All Awards articles – Page 5

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    World-class service

    2016-11-04T00:00:00Z

    By the time Patrick Sewell picked up the prestigious Forecourt Trader of the Year 2016 trophy, it had become clear throughout the evening that something rather special had been taking place within the Sewell on the go business. Its sites were finalists in no less than nine out of the ...

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    Motorway Services

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Ramsay MacDonald, Gulf retail director (right), present June Fessey with the award for Best Motorway Services. Corley Services is the flagship of a multi-million pound investment by Welcome Break to upgrade the fuel and retail offer, and shopping experience for its many customers. ...

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    Best Community Engagement

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left) and Billy Tank, sales and marketing director at HTEC (right), present Karl Screeton with the award for Best Community Engagement. The team at Sewell on the go Maybury has been working with its local community for more than 20 years and has built up ...

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    Best Customer Service

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left) and Jan Louw, head of convenience at JTI, present Sarah Spafford with the award for Best Customer Service. The South Cave staff pride themselves on delivering world class customer service. The company has a rigorous recruitment process to try and employ the best people ...

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    Best Food-to-go Outlet

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    wards host Brian Conley (left), and Tony Owen, sales and marketing director of Rollover, present Terry Mulkerns with the award for Best Food-to-go Outlet. A passionate and dedicated team who work six days a week each have helped to make this food-to-go operation a winner, and contribute to a ...

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    Best Forecourt Loo

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Asif Ayub, managing director of Fast Trak, present Susan Ferrall with the award for Best Forecourt Loo. Over a million people pass through the Green Welly Stop Filling Station each year and almost everyone will use its toilets. The company’s aim is always ...

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    Best Forecourt Innovation

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left) and John Pattison, brand director from Londis (far right), present Jonathan Tout and Zena Bishop with the award for Best Innovation. The team at Tout’s decided to bring the Nailsea Store up to the standard of its flagship site at Langford, but did not ...

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    Best Hot Beverages Outlet

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Tim Warner, head of sales at Costa Express (right), present Geoff Johnston on behalf of David Heenan with the award for Best Hot Beverages Outlet. The owners have put a great deal of thought into how the store works for the customer in ...

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    Best Site Manager

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Stuart Cufflin, transport and retail contracts manager at Jet, present Jan Hawthorne with the award for Best Site Manager. Mill Lane is situated in a high crime area and Jan’s approach is not to tackle one site issue at a time but to ...

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    Best Soft Drinks Outlet

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (left), and Amy Burgess, trade communications manager from Coca-Cola European Partners, present Sarah Spafford with the award for Best Soft Drinks Outlet. The site offered an excellent and well-presented range of chilled colas, juices, sports and energy drinks, adhering to the strict disciplines required for ...

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    Best Valeting Facilities

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Awards host Brian Conley (far left), and Kevin Pay, managing director of Wilcomatic (far right), present David Penny and Vicky Hennessy with the award for Best Valeting Facilities. The recently refurbished valeting centre at Penny Petroleum Seamer Road offers the latest in wash technology and introduces the new image ...

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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 Stuart Cufflin of Jet with the Highly Commended Award for Best Oil Company Initiative. Last year Jet announced a commercial and brand partnership with Spar UK as a key addition to its convenience strategy, ...

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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 ...