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Tamworth services

Location:

M42 at J10
(also accessible to traffic on the A5)

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

B77 5PS

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.

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Tamworth is part of a business park, strategically located along the M42 where it meets the busy A5. Traffic lights on the roundabout can make getting out difficult.

Facilities

Catering: Burger King, Chow, Costa, Greggs, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme Shops: Ladbrokes, M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: Children's Play Area, Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Full Hou$e, Lucky Coin, Showers Motel: Travelodgebook Forecourt: Esso, Spar, Subway, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue4You

Parking Prices

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £30. HGVs can pay £32 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2466.

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

Contact Details

Address:
Moto Tamworth
Tamworth Motorway Services Area
Green Lane
Wilnecote
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B77 5PS


Trivia and History

Tamworth restaurants.jpg
The old dining area.

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Opened by Granada 1990
Re-branded Moto 2001

When services on the M42 were first being investigated (with Austrey Meadows being the preferred location), building any services at this junction was ruled out because of the traffic impact. It was later developed privately by Granada in partnership with Esso. Esso operated the forecourt separately and later sold it to Euro Garages.

There are 257 car parking spaces together with 18 spaces for coaches and 34 HGV spaces within the site boundary.

The services's access road formed part of a through route, linking a country lane (Green Lane) to the dual carriageway to the M42 (also called Green Lane). It is not a public route and has since been closed off.

Labrokes motorway services.
The outdoor unit, built for Rock Island, now Ladbrokes.

Between 1995 and 1998 there was a Rock Island Diner here in a separate building, which later became Little Chef. There was a Ladbrokes attached to it which now occupies the whole building, meaning the glossy chrome and red plastic fittings and 1950s posters and music are no longer to be found.

Under the original plans for the HS2 rail link, the service station would have been demolished. A revised plan has the tracks running in a tunnel, allowing the services to remain.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Hopwood Park (25 miles)
Warwick (M40, 36 miles)
Corley (M6 south, 18 miles)
Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 16 miles)
Services on the M42 Appleby Magna (8 miles)
Donington (A42, 21 miles)
none on M42
Cherwell Valley (M40, 61 miles)
Moto services none on M42
Donington (A42, 21 miles)
Hinckley (12 miles) Services on the A5 none nearby

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