Applegreen has opened 17 new sites this year, including one in the US, chairman Daniel Kitchen told its AGM on May 20. In the UK it has opened four new petrol filling stations (PFS) and two service areas. This includes its latest motorway service area (MSA) in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, on the M1, seven miles south of Belfast. It added 11 sites in the Republic of Ireland. Kitchen added: "We have also opened a new PFS in the Long Island region in the North East of the USA and have made good progress developing our presence in that region."