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Stansted services


A120 at the Stansted Airport exit

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

CM24 1PY

(Google Maps link)


Single site located at a junction.


This is the service station virtually inside Stansted Airport. For the Welcome Break by the large roundabout above the M11, see Birchanger Green.

Stansted services is a small, retail park-style facility surrounded by car parks serving Stansted Airport. It is so close to Birchanger that the signs at the Priory Wood Roundabout give drivers a choice of both services.


Catering: McDonald's Drive Thru, Starbucks Drive Thru, Stansted Street Food Motel: Holiday Innbook, Premier Innbook Forecourt: BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue, Car Wash, Jet Wash

Parking Prices

Free parking is provided for customers using the facilities only. Owing to the proximity of the airport, rules are very strictly enforced and you should check the signs before leaving your vehicle.

Free parking is limited to 30 minutes at BP, 60 minutes with the option to pay for more at McDonald's and Starbucks. Parking and then walking elsewhere (even if you're just walking from Starbucks to McDonald's), or parking outside of a marked bay, will result in a charge (fine) being issued.

Contact Details

Thremhall Avenue
London Stansted Airport
CM24 1PY

Trivia and History

Holiday Inn Stansted 2019.jpg
The hotels here are positioned to serve the airport.

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Services opened 2004

The A120 here only opened in 2003, with the land here being identified for future development. The development was called Southgate Park, but this name is rarely used, given the famous airport positioned next door. The BP opened in 2004, the Holiday Inn in 2005, the McDonald's in 2009, the Starbucks in 2010 and the Premier Inn in 2011.

This service station can only be accessed by driving on airport land. This is not a public right of way, but it does mean that vehicles working for Stansted Airport, which are subject to different regulations, can access the facilities.

Two shed-like buildings in the car park serve street food during the daytime.


Birchanger Green (2 miles) Services on the A120 Great Dunmow (4 miles)