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Service stations are open with reduced facilities.


Strensham services

Location:

M5 between J7 and J8

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

WR8 0BZ

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Two sites staggered between junctions, with no public connection between them.

Rating: See the reviews



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.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 11 July 2020, with changes caused by COVID-19.

Northbound

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

Southbound

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

Parking Prices

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.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Roadchef Motorways Ltd
Strensham M5 Service Area
Strensham
Hill Croome
Upton-upon-Severn
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR8 0BZ

  • 📞 Telephone number: 01684 293004 (northbound)
    01984 290577 (southbound)
  • 🗺 Grid reference: SO893407

🌍 Operators (Official Websites):


Trivia and Design

Strensham services M5, old.
The original northbound services in 1981.

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.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
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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