Please note that this service area is not yet open.
The owners of the abandoned forecourt at Trewint are now looking to re-open it as a service area.
Highways England are keen to see the facility reopened, and had been hostile to past suggestions that the land could be redeveloped for other purposes, as they wanted another service area to take the pressure off Bodmin Moor. They have some reservations about how such a constrained site could fit a modern forecourt.
The wider site is much larger, and has been used as HGV parking in the past. The main building was also a 13 bedroom hotel.
There are records of Trewint Garage going back to 1949, when it was positioned on the old, single carriageway A30. It became derelict in the 2000s. The sales shop was a converted dwelling, and a takeaway food outlet trades from the car park. There had been plans to add a restaurant, toilets and picnic area in 1988.
|Bodmin Moor (westbound, 2 miles)|
Sourton Cross (23 miles)
|Services on the A30||Penlan (10 miles)|
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