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Welcome Break embarks on Upper Crust motorway roll-out after baking up franchise deal

Welcome Break embarks on Upper Crust motorway roll-out after baking up franchise deal

Welcome Break is to open a string of Upper Crust bakery outlets at service stations in the UK after being granted a franchise from F&B operator SSP. The first unit has already opened at the company’s Oxford Services site, with the site serving hand-filled baguettes baked fresh throughout the day. The new concession has been

Pizza Express drives for growth with first motorway restaurant

Pizza Express is the latest restaurant chain to capitalise on the growing opportunity for business at motorway service stations after announcing plans for its first motorway site at Oxford. The brand will launch its outlet at Welcome Break services on the M40 near Oxford and will cater for 88 diners. “We are always keeping our

Major service station re-opens after devastating ‘coffee machine’ fire

A major Welcome Break motorway service station has reopened for business three weeks after a devastating fire that was reportedly caused by a coffee machine. The south wing of Fleet Services in Hampshire has been shut since December 15 after a blaze broke out in a restaurant at 10.30pm the evening before. According to BBC

MARKET INSIGHT: Head honchos from CDG, Pret, Tossed and Welcome Break talk business

The Lunch! show was packed with high quality speakers giving hints and tips and an exclusive insight into the foodservice sector, as well as the latest on some of the biggest names in the industry, including CDG, Pret, Tossed and Welcome Break. FEJ was there to report live and here’s a run down of the

Ed’s Easy Diner parks up at first Welcome Break service station

1950s-style retro eatery Ed’s Easy Diner has opened at the South Mimms Welcome Break. The UK’s largest motorway services operator spent around £1m refurbishing the service station site located at J23 of the M25 near Potters Bar. The new restaurant is the first to open at a service station and has created 29 jobs. It

Welcome Break unveils £1m food court refurbishment

Motorway service operator, Welcome Break, has triggered a £1m investment plan that will see at least five of its sites undergo massive refurbishments this year. The company confirmed this week that it has redeveloped the food court at Hopwood Park services, which is located off junction two of the M42 in Worcestershire. The revamp fits