FT Kevin Paterson Maxol Retail Manager NI and Brian Donaldson, CEO of The Maxol Group at A26 Tannaghmore Service Station

Kevin Paterson, Maxol retail manager NI (left), and Brian Donaldson, CEO of The Maxol Group at A26 Tannaghmore Service Station

Maxol has completed a £120,000 refurbishment of its Northern Ireland flagship, A26 Tannaghmore Service Station in Antrim, which won the Forecourt Trader of the Year Award in 2018.

As well as a fresh and reinvigorated look on the forecourt, A26 Tannaghmore is one of the first Maxol sites to offer Premium fuel, which will provide customers with a more environmentally friendly fuel choice and fewer pollutants.

The roll out of Premium Fuel is central to Maxol’s wider carbon offset programme that aims to support a number of green initiatives both locally and globally.

Instore there is a new look and feel and an extended offer in the food-to-go range. The new Spar Daily Deli provides a range of hot and cold food options, including fresh sandwiches, wedges, chicken from the self-service chicken bar and also vegetarian options.

Abrakebabra has also introduced a new menu focused on providing taste and value for families.

Customers can also grab a coffee from the newly installed Barista Bar and Henderson Food Service’s Bean to Cup Coffee to Go concept or at the purpose-built Ground Espresso Bar with an increased range of hot drinks and sweet treats.

Maxol has also expanded the grocery and convenience range in its Spar grocery section to offer more than 200 new chilled products and 400 new, fresh, and locally sourced grocery lines.

Brian Donaldson, CEO of The Maxol Group, said: “We are delighted that the investment at A26 Tannaghmore will allow us to continue serving our customers to the highest possible standard. This is our largest site in Northern Ireland and the continuous improvements we have made ensures that it sets the standard in retail innovation, providing customers with the very best forecourt and in-store experience.”

Operations manager of Aramark Ireland and licensee of Maxol A26 Tannaghmore, Mark Cribbin, said: “We are delighted with the development of A26 Tannaghmore. The changes have been very well received by our valued and loyal customers. These improvements will enable us to provide our customers with a modern, convenient, high quality in-store experience and the team and we are excited to welcome everyone in.”