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Keele services


M6 between J15 and J16

Signposted from the road.



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Single site built upon the motorway.

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One of the oldest services, Welcome Break have refurbished Keele many times. The fast food is located on the bridge.


Catering: Burger King, KFC, Starbucks, Subway, Starbucks on the Go, Krispy Kreme, Starbucks Drive Thru Shops: Waitrose & Partners, WHSmith Main Amenities: Changing Places (southbound only), Game Zone, Showers Hotel: none Charging Points: Ecotricity, Tesla Supercharger Forecourt: Texaco, The Deli, Costa Express, Rollover, Yorkshire Tea
northbound only: Welcome Break, Air1 AdBlue
southbound only: Shell, Select, Top!Blue AdBlue

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 for a further 24 hours and HGVs, caravans and coaches must pay £28 for up to 24 hours (or £30 to include a £10 meal voucher).

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

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Trusthouse Forte Welcome Break
Keele Motorway Services Area
Three Mile Lane

  • 📞 Telephone number: 01782 626221
  • 🗺 Grid reference: SJ806440

Trivia and Design

Keele services.
Keele in the 1970s.

Full details: History:Keele

On the southbound approach to the service area, there is a sign in the central reservation of the M6 advising of the facilities. This probably dates back to the late 1970s, and it's now in a very poor state. A sign in this position was never required by the standards, so it's not clear why it was provided, but the inevitable consequence is that neither Highways England and Welcome Break have been in any rush to maintain it.

At night, lorries are unofficially allowed to park at the back of the car park as there is a severe shortage of space.


Stafford (North) (M6 northbound, 10 miles)
Stafford (South) (M6 southbound, 11 miles)
Derby and Burton (A50, 33 miles)
Services on the M6 Sandbach (15 miles)
Crewe (6 miles)
Derby and Burton (A50, 45 miles)
Corley (60 miles)
Hopwood Park (M42, 56 miles)
Telford (M54, 43 miles)
Derby South (A50, 42 miles)
Welcome Break services Charnock Richard (53 miles)
Burtonwood (M62 west, 40 miles)
Derby South (A50, 53 miles)

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