Truck Stops

  • Junction24, Bridgwater

    31st July 2018

    Motorway services are sometimes a necessary evil for many truck drivers, but isn’t it good when there’s a much better alternative about half a mile away from them? That’s the case at Junction 24 on the M5 where the Junction24…

  • 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 – The Stockyard, Rotherham

    9th April 2018

    If you are heading west along the M18, as you approach junction 1 you will see on your left the Stockyard Truckstop, on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Rotherham. To get to it from the motorway, leave at…

  • 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 – AWJ Penrith Truckstop

    16th March 2018

    One of the country’s biggest, and smartest, truckstops is that operated by AW Jenkinson at Penrith. It’s easily accessible from both the northbound and southbound carriageways of the M6 at Junction 40, and is about a three-minute drive from the…