Ten independent operators have signed up with Harvest Energy, strengthening its brand presence across the UK.

The new sites which are currently, or soon to be, displaying the distinctive white, blue and green Harvest Energy livery are, (from north to south): Snippersgate Service Station, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear; Stockton Road Service Station, County Durham; Woodham Service Station, County Durham; Kirkburn Filling Station, East Yorkshire; Denaby Service Station, South Yorkshire; Alconbury Truck stop, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Alconbury Service Station, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Yarl Petroleum (Bishops) Services, Hatfield, Hertfordshire; Mill Hill Garage of Edenbridge, Kent; and Steeles of Worthing, West Sussex.

Alan Steele of Steeles of Worthing said: "Our customers have all been complimentary, our margins have improved and our sales have increased."

Darren Wilks, managing director of the Kirkburn Filling Station formerly a Shell site said: "We are the first site in East Yorkshire to switch to Harvest Energy. We are confident we can maintain a position where we can offer customers value for money."

Simon Davis, Harvest Energy’s head of sales and logistics, said: "In addition to these sites, we have several others across Britain set to switch to Harvest Energy over the coming months."