150 new jobs created as M3 service station reopens after blaze

A motorway services area hit by a major fire last year is reopening on Thursday after a £20 million investment project.

Monday, 3rd September 2018, 6:08 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 6:12 pm
Firefighters at Fleet services in December 2016. Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Welcome Break said 150 jobs have been created at the new service station on the southbound M3 at Fleet in Hampshire.

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The service station will be officially opened on September 12 by Welcome Break chief executive Robbie Bell and local Chief Fire Officer Dave Bartlett.

A temporary structure was installed following the blaze in December 2016, which destroyed the main building.

Firefighters at Fleet services in December 2016. Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service