Travelodge bosses have issued an apology to customers and drivers for the condition of the Oswestry Travelodge exit road at Mile End.

Last month, social media users in Oswestry highlighted the condition of the road section that takes drivers away from the hotel and into Mile End service station.

Photos were posted to social media showing a pothole of around six inches which many said could have caused ‘serious damage’ to any vehicles.


This prompted the hotel chain to immediately apply cover the hole with asphalt, but now potholes measuring between two and three inches in depth and around three to four feet in width are visible.

These, according to Travelodge, will also be repaired after their condition as reported to the hotel chain.

A Travelodge spokesperson said: “We can confirm that temporary repair works have already been carried out on the affected road by our hotel in Mile End, Oswestry and further work is scheduled to take place to have this issue fully resolved as soon as possible. 

“We would like to sincerely apologise to our customers and to anyone that has been affected, for this inconvenience.”

One user, who did not want to be named, said they had to call into the services to get petrol and was shocked at the condition of the road.

They said: “For such a busy services and area, I couldn’t believe what I had to take my car through.

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“I just hope they get it sorted sooner rather than later because its not fair to people who look after their cars to have no choice but to drive through them.

“Even the work they have already done to look so beaten already isn’t good.

“I just hope they can sort it out asap because it really needs it.”