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Reading services

Location:

M4 between J11 and J12

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

RG30 3UQ

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them.

Rating: See the reviews


Once one the M4's big retailing services, Reading retains its atriums on either side of the road.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 12 April 2021, with changes caused by COVID-19.
Catering: on both sides: Burger King, Chow, Costa, Greggs, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Costa Drive Thru
plus westbound only: KFC
Shops: M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: on both sides: Dog Walking Area, Showers
plus westbound only: Children's Play Area, Fourex Money Exchange
and eastbound only: Brexit Document Advice Point, HGV Covid-19 Test Centre
Hotel: Travelodgebook west | book east Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: BP, Shop, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue, LPG, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £30.50. HGVs can pay £32.50 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone. The location code is 2457 (westbound) and 2456 (eastbound).

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

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

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Reading Motorway Service Area
Burghfield
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 3UQ


Trivia and Design

Eat & Drink Co.
The former restaurant area.

See also: History:Reading

In Spring 2017, Transport Focus calculated a 100% satisfaction score for the westbound services and 96% for the eastbound services. This made the westbound services one of the country's top two. By 2019, westbound had fallen to 84%, with eastbound on 90%.

As one of the newer service areas, Reading's two buildings are both build around an atrium, with south-facing windows. Over time this has been extended significantly with new retail units.

bp pulse electric vehicle charging points were installed here in 2020, but they are yet to be switched on. Further ultra-rapid chargers are planned for 2021.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Heston (32 miles)
South Mimms (M25 north, 54 miles)
Cobham (M25 south, 45 miles)
Toddington (M1 north, 63 miles)
Services on the M4Chieveley (12 miles)
Heston (32 miles)
Toddington (M1 north, 63 miles)
Moto servicesChieveley (12 miles)

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