Arterial Road A127, Wickford, Essex, SS12 9HZ  A127/M25 

01268 727313  


The cafe is located on the east bound carriageway of the A127, approximately eight miles from junction 29 of the M25 and eight miles from Southend-on-Sea, Essex.


Restaurant opening times

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 1:30pm

Sat: 8:30am - 11:30am

Sunday: closed

The cafe has 50 seats, plus an alfresco area to the front.

It has also achieved a level 5 hygience rating from Basildon Council. 



There is a huge carpark with sliproad entry/exit that can handle the largest artics for when the restaurant is open. There is NO OVERNIGHT PARKING at this time, but this is under review. 



Male and female customer toilets are available during opening times.



There is no fuel on site but a service station is located approximately half a mile before the cafe on the same side of the A127.



Carlton Transport Cafe was established in 1946 and Terry Mayo has owned and operated the cafe since 1986. 







0 #6 terry mayo 2016-11-07 17:30
Please be advised that Carlton Transport Café A127 will be closing down as from 10th November 2016.
We would like to thank all customers who have visited us since 1986.

terry mayo
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0 #3 terry mayo 2016-05-19 19:37
I own Carlton Transport Café Arterial Road A127 in Wickford Essex SS12 9HZ 01268727313 Could you please revise our opening times as follows;
We are open Wednesday through to Sunday from 0830am till 1-00pm closed Monday and Tuesday Thank You
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