Asda fuel stations 3m height restriction

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  1. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    I've just been contacted by a user of the Parking web site who was disappointed to discover a height limit of 3m. at Asda's Carlisle petrol service when they need 3.2m clearance for their coachbuilt motorhome.

    She emailed Asda to ask if all their fuel services have the same restriction and received the following reply:
    Ah well, Asda's loss is other suppliers' gain.
     
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    yes, thinking about it , Stoke does as well. :Eek!:
     
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    Hi Graham
    Sorry to contradict your info
    ASDA at mansfield has no such limit My RV clears the barrier with at least 3-4 foot (estimated) spare.I need 3.7 meters clear, what exactly the barrier if thats what its suposed to be is for, iv'e no idea
    Geo
     
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    Asda at Greenhithe has a 4metre limit, There is a sign that says this but no height barriers.

    We always use this one.

    Sonja
     
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    3 m that's low looks like they will suffer some losses in custom !:Angry:
     
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    Suggest you collate all the responses to your thread and inform the boss of ASDA to get his facts straight!

    No problem at Aberdeen fill up there regularly.

    Norman
     
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    :Rofl1: no problem fill up at TESCO Carlisle just of the M6:Rofl1::thumb:
     
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    found various heights

    I have found various heights.

    One of the issue I have being an RV is that we are fairly tall, especial with the air con box, saterlite dome and other roof items.. The entry height to some fuel stations, especially Tesco is they have cameras located below the roof of the canopy, I have to get Sue out of the RV and walk some distance away infront to get me round this obstructions. The height signs are not often as they say they are.

    Always take it easy going in.. the only ones that are all OK seem to be motorway services.

    Bob:Eek!:
     
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    Just been Googling ,...

    Canopy heights are governed by local planning laws.. this will vary from county to county .. for example..

    In Cornwall
    compared to Dudley


    Many filling stations have facilities for commercial vehicles with no canopy .. that's what I used to always use with the RV .. much easier access and faster filling with no cut off at 99lt .. .. only downside was they sometimes ask for your plastic before turning the pump on..
     
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    It seems that the company doesn't know its Asda from its elbow :BigGrin:
     
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    We fill at ASDA Ipswich with no problem, same applies at all local supermarkets.
     
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    WELL how dose the fuel tanker delver then
     
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    They use Low Profile tankers :thumb::BigGrin:
     
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