Ross Spur Services
|Ross Spur Services|
Ross Spur Services under construction (being rebuilt, not the original service area)
|Previous operator(s):||Ross (1966-1985), Welcome Break (1985-2000), BP (2000-2011)|
|Date opened:||1966(rebuilt in 2012)|
Ross Spur Services is a southbound-only service area on the A449 at the end of the M50 motorway. Formerly operated by BP, it is now owned by Euro Garages and will be expanding to incorporate drive-through restaurants with a seating area and a shop. The Northbound side is now a shopping centre and no longer functions as a service area.
Welcome Break sold the services in 2001, and from 2001-2012 the services were derelict with nothing more than a BP and a Spar. When Euro Garages finally bought the site in 2011, the services were planned to expanded to form a fairly large service area and to expand Euro Garage's network of sites as they only operated one motorway service area at the time.
Construction of the service station started in 2011 and will be[needs update] finished in mid-2012. The original service area was constructed between 1965-1966.
The Service Area consists of two drive-through restaurants, in one of the buildings is a seating area. There is also a petrol station and a shop.
- "Starbucks and Burger King plan drive-through restaurants for Ross-on-Wye.". Hereford Times. 2011-08-31. Retrieved 2012-07-01.