Blackfirs services

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Blackfirs services
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Location
Solihull
County
Warwickshire
Opening Date
Never Built
On road(s)
M42
Services related to the M42
Catherine-de-Barnes services • Dunton services • Hopwood Park services • Tamworth services

Blackfirs Services was one of four locations under consideration for a service area on the central section of the M42 during the 1970s and early 1980s. It was to be located half way between junction 6 and junction 7. The three alternative locations were Dunton at junction 9, Tamworth at junction 10 and Austrey.

The site eventually chosen and built was Tamworth.



Blackfirs services
Services on the M42
ExistingHopwood Park • Tamworth
UnbuiltCatherine-de-Barnes • Blackfirs • Dunton • Austrey
Services in the West Midlands region
ExistingCorley • Crewe • Frankley • Hilton Park • Hopwood Park • Keele • Norton Canes • Ross Spur • Stafford (North) • Stafford (South) • Strensham • Tamworth • Telford • Warwick
UnbuiltAustrey • Blackfirs • Catherine-de-Barnes • Defford • Doxey • Droitwich • Dunton • Essington • Gaydon • Harborough Magna (Stretton-under-Fosse) • Lizard Hill • Longbridge • Moreton Valence • Perry Barr • Pershore • Rugby • Staverton