Overshadowed by the Thickthorn park and ride is this small service area.
Short stay customer parking is available for cars. No HGV parking is available.
This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.
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Trivia and History
The site was built in the early 1990s at the same time as the Norwich Bypass, and is widely known as Norwich services.
Forte built the services as a restaurant, hotel and forecourt operation. The site opened with the new Norwich branch of Little Chef alongside a Travelodge hotel and Fina filling station. The Little Chef went onto gain a Burger King and in 2002 became a Little Chef Choices, gaining a Harry Ramsden's and Caffè Ritazza. These were later removed.
The restaurant building was acquired by Euro Garages in 2017, along with the rights to use the Little Chef name for a year so in 2018, it was replaced with EG Diner. The site closed in October 2018 for refurbishment reopening in December 2018 with a refurbished Burger King alongside new Greggs and Subway stores. Following the coronavirus lockdowns in 2020, Euro Garages permanently closed the Greggs store.
A McDonald's opened opposite the services in early 2018 however it isn't part of the signed service area.
6 IONITY electric vehicle charging points are due to be installed on the Shell forecourt in 2021.
|Attleborough (9 miles)||Services on the A11||none|
|Swaffham (24 miles)||Services on the A47||Acle (16 miles)|
|Attleborough (westbound, 9 miles)||Euro Garages services||Acle (16 miles)|
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