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Jet Service Station Pease Pottage
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Jet Service Station Pease Pottage

When Richardsons garage was demolished in the 1960s the modern-looking Jet Service Station took its place. The word quickly circulated that they sold the cheapest petrol for miles around. It was certainly very popular for many years but with the building of the dual carriageway and the new service station it had to close due to the lack of passing traffic. The photograph was kindly offered by Jeremy whose Pease Pottage website includes many other interesting pictures. The website is included in Links above.
Picture added on 12 August 2012 at 09:37
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The Jet petrol station was actually situated opposite Richardsons garage; they both traded at the same time selling fuel. However, the Jet had the longest queues especially on Friday evenings and over the weekends.
Richardsons closed in the early 1970s and stood derelict for some years. A hideous great warehouse now stands on the old Richardsons site. Houses now cover the site of the very 1970s-looking Jet.
The closure of the A23 northbound slip road into the village unfortunately killed off many small but thriving businesses in Pease Pottage.
Added by David Nash on 11 April 2013
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