|Road:||M6 southbound between J14 and J15|
|Address:||Road Chef Stafford Ltd|
Motorway Service Area
Stafford Motorway Service Area
|Telephone number:||01785 826300|
|Signposted from the road?||Yes|
|Previous operators:||Blue Boar|
|Services type:||Single site located between junctions on one side of the motorway.|
|Visit Stafford (South)/Roadchef's official website|
Roadchef's counterpart to the popular Stafford (North) services, this one comes complete with its own lake and fountain, with a series of facilities provided around an atrium.
General: BT WiFi, Meeting Room, Traffic Information, Children's Play Area
Restaurants: Restbite, McDonald's, Costa
Shops: WHSmith (with Costa Express Krispy Kreme), Fone Bitz,
Fuel: Esso (pumps include Unleaded, Energy Unleaded, Diesel, Energy Diesel)
Motel: Days Inn[book rooms]
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £10 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £18, or £20 to include a £10 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details or in the shop or restaurant. The location code is 5264.
The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.
The services were built by Blue Boar but opened by Roadchef, as they were sold whilst the services were under construction. They used to have an SOS Fashion outlet here but it has since closed.
Granada originally proposed a southbound service area opposite the northbound one, but for some reason it didn't go ahead. To really confuse matters, according to Stafford Borough Council the services are called "Granada Service Station Southbound", and the postcode supplied by Roadchef is wrong and actually points to the northbound services. Very odd!
The services are deliberately set back from the road by 67 metres to allow for future widening of the M6.
The Costa outlet here has recently been refurbished (December 2012).
The McDonald's here opened on 20th February 2013.
In May 2012 and August 2011, Visit England rated the services as 3 stars.
In 2006, the services were given a 4/5 by Holiday Which?
|Hilton Park (18 miles)|
Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 20 miles)
|Services on the M6||
Stafford (North) (M6 northbound, 1 mile)|
Keele (11 miles)
|Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 20 miles)||Roadchef services||Sandbach (22 miles)|