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Symonds Forecourt's profits up 29%
Published:  09 January, 2015

Top 50 Indie Symonds Forecourts Group has announced an increase in turnover in its annual results.

Turnover across the group has increased by 3.9% to £37m, with pre-tax profits up to £888,000, a year-on-year increase of 29%.

Managing director Nick Lloyd commented: “This has been another amazing year. We’ve had four consecutive years of record-breaking profitability for the group. It’s a very solid business, very solid sites and excellent growth.

“The primary aim for the group continues to be acquiring high-volume petrol forecourts with a strong shop offer.”

Lloyd also said the group had a very successful Christmas period with fuel sales up 9% year-on-year and shop sales up 6%.

Symonds Forecourts was ranked 35 in the Top 50 Indies for 2014 with nine sites, and in 2012 its Wells site won the Forecourt Trader of the Year Award.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 15 January 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands124.34132.31121.54
North East123.94133.63121.07
North West124.1658.50132.51121.18
Northern Ireland123.4169.90128.40120.85
South East125.1561.40132.52122.48
South West124.73130.24121.91
West Midlands123.7465.23132.27121.20
Yorkshire & Humber123.9161.90132.74121.12

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