A & B Roads

  • Ballinluig Services

    31st July 2018

    The A9 from Perth to Inverness is a 100-plus busy old stretch of main trunk road and the gateway to the Highlands. Accordingly, it’s a popular route for trucks. About 20 miles north of Perth, and just five miles before…

  • Truckstop review – Heywood Diner

    1st June 2018

    The Heywood diner and truckstop is a little bit different to many other establishments featured in TSN of late in the fact it’s not really used by the general public. That is because its on the Heywood Distribution Park and…

  • Truckstop Review – Skiach services

    1st June 2018

    Skiach services, near Evanton north of Inverness, are something in between a motorway services and a proper truckstop, but it does have a lot going for it for truck drivers heading to the Far North of Scotland along the A9.…

  • Truckstop Review – Formula Services, Ellesmere Port

    1st June 2018

    The Formula Services in Ellesmere Port is a model example of how a truckstop should be. It is immaculate, has excellent facilities and is geared up solely for truck drivers and to make them as relaxed as possible after a…

  • Truckstop review – Swindon Truckstop

    9th April 2018

    Swindon Truck Stop is on the outskirts of the Wiltshire town, where the A420 Oxford Road meets the A419 outer bypass. It is just a few minutes’ drive from Junction 15 of the M4 and just behind the local Sainsbury’s…

  • Truckstop review – New Hollies Transport Café, Cannock

    16th March 2018

    One of the best known truckstops, the Roadking New Hollies truckstop is on the A5, close to the M6. Drivers should come off at Junction 12, which is the exit just before the M6 Toll Road if driving southbound or…

  • Truckstop review – Jack’s Hill Café, Towcester

    16th March 2018

    One of the best-known truckstops, Jack’s Hill Café is close to the A5/A43 interchange near Towcester. It has been in business since 1955 and also markets itself as ‘bikers’ caff’ and meeting point. If you are heading east to west…

  • Truckstop review – Flic’s café, Reading

    16th March 2018

      This is a quaint little café at Knowl Hill on the A4 between Reading and Maidenhead, with room for parking for several trucks, although not open for evening meals or overnight parking. Nevertheless if you are delivering in the…

  • Truckstop Review – Stibbington Diner

    16th March 2018

      Although on the southbound carriageway of the A1, there is easy access to this truckstop from both directions of the main Anglo-Scottish trunk road. The diner is under a new manager, Bob Craft, and TSN called in to see…

  • Truckstop review – Ye Olde Hutte Café, Gloucester

    16th March 2018

    Ye Olde Hutte Café is on the A38 at Stratfordbridge in North Gloucestershire, just off Junction 1 of the M50, which itself is off Junction 8 of the M5, so it’s easy to get to if you are heading along…