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Stockbridge and Kingsham services


A27 Chichester Bypass, Stockbridge Roundabout

(Limited road signage.)


PO19 8FH (westbound), PO19 8TH (eastbound)

map and directions


Two sites located on either side of the road (turning possible).

Two car dealerships forming separate service stations by the Stockbridge Roundabout. Each side has its own dedicated petrol station, but you can use one of the A27's many roundabouts to turn around and use either of them.


Outdoor Space: Grass verges only; public footpath connections Forecourt: on both sides: Esso, Shop'N Drive, Chicago Town Pizza, Costa Express, West Cornwall Pasty Co., Free Cash Machine
and eastbound only: Car Wash, Jet Wash

Parking Prices

Short stay customer parking is available for cars on both sides. No HGV parking is available at either site.

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

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Chichester By Pass
West Sussex
PO19 8FH / PO19 8TH

Trivia and History

A brick building with Bed & Mattress written across it.
The former westbound AJ's restaurant now houses the Bed & Mattress Centre.

Planning permission for the two filling stations, one either side of the Stockbridge roundabout, were first granted in 1982. Both filling stations were built and opened in around 1988 by City Garages Ltd as Texaco sites with Star Market stores; the westbound one was named Stockbridge and the eastbound Kingsham. The eastbound one was built on the former Kingsham Farm and the two sites were often collectively known as 'City Garage'.

Both sites gained an AJ's restaurant in 1987, each with a dedicated car park. They both had play areas; the westbound one was by the road and the eastbound one was at the back. Both restaurants were put up for sale in 1996, with the eastbound restaurant set to become a Starvin Marvin's restaurant following their acquisition by the The Celebrated Group. This didn't happen and the westbound one was sold to Little Chef, while the eastbound one was sold to a car dealership. That Little Chef then closed in 2005 and is now a bed store.

Both filling stations went onto gain Somerfield stores in the 2000s and in 2010, following the acquisition of the Somerfield chain, both filling stations were acquired by The Co-operative Group who rebranded the stores to Co-op Food.

In 2017, both filling stations were sold to Rontec who rebranded the filling stations to Esso and introduced their own brand Shop'N Drive stores to each site.

Road Signs

The service area used to be fully signed, advertising toilets, a petrol station (with the old-style pump symbol) and a restaurant. Those signs are now battered and mostly missing, suggesting the place doesn't want to be an official service area any more.

The westbound half-mile sign was removed in 2010. Shortly afterwards, the approach sign (which was unusually positioned on the roundabout itself) was mostly covered up, leaving just an updated pump symbol.

The eastbound half-mile sign had most its symbols covered up in 2012. It is still there, with its old-style pump symbol, but is usually covered by the bushes. The approach sign had its symbols covered up around the same time, leaving just the old pump symbol. In 2016 the sign was taken down and replaced with a non-standard 'Petrol Station' sign. There was an additional sign at the entrance, which was taken down around the time the symbols were covered up.


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