All Awards articles – Page 6

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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 ...

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    King of the road

    2016-04-07T00:00:00Z

    This month sees the launch of the Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards 2016. Celebrating its 20th birthday this year, the awards have long been established as the showcase for the petrol retailing industry recognising and rewarding those businesses at the leading edge of their profession that continue to thrive ...

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    Retailer champion

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    he Westmorland Family’s managing director/finance director Laurence King beat off stiff competition from Peter Bellini, Clive Sheppard, David Penny, Sharad Raja, and Raj and Aziz Patel to be named Forecourt Trader’s Retailer Champion. The special award was supported by the principal sponsor, Certas Energy, and was voted for by Forecourt ...

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    Best oil company initiative: winner

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Listen. Analyse. Act. This is the premise of Shell’s successful Tell Shell: UK Voice of the Customer programme. The aim of the initiative was to increase customer satisfaction. Customer feedback was gathered through the use of Tell Shell cards, newsletters and voice-of-the-customer analytics. Shell used it to create a Customer ...

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    Best oil company initiative: highly commended

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Jet believes its heritage is one of its greatest strengths and so wanted to celebrate its 60th anniversary in style. The oil company therefore devised a 12-month programme of activity with the aim of increasing footfall to its dealers’ sites; raising awarness of the Jet brand; engaging with customers ...

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    Best motorway services

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Gloucester Services on the M5 is a motorway services area like no other. It has two aims: to make local, quality food accessible and affordable, and to inject investment back into the surrounding community. So, instead of the usual franchises and fast food outlets, visitors find a farm shop stocked ...

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    Best valeting facilities

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Highworth Filling Station’s state-of-the-art Aquashine-branded valeting area offers customers a car wash, two jet washes, two vacuums and two air water towers. All staff at the Wiltshire site have been trained in all of the Aquashine facilities, with a couple being championed as experts. Staff have been equipped with ...

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    Best forecourt fuel brand

    2016-03-04T00:00:00Z

    For the Best Forecourt Fuel Brand award, shopper research specialist HIM analysed the responses from more than 2,000 forecourt customers to discover which forecourt fuel brand they rated the highest. The customers were asked to rate the fuel brands against five main criteria: price value for money ...

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    Finest forecourts

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    This month we focus on the West Country and Wales, London and the South East and three more specialist category winners west country wales: up to 4mlpa GH Lunn Son has been trading in Weare in Somerset since 1926, but a lot has changed since ...