Clacket Lane services
Clacket Lane consists of two large services on the M25 and it's a popular stopping point for coaches and lorries.
Catering: Chozen Noodle, Costa, Fresh Food Café, McDonald's, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Costa Drive Thru, Pret a Manger (westbound only)
Shops: Cotton Traders, WHSmith
westbound only: Blue Cherry Mobile Accesories
eastbound only: Fone Bitz, Spar Main Amenities: Admirals Players Lounge (eastbound only), Changing Places, Children's Play Area, Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Jackpot £500, Showers, Regus Express (westbound only) Motel: Days Inn Forecourt: BP, BP Connect, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £27, or £30 to include a £10 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details or in the shop or restaurant. The location code is 5258 (westbound) and 5257 (eastbound).
The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.
Roadchef Motorways Ltd
Motorway Service Area M25 Westbound
Trivia and Design
Full details: History:Clacket Lane
Between 1993 and 2008, Clacket Lane westbound was thought to be the largest service area in the country. It also described itself as the "brightest".
Being close to London and the Channel Ports, it has also at times stood out for its higher prices aiming to take advantage of the passing trade.
For a long time the services have had a problem with lorries parking on the hard shoulder to access the services. There are now bilingual 'no parking' signs on the exit from the services on each side.
The services sit right next to the Kent-Surrey border, causing confusion as the nearest postal town (Westerham) is in Kent, but the services aren't. Therefore, although "Westerham, Surrey" is usually wrong, when talking about the services it's right. Actually building the service station here proved controversial, as its history shows.
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