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Cherwell Valley services


M40 at J10
(also accessible to traffic on the A43 and the B430)

Signposted from the road.


OX27 7RD

map and directions


Single site located at a junction.

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A large and airy new building that dwarfs the previous arrangement, which it replaced in 2011.


Catering: Burger King, Chow, Costa, Greggs, KFC, Pret A Manger, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Costa Express, F'wip Frozen Desserts, Krispy Kreme, M&S Coffee to Go, Costa Drive Thru Shops: M&S Simply Food, Top Gift, WHSmith Main Amenities: Changing Places, Children's Play Area, Full Hou$e, Lucky Coin, Riverside Walk, Showers, Truck Wash, Brexit Document Advice Point, HGV Covid-19 Test Centre, Randox Health Covid-19 Test Dropbox Hotel: Travelodgebook Charging Points: GRIDSERVE Electric Highway 120kW CCS & 100kW CHAdeMO, NomadPower Forecourt: Esso, SPAR, Starbucks on the Go, Tango Ice Blast, AdBlue4You, Jet Wash, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £30. HGVs can pay £32 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone. The location code is 2432. The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Moto Services Ltd
Cherwell Valley Motorway Services Area
Northampton Road
OX27 7RD

Trivia and Design

Cherwell Valley Marks and Spencer.
The entrance in 2007, with the supermarket-style design.

See also: History:Cherwell Valley

A large dog walking area/riverside walk has always existed down the side of the services, but was only recently given prominent signage.

In 2016, Moto refurbished the M&S Simply Food store and an M&S Coffee to Go machine was introduced. During 2017, the EDC restaurant and Moto Meetings meeting room closed to make way for a new Arlo's Pantry and Kitchen and Chow Asian Cuisine. Both of these opened in late June 2017. Arlo's later closed in late 2019 in favour of fast food options.

Moto's first recent KFC opened here in February 2018.

Cherwell Valley is one of very few services not be named after a precise settlement. At the time it opened, developers were paying a lot of attention to landscaping, and liked suffixes such as "Park", "Green" and "Valley" which helped create the image of a tranquil resting spot.

A 2011 report highlighted that Cherwell Valley had only a 6% turn-in rate, compared with 10% at Warwick.

Moto's first Pret A Manger store opened here on 7 December 2020. A Krispy Kreme airstream was also added in summer 2021, alongside a trial of F'wip Frozen Yogurts in the WHSmith store.


Oxford (20 miles)
Family Farm (A34, 7 miles)
Services on the M40Warwick (22 miles)
start of roadServices on the A43Northampton (22 miles)
Brackley (8 miles)
Chieveley (A34, 38 miles)Moto servicesTamworth (M42, 61 miles)
Frankley (M5 north, 58 miles)

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