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M&S Fuels has big plans for Berkshire Downs site

New owners are planning a rebrand and shop expansion after acquiring a forecourt in Berkshire.

Christie & Co brokered the sale of Berkshire Downs Filling Station, a well-established forecourt and Spar-branded store in Chilton, off a freehold guide price of 1.5m.

Maruthan Sabapathi of new owner M&S Fuels Limited, which has a growing portfolio of retail businesses, petrol stations and convenience stores, commented: "We are delighted to have secured the site and look forward to growing the business with plans in the short term including a rebrand to Shell and the extension and renovation of the retail offering."

Tom Glanvill, business agent at Christie & Co, stated: "This site attracted a high level of interest and numerous bids, achieving a premium price for the fantastic business. This clearly demonstrates the appetite of well-located petrol filling station sites in a well-established trading location with potential to grow."

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 14 January 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East129.4057.70132.08120.74
East Midlands128.74133.01119.88
London129.5055.90132.94120.21
North East127.91131.75118.33
North West128.68136.12119.49
Northern Ireland126.96126.30118.64
Scotland128.89130.80119.71
South East129.8761.90132.47120.93
South West129.14130.43120.42
Wales128.35127.71119.26
West Midlands128.67132.51119.89
Yorkshire & Humber128.21133.99119.24

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