An old garage on Watling Street. It is only signed northbound, but can be used southbound. There is also an Applegreen forecourt to the south of here.
Although the site can accommodate lorries, there is a 4.6m height limit immediately north of here.
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.
Trivia and History
This garage was built in the 1950s by Whitburn Autos, who offered NAFTA fuel. It was known as Lime Kilns Filling Station. The site became a Q8 filling station in 1987.
Snax 24 acquired the site in 1993, demolishing the former garage and redeveloping the site into a Fina forecourt. By the late 1990s, this became a BP forecourt. Snax 24 also planned to add a 80-seat restaurant to the south of the filling station in 1995, but these plans were refused and later withdrawn.
The site was purchased by Rontec in 2014, and they introduced their Shop'N Drive branded store to the site.
To the north of here was the Hinckley branch of Little Chef, which functioned as a signposted southbound equivalent to the BP garage. The Little Chef closed in around 2005 and went on to become Auntie Ruth's Kitchen, then Bengal Chef and then Vanna's Café.
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