Lorry Parking

lorries parked

In Partnership With


Roadchef (Durham Services)

The Roadchef ( Durham Services) site located at junction 61 of the A1 is open 24 hours and provides:

  • 20 parking spaces
  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Restaurant (24 hour)
  • Telephones
  • Cash machines
  • Security patrols

NT Truckstop (Birtley, Newcastle)

The NT Truckstop (Birtley, Newcastle) closed for business as of 23 January 2007.

Moto Truckers Lounge (Washington)

This site has 69 spaces (39 northbound and 30 southbound) and is adjacent to the A1(M) between junctions 64 and 65. The site is open 24 hours and has the following facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Restaurant (24 hour)
  • Lounge
  • Telephones
  • TV
  • Cash machines
  • Security patrols

Click here for a map and further information.

Purdy Lodge

This site is located in Northumberland adjacent to the A1 at the junction with the B1341 to Adderstone and has 30 parking spaces. The site is open 24 hours and has the following facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Café (24 hour)
  • Shower

Click here for a map.

Highways Agency Truckstop Guide for England

cover of 2006 Truck Stop guide

Recognising that truckstops are vital rest areas for lorry drivers,
the guide aims to help lorry drivers and freight transport operators plan their journeys.

To obtain a FREE copy of the Truckstop Guide call 0870 1226 236.