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Strensham services


M5 between J7 and J8

Signposted from the road.



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

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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.


Catering: on both sides: Chozen Noodle, Costa Coffee, Dolcetti Ice Cream, Fresh Food Café, McDonald's, The Cornish Bakery, Costa Express, Krispy Kreme, Skwishee Iced Drinks, Costa Drive Thru
and southbound only: LEON, New York Bakery Co.
Shops: on both sides: Cotton Traders, Phone Tech, SPAR, WHSmith
and southbound only: Prezzybox
Main Amenities: on both sides: Jackpot £500, Showers
plus northbound only: Changing Places, Regus Express, UK Truck Clean Truck Wash
Hotel: Days Innbook Charging Points: northbound only: GRIDSERVE Electric Highway 50kW CCS, 50kW CHAdeMO & 22kW Type 2 Forecourt: northbound only: BP, SPAR, Rollover, Starbucks on the Go, Tango Ice Blast, AdBlue4You, LPG, Free Cash Machine
and southbound only: BP, Shop, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

First 2 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £13 and HGVs, caravans and coaches £29, or £31 to include a £10 food voucher.

Prices are paid using NexusPay or in the shop. The location code is 2243 (northbound) and 2245 (southbound).

The fees are strictly enforced by GroupNexus.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Roadchef Motorways Ltd
Strensham M5 Service Area
Hill Croome

  • 📞 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.

See also: 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 is also home to the Midlands 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. A New York Bakery 'airstream' external kiosk opened on the southbound side on 18 June 2021, as part of Roadchef's investment in outdoor dining areas. Following a successful trial over the summer, Roadchef later introduced the New York Bakery option to their Fresh Food Cafe units.

The southbound service area is currently without any vehicle charging facilities. Roadchef are negotiating to improve the power connection so new chargers can be provided.


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Centurion (A417 east, 24 miles)
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Magor (M4 west, 56 miles)

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