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Crossbush services


A27 at Crossbush, Arundel
(also accessible to traffic on the A284)

Signposted from the road.


BN17 7QQ

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Single site located at a junction.

A collection of facilities positioned slightly down the A284, at a busy junction on the A27.


Catering: Costa Drive Thru (cars only), McDonald's Drive Thru Amenities: Comfort Inn Outdoor Space: Grass area and picnic area by McDonald's; public footpath connections Charging Points: InstaVolt 120kW CCS & 50kW CHAdeMO Forecourt: BP, Shop'N Drive, Greggs, Costa Express, Car Wash, Jet Wash, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

Parking and use of the forecourt is limited to 60 minutes maximum stay for all vehicles and is strictly enforced by Horizon Parking, whilst parking within the McDonald's car park is limited to 90 minutes maximum stay and is strictly enforced by ParkingEye.

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

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Crossbush Service Station
Lyminster Road
West Sussex
BN17 7QQ

Trivia and History

A McDonald's restaurant behind a grass lawn and car park.
The McDonald's restaurant.

The site was built in 1994 by Margram. It is positioned on the A284, leaving space for the Arundel Bypass to be built. This was being actively planned at the time, before being cancelled in 1996; it's currently back at the proposal stage. If the bypass is built, the facility will see a drop in passing trade as traffic from the A27 would be required to leave at the junction to access the services.

The Comfort Inn was built in around 1996, and took their branding as a condition of Friendly Hotels partnering with Choice Hotels.

The filling station was formerly operated by Snax 24 and included a Mace store. In 2015, following the merger of Snax 24 with Rontec, the site gained a SPAR store with a Subway offering. Rontec later rebranded the store to their own brand Shop'N Drive in early 2021.

Two InstaVolt electric vehicle charging points were added to the McDonald's car park in May 2022.

A Costa Drive Thru pod opened behind the existing forecourt in June 2023. With no walk-in kiosk, the facility isn't accessible to pedestrians or HGV drivers. Rontec also replaced their Subway concession with a Greggs store in early 2023.

The site was listed as a truckstop in the Highways Agency's 2006 guide, but it was removed by 2008.


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