A MOTORWAY stopping point for truckers is now going the extra mile to help villagers get essential food stuffs. Draycot Stores at Chippenham Pit Stop, close to the M4, is filling the gap for those finding it difficult to get baking. It is now stocking flour and eggs...
We all know how to avoid catching Covid-19 by washing our hands and social distancing. But please don’t ignore other health issues at this time.
We are remaining open for business for all lorry drivers, key workers and local residents offering groceries, fuel and takeaway food services.
For March 2020, our Health Campaign is aimed at helping long distance drivers improve their back health.
Pupils of Chippenham’s St Nicholas School celebrated pancake day at the Chippenham Pit Stop for truckers and Draycot Stores.
Affairs of the heart will be top of the agenda at the award- winning Chippenham Pit Stop in Wiltshire on St Valentine’s Day but it won’t have anything to do with romance.
For the Pit Stop people, who are already concentrating on helping their trucker customers keep healthy hearts by including a low- fat breakfast on their menus, will also be offering free blood pressure checks on the day.
We were delighted when the RHA (Road Haulage Association) showed an interest in our monthly health campaigns, that were devised to draw attention to diseases most likely to affect drivers who spend long hours behind the wheel.
Now the RHA is praising and drawing attention to the Pit Stop’s pioneering work to improve driver health in a video currently being shown on the association’s You Tube information channel.
“I’d Rather Serve Truckers Than Pop Stars and Royalty” Says New GM.
Lee Fenn, the recently appointed new General Manager of the award- winning Chippenham Pit Stop, just off junction 17 of the M4 in Wiltshire, has paid a glowing tribute to his trucker customers.
He comes to the transport business from the hospitality sector, where, as a former hotel manager, he has waited on pop stars and even royalty during his thirty- year career.
Free Blood Pressure Checks on your break at Chippenham Pit Stop.
At the beginning of September we said a fond farewell to Neal our Manager for the last 5 years, his can do attitude, energy and orange reflective jacket will be greatly missed! Good luck Neal with your new endeavours, we all wish you well.
On a positive note, we are delighted that Lee Fenn our Assistant General Manager is taking over the reins as General Manager. Lee brings a wealth of experience to the role and we are excited about the future development of the business under his direction.
Food Hygiene Rating 5
At the Pit Stop we take great care in everything we do. Your health and happiness is our top priority.
Pit Stop Awards
Winner of Truckstop of the Year 2017 and Best Medium sized Truckstop 2018 and Best food in a Truckstop 2018.
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