Modern Roadchef services at the M1/A43 junction, although it has been designed so that you can enter and leave the services without passing through the main junction.
COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 2 July 2020, with changes caused by COVID-19.
Catering: Costa, Fresh Food Café, McDonald's, Costa Express, Costa Drive Thru Shops: WHSmith, Spar (northbound only) Main Amenities: Showers Hotel: none Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: BP, Shop, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue
First 4 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £20 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £30, or £32 to include a £10 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details or in the shop or restaurant. The location code is 5250 (northbound) and 5251 (southbound).
The fees are strictly enforced by GroupNexus.
Northampton Motorway Service Area
- 📞 Telephone number: 01604 831888
- 🗺 Grid reference: SP722573
🌍 Operators (Official Websites):
Trivia and Design
Full details: History:Northampton
Northampton was originally built as 'Rothersthorpe services'. It was waiting 20 years before it was built, and before too long it was demolished and built again. Full history.
The southbound Costa Drive Thru opened on 25 August 2017. A northbound one joined it almost two years later in June 2019.
A Leon was added to the northbound building in July 2019 in yet another extension to the front of the building.
|Newport Pagnell (13 miles)||Services on the M1||Watford Gap (10 miles)|
| Cherwell Valley (22 miles)|
Towcester (7 miles)
|Services on the A43||none|
|none nearby||Roadchef services||Watford Gap (10 miles)|
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