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Stafford services


M6 southbound between J14 and J15

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

ST15 0XE

map and directions


Single site located between junctions on one side of the motorway.

Rating: See the reviews

Roadchef's counterpart to the airy Stafford (North) services, this one comes complete with its own lake and fountain, with another series of facilities provided around an atrium.


Catering: Chozen Noodle, Costa, McDonald's, Restbite, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme Shops: Fone Bitz, WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point, Game On, Meeting Room, Showers, UK Truck Clean Truck Washwebsite Motel: Days Innbook Forecourt: Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue4You

Parking Prices[edit]

First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £23, or £25 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details or in the shop or restaurant. The location code is 5264.

The fees are strictly enforced by CP Plus.

Last updated December 2017.

Contact Details[edit]

Road Chef Stafford Ltd
Motorway Service Area
M6 Southbound
Stafford Motorway Service Area
ST15 0XE

  • Telephone number: 01785 826300
  • Grid reference: SJ892306

Trivia and History[edit]

Stafford S water feature.jpg
The lake at the front.

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Planning permission sold by Blue Boar 1998
Opened by Roadchef 1999

There used to be an SOS Fashion store here but that has since closed.

The filling station is operated by Euro Garages.

The Restbite restaurant is also used to serve Chozen Noodle products.

In Spring 2017, Transport Focus calculated a 70% satisfaction score for the services, making it the second-worst in the country. By 2018 this had shot up to 99%, making it second-best.


The services were designed by Blue Boar but built by Roadchef, as the company were sold whilst the services were under construction. In planning it was known as North Pirehill Farm.

Granada originally proposed a southbound service area opposite the northbound one (Wolton Heath Farm), but for some reason it didn't go ahead. To really confuse matters, according to Stafford Borough Council the services are called "Granada Service Station Southbound", and the postcode supplied by Roadchef is wrong and actually points to the northbound services. Very odd!

The services are deliberately set back from the road by 67 metres to allow for future widening of the M6.


Hilton Park (18 miles)
Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 20 miles)
Services on the M6 Stafford (North) (M6 northbound, 1 mile)
Keele (11 miles)
Norton Canes (M6 Toll, 20 miles) Roadchef services Sandbach (22 miles)

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