Two services staggered along the M5 in a small strip of woodland.
Please note that the pedestrian footbridge is currently closed.
Catering: Burger King, KFC, Starbucks, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme
northbound only: Subway
southbound only: Harry Ramsden's, Yorkshire Tea Shops: Waitrose & Partners, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Free Cash Machine, Game Zone, Showers
northbound only: Tesla Supercharger Motel: Days Inn (northbound only) Forecourt: BP, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue
northbound only: M&S Food to Go
southbound only: Shop
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 £26 (or £28 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.
Michaelwood Service Area
- Telephone number: 01454 260631
- Grid reference: ST704954
Trivia and Design
Full details: History:Michaelwood
Allegedly the only service area to be named after a TV presenter (Heston might contest that), Michaelwood is actually pronounced 'Mick-all-wood', despite some road signs even referring to it as Michael Wood.
During 2018, the pedestrian footbridge was closed due to healthy and safety concerns. The bridge is owned by Highways England, and is currently scheduled to reopen in August 2019.
Michaelwood was originally envisaged as a small, temporary service area - but it expanded from there.
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