Compared to other services on the road, Strensham sees less of a seasonal spike and is just busy all year round - good job all the old parts are gone and buried and two newer buildings are doing the job instead. Honestly, you should have seen what was there before.
COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 11 July 2020, with changes caused by COVID-19.
Catering: Chozen Noodle (seasonal opening), Costa, Fresh Food Café, McDonald's, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Costa Drive Thru Shops: Cotton Traders, Spar, WHSmith Main Amenities: Showers Hotel: closed Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: BP, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue4You, LPG
Catering: Chozen Noodle (seasonal opening), Costa, Fresh Food Café, Leon, McDonald's, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Costa Drive Thru Shops: Cotton Traders, Spar, WHSmith Main Amenities: Showers Hotel: none Charging Points: Ecotricity Forecourt: BP, Shop, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue
First 4 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £29, or £31 to include a £10 food voucher.
Prices are paid using PayByPhone - more details or in the shop or restaurant. The location code is 5261 (northbound) and 5262 (southbound).
The fees are strictly enforced by GroupNexus.
Roadchef Motorways Ltd
Strensham M5 Service Area
- 📞 Telephone number: 01684 293004 (northbound)
01984 290577 (southbound)
- 🗺 Grid reference: SO893407
🌍 Operators (Official Websites):
Trivia and Design
Full details: History:Strensham
The two sides of the service area are positioned about a mile apart. Originally the service area was built just like any other, if a little too close to M5 J8. However, the original set-up has been removed completely, as explained in its history.
The northbound site has an air ambulance base which was built in 1998.
Strensham is one of Roadchef's most profitable service areas, and is a popular place to trial new ideas. McDonald's, Hot Food Co, Soho Coffee, Boots and Leon all trialled their first Roadchef branch here.
In January 2020, The Boots store here closed following an unsuccessful return to the motorway network.
In February 2020, Prezzybox opened their first physical store at Strensham southbound.
| Frankley (29 miles)|
Hopwood Park (M42, 31 miles)
|Services on the M5||
Gloucester (18 miles)|
Ross Spur (A40, 22 miles)
Centurion (A417 east, 24 miles)
|Stafford (South) (M6 south, 63 miles)||Roadchef services||
Sedgemoor (South) (M5 south, 69 miles)|
Magor (M4 west, 56 miles)
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