Watford Gap services

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Watford Gap services
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The M1 at Watford Gap.jpg
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Location
Watford
County
Northamptonshire
Opening Date
1959
Current Operator
Road Chef
On road(s)
M1
Services related to the M1
Services related to the E13
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Watford Gap Services were the first to open in Britain, opening in 1959.

The services were near to the nortnern temporary terminus of the M1 when they opened, and have gained in popular culture the reputation of being the dividing line between the north of England and the south - north of Watford



Watford Gap services
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M1fifty01.jpgWatford Gap north petrol station - Geograph - 599833.jpgPetrol Station at Watford Gap Services - Geograph - 1437572.jpgNorthbound off slip - Coppermine - 17942.jpgM1 looking south from a service area, 1961 - Coppermine - 317.jpg