All Awards articles – Page 5

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    Best Oil Company Initiative

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Blake Gladman, research and insight director of Him, present SB Prasad of Essar Oil UK, with the award for Best Oil Company Initiative. Essar has embarked on a strategy to be part of the UK’s fuel retail sector, promoting itself as a reliable ...

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    Award Winners

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    ’Best of British’ on parade in London Patrick Sewell and his team at Sewell on the go South Cave were the triumphant overall victors at last month’s glorious celebration of the Best of British fuel retailers, held at the London Hilton on Park Lane, in front of a record ...

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    Special Recognition Award

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Joe Barrett with the Special Recognition Award. We used an online voting system to enable the readers of Forecourt Trader to cast their vote for the pre-selected nominees. Bob Etchingham and Joe Barrett have built a ...

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    Best Car Care & Lubricants Outlet

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left) and Graham Tissiman, sales and marketing manager of the Convenience Distribution Group, present Louise Alexander with the award for Best Car Care and Lubricants Outlet. The Sewell on the go Hull West site features a great modern convenience store which caters extremely well for ...

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    Best Design & Development

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    wards host Brian Conley (left), and Ian Woodcock, head of retail at Harvest Energy, present John Mason with the award for Best Design Development. The strategy at Wellington Service Station was to create a distinctive design and provide the maximum visual impact for vehicles coming from junction 26 ...

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    Lifetime Achievement

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (right), and Forecourt Trader editor Merril Boulton, present founder and former chief executive of MRH (GB) Ltd with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Graham Peacock and a number of colleagues founded MRH (GB) in 1997 when the company they worked for Oakstead succumbed to the pressures ...

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    Scotland: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Eddie Jenkinson with the award for Best Site in Scotland (up to 4mlpa). Co-op Earlston Filling Station is a 3,900 sq ft convenience store and 16-nozzle Jet forecourt in the Scottish Borders which opened last year ...

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    Scotland: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Ilyas Munshi with the award for Best Site in Scotland (4mlpa-plus). Lomondgate Service Station is typical of the extremely high standard of development with which Euro Garages has led the market for many years. A £3m ...

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    Northern Ireland: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Geoff Johnston on behalf of David Heenan with the award for Best Site in Northern Ireland (up to 4mlpa). Barbican Supervalu is known locally for its exceptional standards and great value local produce. The 12,000sq ft ...

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    Northern Ireland: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Daniel Mellor with the award for Best Site in Northern Ireland (4mlpa-plus). A winner last year, the business at Spar Ballyclare Milestone has gone from strength to strength. Sales have continued to grow and weekly sales ...

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    Northern England: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Nick Baker with the award for Best Site in Northern England (up to 4mlpa). Last year the site underwent a £250,000 transformation programme resulting in a complete redesign and refit of the Jet forecourt and Spar ...

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    Northern England: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Patrick Sewell with the award for Best Site in Northern England (4mlpa-plus). Situated close to affluent villages, adjacent to a busy motorway corridor, Sewell on the go South Cave provides the complete service to motorists and ...

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    West Country & Wales: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Julian Holliss with the award for Best Site in the West Country Wales (up to 4mlpa). Townstal Road Garage faced increased competition when Lidl moved in next door and then Sainsbury’s opposite. It was ...

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    West Country & Wales: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (far left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (far right), present Jonathan Tout and Zena Bishop with the award for Best Site in the West Country Wales (up to 4mlpa). Tout’s Budgens of Nailsea has undertaken a complete internal refit to create a ...

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    London & South East: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Subu Nanthakumar with the award for Best Site in London South East (up to 4mlpa). Hemsby Service Station had been closed for a year when the new owners took over in November 2015. But ...

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    London & South East: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present David Charman with the award for Best Site in London South East (4mlpa-plus). Twenty years ago David Charman was our first winner of the Forecourt Trader of the Year Award and has been a ...

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    Midlands: up to 4mlpa

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Julie Sharpe with the award for Best Site in the Midlands (up to 4mlpa). Newark Petrol Station was a new development in 2011 but as the business has grown, so has the competition. Clear goals have ...

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    Midlands: 4mlpa plus

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present Salim Hasan with the award for Best Site in the Midlands (4mlpa-plus). Euro Garages’ Markham Vale site is a £2.3m new-to-industry forecourt site located on a 200-acre business park at Junction 29a on the M1, serving ...

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    Forecourt Trader of the Year 2016

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    S ewell on the go South Cave takes forecourt convenience to a new level. The site was completely reimagined last year during a £1.5m redevelopment, creating improved access and new facilities which make full use of the land. The drive onto the spacious forecourt is impressive, with its many facilities ...

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    Join the battle royal

    2016-05-04T00:00:00Z

    The Forecourt Trader of the Year Award will be presented at a glittering ceremony at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane on Thursday, September 15, along with many other awards, which recognise the high standards of operation in the fuel retailing sector. But as the nation dusts down its flags ...