Reading services

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Reading Services
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Reading East services
Reading services is located in Berkshire
Reading services
Reading services (Berkshire)
Coordinates:51°25′28″N 1°02′08″W / 51.424527°N 1.035633°W / 51.424527; -1.035633Coordinates: 51°25′28″N 1°02′08″W / 51.424527°N 1.035633°W / 51.424527; -1.035633
OperatorMoto Hospitality
Date opened1993[1]

Reading services comprises a pair of adjacent motorway service areas on the M4 motorway to the south of the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The two areas are on opposite sides of the motorway, with Reading West services serving westbound traffic and Reading East services serving eastbound traffic.

Reading services are operated by Moto. Co-located with each of the two service areas is a Travelodge budget hotel.

The services are within the civil parish of Burghfield. There is no direct vehicular or pedestrian link between the two service areas, whilst each area has its own access to the local road network that is gated and restricted to authorised vehicles.


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

Further reading[edit]

  • Crockett, A, Iron Age to Saxon settlement at Wickhams Field, near Reading, Berkshire: excavations on the site of the M4 Granada Reading Motorway Service Area, 10, Wessex Archaeology Report

External links[edit]

Next eastbound:
Heston services
Motorway service stations on the
M4 motorway
Next westbound:
Chieveley services