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Solstice services

Location:

A303 westbound between Andover and Amesbury

Signposted from the road? Westbound only

Postcode:

SP4 7SQ

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.

Rating:



Basically a retail park, Solstice Park is signposted as a service area on the westbound side of the A303. There are no signs eastbound, but access is still possible via the Bulford exit on the A303.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 7 November 2020, with changes caused by COVID-19.


Catering: Costa Drive Thru, KFC Drive Thru, McDonald's Drive Thru, Pizza Hut, Solstice Bar & Grill, Hotel: Holiday Innbook Charging Points: POLAR Forecourt: Co-op Petrol, Co-op Food, Costa Express, Rollover, AdBlue Containers, Car Wash, Jet Wash

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Mid Summer Place
Amesbury
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP4 7SQ


Trivia and History

Solstice Park is a large amount of land on the outskirts of Amesbury, which became ripe for development after the junction was upgraded. A number of industrial units and restaurants can now be found around this junction, with a couple of 'services' signs pointing to the centre. When traffic is flowing well the easy access to the A303 is a bonus, but for the restaurants a lot of the appeal of the site probably comes from the regular, severe queues on the westbound carriageway here.

Despite the apparently haphazard nature of the services, there are still a number of HGV bays provided by the filling station. This is a former Texaco filling station, now ran under the Co-op brand.

The park is home to six Charlotte Moreton sculptures.

The lack of eastbound signage may be to avoid competing with Countess.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Weyhill (10 miles) Services on the A303 Countess (2 miles)

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