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New BP/M&S site opens in Honiton after £2.1m KDRB

A new BP service station with M&S Simply Food has been opened after a KDRB (knockdown re-build) of BP’s site at Turks Lane in Honiton, in South Devon.

M&S and BP signs on forecourt

BP/M&S site opens in Southgate

Sixteen new jobs have been created with the opening of a new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on Oakleigh Road South, in Southgate, north London.

BP reappoints DHL Supply Chain to manage logistics

DHL Supply Chain has been reappointed by BP to manage its UK logistics operations for its shops for an additional three years, making in excess of 92,000 deliveries a year to BP’s company owned forecourts across the country.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

BP/M&S site opens in Torrington

Ten new jobs have been created with the opening of the new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on New Road, Torrington, Devon.

OPW develops new range of simple fill solutions

OPW has developed a new range of Fibrelite GRP below ground remote fill systems, after BP approached it to provide a simple fill solution for its more compact UK sites.

ATM thieves using stolen farm vehicles

Police in Devon have urged farmers to step-up security and warned their stolen equipment is being used in attacks on petrol stations.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

BP/M&S Simply Food opens at Aviemore in Scotland

Sixteen jobs have been created with the opening of a new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on Grampian Road, Aviemore, on August 30.

police officer rear view

Raim Raiders smash cash machine from its moorings

Ram raiders used a stolen agricultural forklift vehicle to smash a cash machine from its moorings and steal it from the BP Totnes Cross Filling Station, in Devon.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

BP/M&S Simply Food opens in Essex

A new BP/M&S Simply Food service station has opened in South Woodham Ferrers, Essex.

CCTV of suspect

Police issue CCTV pictures after attack on forecourt

Leicestershire Police officers investigating a serious assault on a petrol station forecourt have released CCTV images of a man they wish to identify and trace in connection with the incident.

Andy David, chief convenience officer, Central Convenience Stores,
Andy David, chief convenience officer, Central Convenience Stores
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Former BP director takes helm at P&H retail arm

Palmer and Harvey has announced changes to the senior leadership of its forecourt and convenience store chain WS Retail, which trades as Central Convenience Stores.

Acquisition adds to BP / M&S Simply Food sites in South West

BP has acquired a forecourt in Devon with the intention of redeveloping it into one of its growing estate of BP M&S Simply Food sites.

Bob Etchingham Chief Executive Officer Applegreen

Applegreen buys seven sites from Carsley Group

Applegreen has reached agreement to acquire a network of seven sites from its fellow Top 50 Indie Carsley Group, consisting of six service areas and one petrol filling station in the UK. The service area sites are predominantly located on the major arterial route of the A1 (M).

electric car charging

BP in talks over installing electric chargers

BP is the latest oil company looking at installing electric car charging points on its forecourts.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

New-to-industry BP/M&S Simply Food site opens

BP has opened a service station and M&S Simply Food at a new-to-industry site at Aylsham, in Norfolk.

product news: Food Doctor adds to forecourt offer

Healthy snacking brand The Food Doctor has bolstered its offering being targeted at the forecourt sector with the roll out of a four-strong range of nourishing Goodness Bars.

Clear Channel extends media partnership with Amscreen

Clear Channel UK has extended its media sales partnership with screen solutions provider Amscreen. The deal sees the company continuing to sell advertising opportunities on the national screen network for a further three years.

BP trials artificial intelligence on pumps in US

BP is testing new pump technology in the US which includes a tablet that enables customers to interact with an artificial intelligence personality called “Miles.”

P&C and Tokheim work on Jonathan James project

P&C Services Ltd and Tokheim have been appointed on the development of a petrol filling station and retail store for former Forecourt Trader of the Year Jonathan James.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP/M&S Simply Food Service Station, Wisley South, Surrey

LOCATION: It has been some time since I visited a large site with a shop operated by a national multiple and where, perhaps, the local team has little strategic autonomy its task being to run the enterprise effectively as dictated by head office.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.5363.90127.17119.00
East Midlands120.03127.76118.80
London120.3757.90128.81118.85
North East119.80129.71118.46
North West120.19127.87118.63
Northern Ireland119.22125.23117.53
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South East120.7259.90129.39119.48
South West120.39128.00119.02
Wales120.0459.90126.47118.61
West Midlands120.0865.90128.12118.84
Yorkshire & Humber119.73127.02118.57

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