The micro-landscape of the motorway service station (17 Dec 2003)
Not quite town and definitely not country, the service station was originally designed as a life-line for hungry motorists and hungry cars. In recent years it has become an increasingly complex social space as the closing of amenities in the surrounding area has encouraged many to make it a focal point for their local networks.
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