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MFG's Oakwood Gate Service Station
MFG's Oakwood Gate Service Station
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MFG rebrands 110 Spar stores as Londis or Budgens

The UK’s biggest independent forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is rebranding 110 of its shops from Spar to the Londis or Budgens brands, as part of an extension of its shop supply agreement with Booker Retail Partners (BRP).

Steve Rodell

Positive outlook as demand for forecourts remains strong, says Christie & Co

After years of divestment, oil companies look set to shake up the petrol filling station market in 2019, according to Steve Rodell, managing director retail, at property specialist Christie & Co, in the company’s latest report on the market, entitled ‘Navigate, Innovate, Accelerate’.

Andrew Cresswell
Andrew Cresswell
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Former MRH retail chief takes helm at Bestway Retail

The former managing director, retail of MRH, Andrew Cresswell, has been appointed chief retail officer of Bestway Retail, which comprises the company’s owned and franchise stores including Bargain Booze, Select Convenience, Central Convenience and Wine Rack. Central Convenience Stores has 20 forecourt sites.

GeniePoint charging space at MFG site

MFG installs 21 rapid chargers to GeniePoint network in one month

ChargePoint Services is claiming to be the first company to install more than 20 electric vehicle rapid chargers in new UK locations in a single month. 

MRH Hursts store

MFG takeover of MRH clears final regulatory hurdle

MFG’s acquisition of MRH has now cleared all its regulatory hurdles after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced it would accept undertakings by MFG to dispose of 38 sites.

MFG Mumbles

MFG appoints Premier Group to revamp Mumbles forecourt

MFG has appointed the construction division of The Premier Group to redevelop a service station in Mumbles, Swansea.

product news: Blockhead wins listing with MFG

The energy gum brand Blockhead has announced the addition of three new partnerships with major national retailers: MFG, Booker Retail Partners, and Costcutter.

MRH Hursts store

CMA details 38 sites MFG is prepared to sell

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published details of 38 sites MFG plans to sell in order to avoid a detailed investigation into its takeover of MFG.

ChargePoint Services managing director Alex Bamberg
ChargePoint Services managing director Alex Bamberg
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MFG and Chargepoint claim to be leaders in charger roll-out

ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) claim they are now the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging at urban forecourts and arterial fuel stations nationwide.

MFG’s chief executive officer William Bannister
MFG’s chief executive officer William Bannister
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CMA allows MFG to integrate bulk of MRH sites into its business

MFG has been given conditional permission to integrate the majority of MRH sites (about 440 out of 490) into its business, while the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) continues to consider the merger of the two companies, and undertakings proposed by MFG.

MRH Hursts site

MFG offers to sell off sites to finalise takeover of MRH

MFG’s takeover of MRH looks set to clear its final hurdle after it offered to sell off a number of sites which were causing competition concerns.

MRH Hursts store

CMA raises local monopoly concerns over MFG MRH deal

Motor Fuel Group must address Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concerns over its takeover of rival MRH to avoid an in-depth investigation.

MFG's North Ferriby site
MFG's North Ferriby site
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DRB UK Maintenance boss highlights business wins

A contract for DRB UK Maintenance to install signage at 80 MFG sites is only the latest in a string of prestigious business wins for the company, according to managing director Robert McArthur.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 February 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East129.2257.90129.92120.18
East Midlands128.8581.15131.08119.59
London129.4365.90132.55119.95
North East127.76131.63117.87
North West128.6357.70132.07118.91
Northern Ireland127.32125.70118.52
Scotland128.94129.47118.93
South East129.7257.70130.97120.45
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Wales128.23130.05118.68
West Midlands128.68132.84119.37
Yorkshire & Humber128.22130.47118.63

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