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Swallowfield services

Location:

A33 southbound between Reading and Stratfield Turgis

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

RG7 1LZ

(Google Maps link)

Access/Layout:

Single site located between junctions on one side of the road.



A small petrol station just a mile and a half down the A33 from the M4 junction 11.

Please note: The filling station is currently closed due to redevelopment works. Access to the truck wash is maintained.

Facilities

Main Amenities: Britalba Truck Washwebsite Forecourt: Under redevelopment

Parking Prices

Short stay customer parking is available for cars. 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:
Swallowfield By Pass
Swallowfield
Reading
Berkshire
RG7 1LZ


Trivia and History

This service area was a typical restaurant and filling station set-up. A commercial yard is also accessed through the services which is now home to Britalba, who also have truck wash facilities.

The restaurant was formerly home to 'M's Family Diner'. This closed in 2009 and became Carriages Car Wash Café for a year before being put up to let. The restaurant was later purchased by the former owners of the restaurant in 2014 who turned the site into a motor repair garage and van rental yard called 'M's Building Supplies'.

The filling station has been branded BP since at least the 2000s. In 2013, the filling station was acquired by MRH who added their Hursts store to the site. The site was later acquired by MFG in 2018 following the merger of the two companies.

MFG were granted planning permission to redevelop the site in January 2020 which will see the current sales building, car wash and jet wash demolished and a new, larger sales building in its place with official customer parking, 2 new jet wash bays and installing 2 new electric vehicle charging bays added. Work commenced on the site in late April 2021 and the site is expected to reopen in summer 2021.

Alternatives

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