The A1(M) is set to see brand new motorway service area near a North Yorkshire village – here’s everything that’s coming to it.

The site will be found off the A1(M) and will be headed by Roadchef near Catterick Village, North Yorkshire.

The plans have recently come under fire after it was argued that the site was just several miles away from the Leeming Bar and Scotch Corner Motorway Rest Areas.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Natural England also warned the £57m development would impact a nearby Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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What is coming as part of the development?

  • 100-bed hotel

Currently it isn’t known who will own the 100-bed hotel set to come to the site, however, The Northern Echo will update this as soon as we know.

  • Drive-through Costa Coffee

As part of the development there will be a drive-through costa coffee shop on the site, which looks set to offer the usual options from coffee, light snacks to cold drinks and iced coffee. This will have dedicated parking and staff parking.

  • Drive-through McDonalds

The development will also see a drive-through McDonalds, which offers a range of food options that many know and love. This will also have dedicated parking for customers and staff.

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  • Amenity building

This building will contain food and drink services, including a farm shop, tourist information, gaming area, toilets, seating/resting areas of approximately 3,000 square internal floor area.

  • Fuel station and shop

Among the other services there will also be a fuelling station with a shop, however, it is not yet known who the shop will be owned by.

It comes after Moto have now also responded after plans for the site were recently approved.

The site bosses have issued a statement suggesting they will invest further in the existing site at Scotch Corner.

A spokesperson for Moto said: “Moto is committed to transforming the rest stop experience and continually invests in improving and developing its sites.”

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