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Welcome Break

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About Welcome Break

Welcome Break is one of the UK’s leading motorway service operators, running 44 service areas and 31 hotels across the UK. Welcome Break fuel forecourts, EV charging and amenity buildings are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and attract 85 million customers annually.

Formed in 1959, Welcome Break has 5,000 employees who strive to provide a superior customer experience. It operates world class food and retail brands such as Waitrose, Starbucks, Subway, WHSmith, KFC, Pizza Express and Burger King, as well hotels under the Ramada and Days Inn brands. The business is majority owned by Applegreen plc, the roadside convenience retailer, with operations across the UK, Ireland and the US.