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Lisburn services

Location:

M1 between J3 and J6

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

BT27 5SG

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them.

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A brand new motorway service area opened on Northern Ireland's M1, now available on both sides of the road.

Facilities

Catering: The Bakewell (southbound only), Burger King Drive Thru, Chopstix Noodle Bar, Subway, Greggs, Lavazza Shops: Off Licence Main Amenities: Indoor & Outdoor Play Area, Picnic Area, Showers, Tourist Information Motel: none Forecourt: Applegreen

Contact Details

Address:
Tullynacross
Lisburn
Co. Down
BT27 5SG


Trivia and History

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The services under construction.

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South-westbound opened 2016
North-eastbound opened 2017

The opening of the services has given Applegreen a monopoly on motorway services between Belfast and Dublin.

In planning this one was referred to as 'M1 services', which can be confused with a petrol station on the A4 which pre-dated Northern Irish motorway services. Some sources (incorrectly) call this service area Ballyskeagh.

The design is very similar to what Applegreen have been using in the Republic of Ireland, especially on the northbound side. The southbound side has a second-storey coffee lounge making it very similar to its sister site at Templepatrick. The biggest difference is from the outside: the Northern Irish services have much less green space.

In November 2018 Applegreen purchased a significant stake of Welcome Break. One of the trade-offs of the purchase was that suitable Applegreen sites would be managed, rebranded and refurbished by Welcome Break. It was not clear if the Northern Ireland sites (where no UK mainland motorway operators can currently be found) would be considered 'suitable', but it has since been confirmed that the changeover will happen.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Templepatrick (M2 north-westbound, 15 miles) Services on the M1 (Northern Ireland) Cohannon (30 miles)
Castlebellingham (51 miles)
Barbican (A1 northbound, 15 miles)
Dublin Road (A1, 37 miles)
Templepatrick (M2 north-westbound, 15 miles) Applegreen services Castlebellingham (51 miles)

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