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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.


Full details: Bangor

A large service area previously owned by Pavilion.


Penmaenmawr services
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No HGVs.
Location & Services Type: Single site located between junctions 14 & 15 on the westbound side only, Conwy, LL34 6UN. [Google Maps link]

Restaurants: Puffin Café
Shops: Farm Shop
Forecourt: Shell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go & Autogas LPG

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

This site is open 24hrs


Location & Services Type: Single site located at J23, Clwyd, LL22 8HH. Also accessible to traffic on the A547. [Google Maps link]
No HGVs.

Restaurants: Oinky's Diner, Rijo42 Coffee
Forecourt: Shell, Select, Costa Express, Deli2Go & Car Wash

Notes: 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.

The Shell filling station is open 24hrs

Kinmel Park

Location & Services Type: Two sites staggered between junctions, with no connection between them between J24a and J25, Denbighshire, LL18 5XW. [Google Maps link]

Operator: Euro Garages
Main Amenities: Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point (westbound only)
Restaurants: Starbucks
Forecourt: Esso, Spar, Starbucks on the Go, AdBlue & LPG

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.

The Esso filling stations are open 24hrs


Location & Services Type: Two sites staggered between junctions 33a & 33b, with no public connection between them, Flintshire, CH7 6HB. [Google Maps link: westbound | eastbound]


Restaurants: Little Chef, Little Chef Express
Forecourt: Shell, Costa Express, Deli2Go & Autogas LPG
Motel: Travelodge[book rooms]


Restaurants: Costa, McDonald's (with Drive Thru), OK Diner, Subway
Forecourt: Shell, Costa Express, Deli2Go, Autogas LPG & Pay at Pump
Motel: Holiday Inn[book rooms]

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.

The Shell filling stations are open 24hrs