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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, Harry Ramsden's, KFC, Starbucks, Starbucks Drive Thru, Subway, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Yorkshire Tea Shops: Fone Bitz, Waitrose & Partners, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Game Zone, Showers, Tesla Supercharger, Changing Places (southbound only) Motel: none Forecourt: Shell, Texaco, Select, The Deli, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Rollover, Yorkshire Tea
northbound only: Air1 AdBlue
southbound only: Top!Blue AdBlue, LPG (Autogas)

Parking Prices

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 for a further 24 hours and HGVs, caravans and coaches must pay £27 for up to 24 hours (or £29 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

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

As you approach the services southbound, there is a sign in the central reservation for the services. It's thought that this is original to the opening of this part of the M6, and Keele is the only services to still have one of these.

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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