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One of SuperStop's brand new services, north of Dublin.
COVID-19 update: Most service stations are open with fewer facilities. General advice here.
Catering: Burger King, Coffee Machine, Costa, Freshii, The Bakewell, Chopstix Noodle Bar (northbound only) Shops: Off Licence Main Amenities: Indoor & Outdoor Play Area, Picnic Area, Showers, Tourist Information Display Hotel: none Charging Points: ESB ecars Forecourt: Applegreen, Car Wash, TOP Oil
All facilities except the fuel payment, a toilet and a shower close at 23:00.
Parking is free for all vehicles, up to a maximum of 4 hours for cars and 12 hours for other vehicles.
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Round Towers Service Station
Eircode: K45 X395
- 📞 Telephone number: 01 841 5686
- 🗺 Grid reference: O 18574 55763
Trivia and History
Lusk is also known as Round Towers services and, during planning, as 'M1 South services'. In 2017, the service station sold fuel for 88.5 cent a litre to celebrate it having sold a winning €88.5m lottery ticket. The discount was stopped by the National Roads Authority as the queues were blocking the M1.
In terms of road layout, the site is designed like many 1990s British services, such as. It could effectively be its own dumbbell interchange. Externally, the design is like newer services, with relatively low land prices affording a very spacious design. Although the two buildings are the same, the car park arrangement is different.
The building is a standard Applegreen layout, but with an additional toilet block accessible from outside, for use when the main building is closed. The parking areas were expanded in December 2020, as this was designated a stacking point as part of Dublin's Brexit preparations.
It replaced an Applegreen garage at Balbriggan as the main service area on the route. Although not a signposted service station, Applegreen built Balbriggan to get an early foot-in on the route. The Balbriggan project was first proposed in 1991, by an enterprising land owner.
The services opened on 8 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'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.
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