Toll Bar or Tollbar is a common name used across Britain, referring to the to toll gates which used to be found on turnpikes across the country. These were often placed at key junctions, some of which developed hotels or garages.
As a result, there are now many petrol stations named after toll bars. Some of these relate to service areas covered by this site, such as:
- Foston services on the A1, known locally as Toll Bar services.
- Toll Bar services near Sawtry.
- Tollgate services on the A2.
In addition, there are many villages whose names derive from a toll bar. Some of those places which now have service areas named after them include: