Leigh Delamere Services
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The eastbound services
Leigh Delamere Services is located in Wiltshire
Leigh Delamere Services
Leigh Delamere Services
Location within Wiltshire
Information
CountyWiltshire
RoadM4
Coordinates:51°30′42″N 2°09′34″W / 51.511528°N 2.159468°W / 51.511528; -2.159468Coordinates: 51°30′42″N 2°09′34″W / 51.511528°N 2.159468°W / 51.511528; -2.159468
OperatorMoto Hospitality
Date opened1972[1]
WebsiteMoto[permanent dead link]

Leigh Delamere services is a motorway service station on the M4 motorway situated one mile west of Junction 17, between Bristol and Swindon (close to Chippenham and Malmesbury). It takes its name from the adjoining village of Leigh Delamere. It is one of Europe's largest service stations.

The service area is owned by Moto Hospitality.

In popular culture

The station is mentioned in The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde and is supposedly named after the mother of an associate of the main villain. It features several times in BBC's Gavin & Stacey, although scenes purportedly at Leigh Delamere were filmed at Cardiff Gate services in Wales.

References

  1. ^ Motorway Services Trivia - Chronology Archived 2 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine - Accessed 21 January 2009


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