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Services on the A55


Here are details on the services on the truck-road A55, starting at Anglesey and ending at Chester. The services in Wales may also be signposted as 'Gwasanaethau'. Also on Motorway Services Online: Services on the M56.

Bangor

Bangor services
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Single site located at a junction. Full details  At Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4BG. [Google Maps]
Little Chef Restaurant History , Little Chef Express, Burger KingEcotricity Electric Vehicle Charging PointTravelodge[book rooms]Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, LPG, AdBlue

Full details: Bangor

A large service area previously owned by Pavilion.

Penmaenmawr

Penmaenmawr services
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Westbound only. Single site located between junctions on the Westbound side only.  Westbound between junctions 14 & 15, Conwy, LL34 6UN. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursPuffin CaféShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Autogas LPG
Shell operates the filling station

Notes: Also known as 'Orme View Services'. Former Little Chef site: a café now occupies the old building after the former Little Chef was abandoned for years.

There was a farm shop which recently closed down, blaming roadworks on the A55 for lack of trade.

Abergele

Abergele services
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No HGVs. Single site located at a junction.  At Junction 23, Clwyd, LL22 8HH. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursOinky's Diner, Rijo42 CoffeeShell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Car Wash

Notes: Also accessible to traffic on the A547. Former Little Chef/Burger King combination, and before that, Happy Eater site. Diner formerly known as 'Fifty 5 Diner'. The main services is the Shell garage.

Kinmel Park

Two sites staggered between junctions.  Between Junctions 24a and 25, Denbighshire, LL18 5XW. [Google Maps]
The filling stations are open 24 hoursStarbucksEcotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point (westbound only)Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue, LPG
Euro Garages

Notes: Also sometimes known as Bodelwyddan. Former Little Chef site; it closed on 26th September 2012. An Ecotricity charging point was installed here on the westbound side on 5 October 2015 with the eastbound side due to gain a charging point soon.

Gateway

Two sites staggered between junctions.  Between Junctions 33a & 33b, Flintshire, CH7 6HB. [Google Maps]
The filling stations are open 24 hours 

Westbound

Costa, McDonalds Drive Thru, OK Diner, SubwayHoliday Inn[book rooms]Shell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Autogas LPG, Pay at Pump

Eastbound

Little Chef, Little Chef ExpressTravelodge[book rooms]Shell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Autogas LPG

Notes: The two services are in fact completely different, and the only thing they share is a name. Even then, they are better known as Northop Hall, but Gateway is what is used on the signs. In 2012, A Little Chef Express was introduced on the eastbound side along with 10 other Little Chef sites.

The westbound services consist of several separate facilities built on a large hill. The Subway/Costa claims to be the main public facility.