Leicester Forest East services
|Leicester Forest East Services|
The services straddle the motorway.
It was designed for the opening of the second phase of the M1 in 1966 (seven years after the first phase was completed), based on an Italian design used on the Autostrade. This design is very rare in Britain. The services features a Bridge-restaurant between the two bases crossing the motorway, containing all of the service station's restaurants. At the time of opening it was operated by the Ross Group and featured a Terence Conran designed restaurant with a waitress silver service restaurant.
- "Leicester Forest East services". Motorway services online. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
- "Welcome Break - Service Station - Leicester Forest East". Welcome Break. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
- "Driving Pit Stop - Find Highway and Motorway services". www.drivingpitstop.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
- "M1/M69 Public Consultation Information". Highways Agency. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
- "Reason for the project". Highways Agency. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
- University of Leicester Centre for English Local History blog
- Motorway Services Online — The Rise and Fall of Leicester Forest East
- Motorway Services Online — Leicester Forest East Services
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