Cardiff Gate services

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Cardiff Gate services
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Cardiff Gate services is located in Cardiff
Cardiff Gate services
Cardiff Gate services (Cardiff)
County: Cardiff
Road: M4
Coordinates: 51°32′21″N 3°07′48″W / 51.53917°N 3.13000°W / 51.53917; -3.13000Coordinates: 51°32′21″N 3°07′48″W / 51.53917°N 3.13000°W / 51.53917; -3.13000
Operator: Welcome Break
Previous operator(s): Cardiff Gate
Date opened: 2001
Website: Welcome Break

Cardiff Gate services is the motorway service station on the junction of the M4 motorway (junction 30) and the A4232, located on the 100-acre (0.40 km2) Cardiff Gate International Business Park, adjacent to Pontprennau, north east of Cardiff, Wales.

Parking at these facilities is limited to 2 hours with any additional parking resulting in a £60 charge.



  • Ibis


  • KFC
  • Burger King
  • deli2go
  • Starbucks


  • Waitrose
  • WHSmith


  • Ecotricity
  • Shell

Originally leased by Granada Ltd., it is now owned by Welcome Break. Within the relatively small services building there are shops, toilets and a cash machine.

Also on the business park is the Hotel Ibis Cardiff Gate.

The service station is also the only UK motorway service station to have a KFC drive thru.

Gavin and Stacey[edit]

The services featured frequently in the BBC1 television series Gavin and Stacey, masquerading as Leigh Delamere services, which is actually located further east along the M4 in Wiltshire.


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Next eastbound:
Motorway service stations on the
M4 motorway
Next westbound:
Cardiff West