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Service stations are open.


Penhale services

Location:

A30 between Bodmin and Redruth
(also accessible to traffic on the B3275)

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

TR9 6NA

(Google Maps link)

Access/Layout:

Single site located at a junction.



A collection of restaurants at the Fraddon exit on the A30.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: Most service areas are fully open. We are regularly reviewing our information.
Catering: Cookhouse & Pub (Penhale Round)website, McDonald's Drive Thru Hotel: Premier Inn Charging Points: Shell Recharge Forecourt: Shell, Select, Deli by Shell, Costa Express, AdBlue Containers, Car Wash

Parking Prices

Short stay customer parking is available for cars at all locations. No HGV parking is available.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Penhale
Fraddon
St. Columb
Cornwall
TR9 6NA


Trivia and History

Starbucks shopping centre.
The Kingsley Village Shopping Centre next door.

The A39 and A30 used to meet in the centre of Penhale, where there was a petrol station. With the Indian Queens Bypass being planned in the early 1990s, Kingsley Developments Ltd proposed a new facility and commercial development be built at Fernside Farm. Planning permission was first requested in July 1992, with full permission being granted in January 1995.

The bypass had already opened in February 1993. During its construction, an archaeological excavation unearthed remains of the 'Penhale Round', a dry-stone structure and a stone-built hut/ancillary building which dates back to the Iron Age, possibly being built around 100 BC.

The first phase of the service area opened in late 1995, starting with a Jet forecourt. The McDonald's opened in Spring 1996, having previously been planned as a Burger King.

Phase 2 later materialised as Kingsley Village Shopping Centre, built around the original farm site. This would later include a Starbucks coffee shop that would be advertised from the neighbouring McDonald's.

The third and final phase of the development was completed in early 1996, with Whitbread Inns opening a Brewers Fayre pub-restaurant and a 40-bed Travel Inn. Both branches were named 'Penhale Round', in reference to the excavation.

The forecourt was purchased by Shell in 2010. Whitbread changed the pub branding to 'Cookhouse & Pub' in 2018.

Alternatives

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Cornwall (7 miles)
St Kew (A39, 16 miles)
Services on the A30Carland Cross (5 miles)