Petrogas Global, plans to build six new service areas in a €30m investment by the end of next year. The new stations will create 360 permanent jobs, 60 full time staff per station and 250 construction jobs during the building period..
The M11 Wicklow service area is the first of the new sites with additional sites in Birdhill, Co Tipperary, Swords, Co Dublin, Lemybrien, Co Waterford already in construction. The new super service stations are all located on major roads and feature a convenience store, car and truck pumps, electric car charge points, Burger King, Subway, Applegreen’s own ‘Bakewell Kitchen’ cafe, Costa Coffee, children’s play areas and toilets. Four service stations are also set to be opened north of the border creating a further 200 jobs.