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Castlebellingham services

(Ionad Seirbhíse Baile an Ghearlánaigh)


M1 between exit 15 and exit 16

Signposted from the road.


A91 A2WY (northbound)
A91 A3PH (southbound)

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Two sites staggered between junctions, with no public connection between them

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The second of the new M1 services and one of Ireland's first. It is a sister to Lusk.


Catering: Braeburn Coffee, Burger King, The Bakewell, Chopstix Noodle Bar (southbound only), Lavazza, Subway (northbound only), Krispy Kreme Shops: Applegreen Shop Amenities: Children's Play Area, Showers, Tourist Information Display Outdoor Space: Grass area behind lorry parks; Children's Play Area, Picnic Tables Charging Points: on both sides: Tesla Supercharger 120kW
plus northbound only: Applegreen Electric 180kW CCS, 100kW CHAdeMO & 22kW Type 2
and southbound only: ESB ecars 150kW CCS, 100kW CHAdeMO
Forecourt: Applegreen, Car Wash, TOP Oil

All facilities except the fuel payment, a toilet and a shower close at 23:00.

Parking Prices

Parking is free for all vehicles, for a maximum of 4 hours for cars and 12 hours for other vehicles.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Applegreen Castlebellingham
County Louth
Eircode: A91 A2WY // A91 A3PH

Trivia and History

Castlebellingham Applegreen forecourt.jpg
The main forecourt.

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Services opened 2010

The two sides of the service area were built as two separate developments. Although the two buildings are the same, the car park arrangement is different.

It opened on 29 September 2010 under a 25-year contract. It was part of 'tranche 1', the first three service area contracts to be awarded in Ireland.

Bids to operate the service areas were received by Applegreen, Esso, Top and Welcome Break. Welcome Break's consortium "Service Area Solutions", was shortlisted, but Welcome Break described the traffic levels as "unrealistic". Ironically, Applegreen won the contract (as SuperStop) and are now Welcome Break's parent company.

The building takes a standard Applegreen layout, but with an additional toilet block accessible from outside, for use when the main building is closed.

The Costa lounge became Lavazza in late 2023.


Dublin Road (N1, 25 km)
Lisburn (M1, 81 km)
Services on the M1 (Ireland)Lusk (50 km)

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