New owner sought for giant M74 service area

A major lorry park and service area next to the M74 motorway has been put on the market

The 12-acre site is located near Johnstonebridge between junctions 16 and 17 of the busy M74. Picture: Contributed

Commercial property specialist Galbraith has been instructed to handle the sale of Lockerbie Lorry Park on behalf of its client, C & B Properties.

The site extends to some 12 acres with a capacity for 160 lorry parking bays, as well as providing a cafeteria, shop, function suite and changing facilities. It also houses seven residential properties of which two are leased on long-term lettings with five used as self-catering holiday accommodation.

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Harry Stott of Galbraith said: “Lockerbie Lorry Park has been in this location for 12 years and this sale represents a great commercial investment opportunity.

“It is strategically located on the M74 to provide a safe parking and rest area for HGV drivers travelling the length and breadth of the UK. We expect a lot of interest in this sale.”

The firm said that pricing was available on request.