All Applegreen articles – Page 4

  • Applegreen promotes internal candidate to finance chief
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    Applegreen promotes internal candidate to finance chief

    2017-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen has announced the promotion of Niall Dolan to chief financial officer effective from July 1. Dolan is currently head of corporate finance and treasury with Applegreen having joined the business in May 2015. Prior to joining Applegreen Dolan was CFO of ISS Ireland for five years. He holds a ...

  • Applegreen has added 16 sites this year
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    Applegreen has added 16 sites this year

    2017-05-31T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen has reported that it has added 16 sites to its estate since the start of January and that it has a strong pipeline of new sites both in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. At the company’s AGM, Daniel Kitchen, chairman of Applegreen, said it had a ...

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    IT upgrade for Applegreen courtesy of Auxilion

    2017-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen is implementing a major IT transformation programme with cloud computing specialist Auxilion. The cloud-based investment of £435,000 has facilitated the move from legacy IT systems across more than 200 global sites and will support the company’s expansion internationally. Auxilion has worked in partnership with Applegreen to manage the implementation ...

  • Applegreen moves IT system onto cloud with Auxilion
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    Applegreen moves IT system onto cloud with Auxilion

    2017-04-26T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen is implementing a major IT transformation programme with cloud computing specialist Auxilion. The cloud-based investment of £435,000 has facilitated the move from legacy IT systems across more than 200 global sites and will support the company’s expansion internationally. Applegreen, which reported revenues of €1.17bn in 2016, has grown ...

  • Applegreen reveals third English motorway plan
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    Applegreen reveals third English motorway plan

    2017-03-31T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Applegreen has revealed plans for a third motorway service area (MSA) in mainland Britain, at junction 33 of the M1 between Sheffield and Rotherham. Last August it launched a consultation with residents for an MSA near junction 4 of the M42, and a month later it ...

  • Applegreen secures lease to new to industry site
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    Applegreen secures lease to new to industry site

    2017-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Applegreen UK has agreed to take a lease on a new-to-industry petrol station and convenience store that is due to be developed in Ludlow. Work on the development, on the site of the former Burway Abattoir site in Bromfield Road, at the northern entrance to Ludlow, ...

  • Applegreen raises gross profit 16% to €145.8m
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    Applegreen raises gross profit 16% to €145.8m

    2017-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reported an almost 16% rise in gross profit to €145.8m for the year ended 31 December 2016, as revenues rose 9% to almost €1.18bn. Commenting on the results, CEO Bob Etchingham said: “We are pleased to report another strong set of results for the business. ...

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    Applegreen buys Birmingham forecourt

    2017-03-08T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Applegreen has acquired Circle Garage on Kingstanding Road in Birmingham. John Diviney, managing director of Applegreen UK, commented: “We’re pleased to have completed on our latest site acquisition through Christie Co showing our continued appetite for the growth of our business. We continue to ...

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    Applegreen finance chief to leave

    2017-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen has announced that its chief financial officer, Paul Lynch, has decided to leave the company. He joined Applegreen as CFO in July 2014 and was appointed a board director in August 2014. Applegreen said it will commence a process to appoint a successor immediately, and Lynch will ...

  • MFG recruits Applegreen’s UK head of food operations
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    MFG recruits Applegreen’s UK head of food operations

    2017-01-30T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has recruited Paul Deary from fellow Top 50 Indie Applegreen to be its new head of food services. At Applegreen he was UK head of food operations, responsible for every new branded food development site opening with Subway, Greggs and Costa, alongside ...

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    Applegreen buys share in Dublin terminal

    2017-01-05T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen plc has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a 50% share in the Joint Fuels Terminal in Dublin port from the Topaz Energy Group for a consideration of €15.7m which will be funded from existing resources. The acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of ...

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    ’OK’ for Applegreen A-road site

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Applegreen UK has won planning permission for its biggest development on the UK mainland. Its application for a 5,000sq ft trunk road service area (TRSA) on the A14 at Spaldwick, Cambridgeshire, was approved by nine votes to four by Huntingtonshire District Council’s planning committee. Applegreen’s ...

  • Applegreen to build its biggest GB site
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    Applegreen to build its biggest GB site

    2016-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Applegreen UK has won planning permission for its biggest development on the UK mainland. Its application for a 5,000sq ft trunk road service area (TRSA) on the A14 at Spaldwick, Cambridgeshire, was approved by nine votes to four by Huntingtonshire District Council’s planning committee. Applegreen’s parent ...

  • Applegreen UK chief resigns
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    Applegreen UK chief resigns

    2016-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen plc has announced that Michael O’Loughlin, managing director of its UK operating subsidiary PetrogasGroup UK Limited, has resigned to return home to Ireland. He will be replaced by John Diviney, effective 1 December 2016. CEO Bob Etchingham commented: “Michael has been with the Applegreen business for 19 years and ...

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    Applegreen increases profits

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen has revealed pre-tax profits up 37.9% and the addition of 20 sites in its half- year results for the six months ended June 30, 2016. The company has sites across Ireland, the UK and in the US, and grew its estate from 200 sites as at 31 December ...

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    Applegreen considers plans for UK MSAs

    2016-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Less than a month after Forecourt Trader revealed Top 50 Indie Applegreen was planning its first motorway service area (MSA) in mainland Britain, proposals for a second have emerged. Applegreen has approached Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (BDBC) about proposals to build a motorway service station on the M3 ...

  • Applegreen adds 20 sites in first half of year
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    Applegreen adds 20 sites in first half of year

    2016-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen has revealed pre-tax profits up 37.9% and an addition of 20 sites in its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. The company has sites across Ireland, the UK and in the US, and grew its estate from 200 sites as at 31 December 2015 ...

  • Applegreen plans second English services
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    Applegreen plans second English services

    2016-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Less than a month after Forecourt Trader revealed Top 50 Indie Applegreen was planning its first motorway service area (MSA) in mainland Britain, proposals for a second have emerged. Applegreen has approached Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (BDBC) about proposals to build a motorway service station on the M3 ...

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    Acquisitions for Applegreen and Platinum Retail

    2016-08-25T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indies Applegreen and Platinum Retail have both added to their estates through acquisitions. Applegreen bought Central Garage (Bos) Ltd in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, for an undisclosed sum, in a sale handled by specialist business property adviser, Christie Co. The forecourt was owned and operated for ...

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    Applegreen plans English motorway services

    2016-08-05T00:00:00Z

    Applegreen is planning its first motorway service area in mainland Britain, at junction 4 of the M42, near Shirley in the West Midlands. The Top 50 Indie company has been holding consultation meetings with local residents prior to lodging a planning application in September. In its brochure for ...