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Swansea

Swansea
Moto
Swansea
Road:M4 at J47
(also accessible to traffic on the A48 and the A483)
Address:M O T O
Swansea West Services
M4 Junction 47
Penllergaer
Swansea
West Galmorgan
SA4 9GT
Telephone number:01792 896222
Signposted from the road?As Costa/Burger King
Opened:1991?
Previous operators:Rank, Pavilion, Granada
Previous names:Swansea West
Grid reference:SS621997
Services type:Single site located at a junction.
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A fairly average service station. There is a McDonald's and Forestry Commission site which aren't part of the main services but are located down the same road as them.

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Facilities

Main Amenities: Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Lucky Coin, Picnic Tables
Restaurants: Costa, Burger King, Costa Express
Shops: WHSmith
Motel: Travelodge[book rooms]
Forecourt: BP, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue

Parking Prices

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and HGVs £17.50, or £19 to include a £9 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2465.

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

Trivia

Rank services had elaborate canopies like this.

The main building is only open 8am-9pm.

A 1990s list of facilities says the services offer "trained staff", but with no clue as to what that means.

Survey Results

In 2006 the services won a three star loo award and came top in the category 'Welsh motorway services'.

Also in 2006, the services were also graded 3/5 by Holiday Which?

Alternatives

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Sarn Park (25 miles)Services on the M4 Pont Abraham (6 miles)
Cardiff West (37 miles)Moto services none

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