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Knutsford services


M6 between J18 and J19

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

WA16 0TL

map and directions


Single site built upon the motorway.

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Knutsford is an old service area with the restaurant on the bridge. The services are very close to J19, and the northbound onslip is very short.

There is very little space for lorries in the services (hence a half-hearted ban on them), so instead lorries are directed to Moto's nearby Lymm Truckstop.


Catering: Burger King, Costa, Eat & Drink Co., Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Greggs, West Cornwall Pasty Co Shops: M&S Simply Food, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Lucky Coin, Showers Motel: Travelodgebook Forecourt: BP (with: BP Autogas LPG), Shop, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Air1 AdBlue, Greggs (southbound only)

Parking Prices[edit]

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 and HGVs, caravans and motorhomes £28. HGVs can pay £29.50 to include a £10 food voucher, but HGVs are asked to only park here in an emergency.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details. The location code is 2446 (northbound) and 2447 (southbound).

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

Contact Details[edit]

Granada Services
Knutsford Motorway Service Area
Northwich Road
WA16 0TL

Trivia and Design[edit]

Knutsford services.
M&S on the bridge, where there would have once been a waitress restaurant.

Full details: History:Knutsford

The stand-up comedy show 'Rhod Gilbert and the Award-Winning Mince Pie' is based entirely on his experience here, although he talks about service stations in general.

On the 9 December 2004 an M&S Simply Food opened here - Moto's fourth at the time.

A Greggs outlet replaced the former Costa outlet in the southbound forecourt here on 2 March 2017.


Sandbach (12 miles) Services on the M6 Lymm (6 miles)
Stafford (North) (M6 northbound, 23 miles)
Hilton Park (53 miles)
Moto services Lymm (6 miles)

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