Southwaite Services

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Southwaite Services
Southwaite Services.jpg
The main services building
Southwaite Services is located in Cumbria
Southwaite Services
Southwaite Services (Cumbria)
County: Cumbria
Road: M6
Coordinates: 54°47′52″N 2°52′16″W / 54.79765°N 2.87101°W / 54.79765; -2.87101Coordinates: 54°47′52″N 2°52′16″W / 54.79765°N 2.87101°W / 54.79765; -2.87101
Operator: Moto Hospitality
Previous operator(s): Esso
Date opened: 1972 (northbound)
1977 (southbound)[1]
Website: Moto

Southwaite services is a motorway service station, between junctions 41 and 42 of the M6 motorway near Southwaite, Cumbria, England. It is about 7 miles south of Carlisle.

It is operated by Moto (it was owned and operated by Esso when the northbound base opened in 1972). A southbound base was added in 1977.

Southwaite has entrances from both the northbound and southbound carriageways of the motorway, and there are facilities built on both sides. A pedestrian footbridge connects the two sections of the service area. The northbound side has a Greggs; both sides have a Burger King restaurant, WH Smiths, M&S Simply Food and a Costa Coffee.


  1. ^ Motorway Services Trivia - Chronology - Accessed 21 January 2009

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Next southbound:
Motorway service stations on the
M6 motorway
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