ST5789 : Severn View Services, Aust

taken 7 years ago, near to Aust, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Severn View Services, Aust
Severn View Services, Aust
The service area is reached from a roundabout at M48 motorway junction 1 at the England end of the 1966 Severn Road Bridge. Originally named Aust Services, the service station formerly occupied a larger site here before the opening of the Second Severn Crossing. After the opening of the new bridge in 1996 and the new route for the M4 across the Severn, the section of motorway across and adjacent to the 1966 bridge was renamed the M48.

The service area, formerly very busy, is now something of a backwater with most of the motorway traffic using the M4. The services are unusual in being a single site at a junction. Most motorway service stations occupy two sites, one on each side of the motorway.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 19 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 571 895 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.1617N 2:37.2489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 571 895
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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