revamp of M5 Sedgemoor Services at Burnham creates 70 jobs
motorway service station near Burnham-On-Sea has fully re-opened
after a major £5million extension, bringing with it 70 new
Services, which is run by Roadchef and is based off the southbound
carriageway of the M5, was partially closed for several months
during the redevelopment.
is now open for business with a range of new restaurants and shops,
including a Costa, Fresh Food Café, McDonalds and
a Spar with an in-store bakery.
is expected that the revamp, which also included renovating the
toilets, will bring in tens of thousands of customers a week,
so the company has decided to hire dozens of new staff members.
chief executive of Roadchef Simon Turl said: "Were
delighted to have fully reopened Sedgemoor South."
site is hugely popular among motorists travelling to the West
Country, especially during the forthcoming busy summer holiday
brand new restaurants and shops, extended seating areas and refurbished
toilet facilities will enable us to provide an even better service
to our customers."
believe that the investment we have made at the site will prove
to be hugely popular, hence why we have introduced 70 new positions
at the site to cater for the increased footfall."
service station, which is between junctions 21 and 22, served
an average of 40,000 customers a week.