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Thrussington services

Location:

A46 northbound between Leicester and Newark

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

LE7 4TF

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Access/Layout:

Two sites staggered between junctions, with no public connection between them.


Only the northbound side, which offers a café and a petrol station, is signposted as a service area. There is an additional facility on the southbound side.

Facilities[edit]

Catering: Six Hills Café & Pizzeriawebsite Forecourt: Shell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express

Last updated July 2017.

Contact Details[edit]

Address:
Fosse Way
Thrussington
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE7 4TF


Trivia and History[edit]

Little Chef Thrussington.
The former Roadchef building.

Today the southbound side has no signs from the road, but offers an independent café and motel. Until November 2012 the restaurant was a Little Chef, and until 2013 the motel was a Travelodge.

More curiously, the southbound restaurant was built by Roadchef, as part of their early expansion. It was called Green Acres services after a facility which previously existed here. It would have been similar to Bothwell.

On the northbound side, the Shell forecourt, which provides the main facility, was Total until November 2012. The café is a converted bungalow with parking in the back garden.

Both services are sometimes referred to as 'Six Hills'.

Alternatives[edit]

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Leicester (5 miles) Services on the A46 Newark (28 miles)