Knutsford Services

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Knutsford Services
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The southbound main building.
Knutsford Services is located in Cheshire
Knutsford Services
Knutsford Services (Cheshire)
County: Cheshire
Road: M6
Coordinates: 53°18′03″N 2°24′08″W / 53.30097°N 2.40209°W / 53.30097; -2.40209Coordinates: 53°18′03″N 2°24′08″W / 53.30097°N 2.40209°W / 53.30097; -2.40209
Operator: Moto Hospitality
Date opened: 1963[1]
Website: Moto

Knutsford services is a motorway service station on the M6 in Cheshire


Opened in 1963, Knutsford was one of the country's first motorway service stations. As with many services of the time, there are two sites located on either side of the carriageway, linked by a bridge which features a restaurant and shop. The services are owned by Moto.

The service station has a very short exit slip road, close to the A556 exit slip road on the north-bound side of the M6. Slow moving vehicles are often forced to pull into the main carriageway at slow speeds. The station played a pivotal role in comedian Rhod Gilbert's special Rhod Gilbert and the Award-Winning Mince Pie.

The Cheshire Police Motorway Unit has one of its bases here, situated on the southbound side.


The services are located near Knutsford, between junctions 18 and 19 of the M6.






  1. ^ Motorway Services Trivia - Chronology - Accessed 21 January 2009
  2. ^ (, Forepoint. "Motorway Services | Moto - Knutsford Northbound". Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Driving Pit Stop - Find Highway and Motorway services". Archived from the original on 10 September 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 

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Next southbound:
Motorway service stations on the
M6 motorway
Next northbound:
Lymm (Truckstop)
Charnock Richard (full services)