services


A1(M) at J17
(also accessible to traffic on the A1, A605 and the A1139)

Signposted from the road.

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Single site located at a junction.

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This is the motorway service area by the A1(M). For other services near Peterborough, see Eye on the A15 or Eye Green on the A47.

A service area at the top end of the A1(M). It is a popular stop-off point for people heading north and the main building houses some archaeological findings discovered when the services were built.


Catering: BakeHousewebsite, BomDiawebsite, Chopstix Noodle Bar, Costa, El Mexicana, KFC, McDonald's, Warren's Bakery, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Nescafe Alegria, Krispy Kreme Shops: M&S Simply Food, Sweet Barrels, Top Gift, WHSmith Main Amenities: Children's Play Area, Dog Exercise Area, Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Quicksilver, Showers Motel: Days Innbook Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Select, deli by Shell, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue, Car Wash

Parking Prices

First three hours free for all vehicles, after which you must pay £35 per 24 hour period. Parking tickets can be bought from machines in the car park and can be paid in either GBP or Euros.

Contact Details

Extra M S A Property (UK) Ltd
Peterborough Services
Great North Road

Trivia and History

The services opened on 15 January 2001. Facilities included a McColl's newsagent, Entrempts and Malongo Café, with a petrol station operated by Texaco and Somerfield. That petrol station was sold to Shell in 2008.

An Ed's Easy Diner and Wafflemeister kiosk were both trialled here alongside Extra's site at Cambridge however these were both removed during 2019. They were replaced by Sweet Barrels and BomDia respectively.

A Warren's Bakery unit operated by SSP opened here in February 2020 occupying the former Patisserie Valerie unit.


road becomes A1
Brampton Hut (15 miles)
Baldock (38 miles)
Services on the A1(M) road becomes A1
Kate's Cabin (northbound, 1 mile)
Stibbington (4 miles)
Warmington (5 miles) Services on the A605 end of road
start of road Services on the A1139 Eye (8 miles)
Baldock (38 miles) Extra services none nearby

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