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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 hoursShell, Select Foodstore, Costa Express, Autogas LPG

Notes: Also known as 'Orme View Services'. Former Little Chef site: the Puffin Cafe, Deli and Farm Shop occupied the old building from 2015 to January 2016 blaming roadworks on the A55 for lack of trade as their main reason of closure.

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 operate this site

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.