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  • FT MFG Newby Bridge Budgens
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    MFG reopens Lake District site after introducing new Budgens store and Greggs

    2021-03-10T15:48:00Z

    MFG has reopened its Newby Bridge site in the Lake District after a rebuild that included the introduction of a new Budgens store, the addition of more food-to-go offerings and a new Greggs.

  • Budgens forecourt sees record shop sales but fuel plummets
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    Budgens forecourt sees record shop sales but fuel plummets

    2020-04-08T00:00:00Z

    A Budgens forecourt owner has experienced record shop sales as the coronavirus crisis has taken hold, but after a brief surge in fuel sales volumes have shrunk to about 15% of their usual level. Goran Raven of Ravens Budgens, at Abridge in Essex, says he’s been in the industry ...

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    More than 4 MLPA Tout’s Budgens of Langford Langford, north Somerset

    2020-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Tout’s Budgens of Langford was established in 2000 by husband and wife team Phil and Lesley Tout. Since their ’retirement’, the business has remained in the family with the next generation Jon and Zena Tout taking over. As a local family-run business, Tout’s feels well-connected to its local communities and ...

  • MFG opens new-to-industry site with Budgens store in Dorset
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    MFG opens new-to-industry site with Budgens store in Dorset

    2019-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has opened a new-to-industry petrol filling station in Creekmoor, Poole, in Dorset. In addition to offering Shell fuels and a range of contactless car valeting facilities, the station also offers customers a 3,000sq ft. Budgens store, a Subway restaurant and a range of ...

  • Budgens wins ’Favourite Forecourt Retailer’ at HIM Awards
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    Budgens wins ’Favourite Forecourt Retailer’ at HIM Awards

    2019-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Symbol group Budgens was voted The Shoppers’ Favourite Forecourt Retailer at the HIM Awards 2019. The celebratory night at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf. saw 16 awards presented in front of a sell-out audience of over 400 senior, industry leading suppliers, retailers and wholesalers. BP won The Shoppers’ ...

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    MFG opts for Londis or Budgens on 110 sites

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The UK’s biggest independent forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is rebranding 110 of its shops from Spar to the Londis or Budgens brands as part of an extension of its shop supply agreement with Booker Retail Partners (BRP). MFG signed its first agreement with BRP in May 2016 and ...

  • MFG rebrands 110 Spar stores as Londis or Budgens
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    MFG rebrands 110 Spar stores as Londis or Budgens

    2019-01-24T00:00:00Z

    The UK’s biggest independent forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is rebranding 110 of its shops from Spar to the Londis or Budgens brands, as part of an extension of its shop supply agreement with Booker Retail Partners (BRP). MFG signed its first agreement with BRP in May 2016 ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Ravens Budgens Abridge, Essex
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Ravens Budgens Abridge, Essex

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Location: Not far from the M11, in an affluent part of the Essex countryside. Forecourt: The site is easily identifiable thanks to its yellow and red canopy and the big Shell logo on the top of the pole sign. The petrol station and Budgens store share the ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Fraser’s Budgens, Three Mile Cross, Reading
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Fraser’s Budgens, Three Mile Cross, Reading

    2018-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Location: This site is on a busy road just off the M4, to the south of Reading. Forecourt: It’s a smart site, easily visible from the main road. BP Ultimate is promoted above the pumps and media screens at those pumps promote brands, including Subway. There’s plenty ...

  • Independent invests in new Budgens store
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    Independent invests in new Budgens store

    2017-11-10T00:00:00Z

    RJ Raven, a fourth-generation family-run filling station has improved its food offering and launched a Budgens after receiving a finance package of £660,000 from HSBC with additional funding from Budgens. Prior to the Budgens opening, the petrol station had a small dry stock offering, however with the new addition ...

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    Shell expands Budgens venture to 20 more sites

    2017-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Shell UK is rolling out a partnership with Budgens to 20 sites, following its success on four pilot sites. The new Budgens at Shell stores will sell a wide range of products including fruit and vegetables, dairy, deli, meat and fish and ready meals. The first new site launched on ...

  • Shell UK rolls out Budgens partnership to 20 sites
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    Shell UK rolls out Budgens partnership to 20 sites

    2017-09-06T00:00:00Z

    Shell UK is rolling out a partnership with Budgens to 20 sites, following its success on four pilot sites. The new Budgens at Shell stores will sell a wide range of products including fruits and vegetables, dairy, deli, meat and fish and ready meals. The first new site ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP Budgens Wednesbury Service Station,  Walsall Street, West Midlands
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP Budgens Wednesbury Service Station, Walsall Street, West Midlands

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    LOCATION: This site is on busy Walsall Street, near Wednesbury town centre. FORECOURT: This is a smart looking site with a massive forecourt area. It’s easily distinguishable thanks to its green and white BP canopy and pole sign announcing BP, Budgens and Subway. There’s also a big red and ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Tout’s Budgens, Bristol Road, Nailsea, Wraxall, Somerset
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Tout’s Budgens, Bristol Road, Nailsea, Wraxall, Somerset

    2017-03-01T00:00:00Z

    LOCATION: Just on the edge of the town of Nailsea, is the prize-winning Tout’s Budgens store. FORECOURT: The forecourt is impressive. The striking large, light and high Esso-branded canopy also carries the message ’open 24 hours’. It covers a starter-gate line of five pump islands and connects to ...

  • Booker deal to buy Londis and Budgens
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    Booker deal to buy Londis and Budgens

    2015-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Londis and Budgens will be bought by Booker Group plc, the UK’s biggest food wholesaler, if the deal receives approval from the competition authorities. Booker announced it had agreed a £40m deal with Ireland-based Musgrave Group plc to acquire Musgrave Retail Partners GB, which comprises the Londis and Budgens ...

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    Forecourt operator joins Budgens retailer council

    2015-05-06T00:00:00Z

    A forecourt operator is one of three new members who have joined Budgens National Retailer Council (NRC). Guy Warner, owner of Warner’s Budgens Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway and Bidford-on-Avon as well as forecourt locations in Tewkesbury and Gloucester; Paul Gardner of Budgens of Islington; and Jamie O’Flynn of O’Flynn’s Budgens in ...

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    Three forecourts stores shortlisted for Budgens awards

    2015-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Three forecourt stores are among the sites shortlisted by Budgens for its ‘Store of the Year’ 2015. Stores are judged in four categories – small, medium and large store and community store of the year, with an additional award for the overall winner. Two of the three stores ...

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    Budgens adds a trio of forecourts to its estate

    2015-03-06T00:00:00Z

    Three new forecourt stores will have joined the Budgens group before the end of the first quarter. The first is in Stadhampton in Oxfordshire, which opened on February 12. The second in Kingsclere in Hampshire should be open now, while the third in Wellington, Somerset, is expected to open ...

  • Three new Budgens forecourts opening
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    Three new Budgens forecourts opening

    2015-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Three new forecourt stores will have joined the Budgens group before the end of the first quarter. The first is in Stadhampton in Oxfordshire, which opened on 12th February, the second will be in Kingsclere in Hampshire and is due late February, and the third will be in Wellington ...

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    Budgens signs up for offers via O2 mobile phones

    2015-01-23T00:00:00Z

    Budgens has signed up to take part in the O2 Moments initiative, which sends O2 members targeted offers to their smart phones. The retailer is now live on the O2 Moments platform which claims around five million active users in the UK. Budgens started the relationship last week ...