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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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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East135.9360.77140.55130.16
East Midlands135.28141.26129.82
London135.21142.69130.48
North East134.06140.71129.20
North West134.87139.96129.27
Northern Ireland131.95135.90127.71
Scotland135.09139.31129.71
South East135.9463.57142.34130.70
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West Midlands134.83141.89129.64
Yorkshire & Humber134.1257.70141.27129.10

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