|Facilities | Rating | Reviews|
|Road:||M1 between J3 and J6|
MAP AND DIRECTIONS
|Signposted from the road?||Yes|
|Grid reference:||NW410219 (SABRE Maps)|
|Services type:||Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them.|
|Visit Applegreen's official website|
A brand new motorway service area opened on Northern Ireland's M1, now available on both sides of the road.
Catering: The Bakewell, 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
Trivia & History
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.
Use with care. Outdated surveys have been included for interest only.
The southbound services won Forecourt Trader Of The Year in the 2017 Forecourt Trader Awards, where it was described as having "the wow factor". It also won Best Food To Go.
|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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