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Telford services

Telford
Welcome Break
Facilities | Rating | ReviewsTelford
Road:M54 at J4
(also accessible to traffic on the A464)

MAP AND DIRECTIONS
Address:Welcome Break Service Station
M54 Junction 4
Priorslee Road
Shifnal
Shropshire
TF11 8TG
Telephone number:01952 238400
Signposted from the road?Yes
Opened:2003
Grid reference:SJ730089
Services type:Single site located at a junction.
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Small but modern services on the M54, forming a gateway for traffic heading west towards Mid Wales. It offers a lot of local history for visitors to look at.

Facilities

Catering: Burger King, Starbucks, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, West Cornwall Pasty Co. Shops: Waitrose, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Meeting Room, Picnic Area, Showers, Welcome Break Gaming Motel: Days Innbook Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Welcome Break Shop, Costa Express

Parking Prices

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £6 for up to 12 hours and HGVs, caravans and coaches must pay £20 for 24 hours, or £22.50 to include a £9 meal voucher.

Prices can be paid in the shop, with instructions in each car park. They are strictly enforced by ParkingEye.

Trivia

The services are very open plan - all contained within one shell.

The services opened on the 17th March 2003 and were built and developed by British Land plc.

Telford is the last 'proper' service area for traffic heading west towards Mid Wales and the A5. Hilton Park services sit between where traffic from the M54 would join and leave, if it was a mile further south as per the original plan it could be said that Telford services aren't needed. Whoops.

The services had an official cat, a visitor left it behind and never claimed it back so now the staff take care of it. It was used to keep the rats down and it had several kittens, which were given to the RSPCA.

The services are quite small, and include an especially narrow corridor leading to the toilets. Waitrose occupies a former Eat In counter, but otherwise the services are largely unchanged. The WHSmith store stretches out across the back of the seating area.

Survey Results

In May 2012 and August 2011, Visit England rated the services as 3 stars.

In 2008 the services won a five star loo award.

In 2006 and again in 2007, Telford won a five star loo award.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
none on M54
Corley (M6 south, 42 miles)
Frankley (M5, 33 miles)
Warwick (M40, 63 miles)
Tamworth (M42 north, 43 miles)
Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 21 miles)
Stafford (North) (M6 northbound, 33 miles)
Stafford (South) (M6 southbound, 32 miles)
Services on the M54 none
Corley (M6 south, 42 miles)
Keele (M6 north, 43 miles)
Warwick (M40, 63 miles)
Hopwood Park (M42 east, 42 miles)
Welcome Break services none

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