Top 50 Indie The Brookfield Group has reopened New Hall Lane Services in Preston after a major redevelopment of the site. The Shell services is located on one of the main arterial routes into Preston and it now includes a large convenience store as well as an in-store Greggs and car valeting facilities. It is also scheduled to have two electric charging points.

The West Yorkshire-based retailer carried out the scheme with support from a seven-figure funding from HSBC.

Aziz Patel, development partner, said: "The redevelopment of New Hall Lane Services has taken a great deal of effort from us and our professional team.

"The original facility was first built in the 1960s and the site required a complete overhaul to be up to the high standards we set ourselves.

"Thanks to the funding from HSBC, we are now incredibly proud to bring a state-of-the-art filling station and convenience store to the area."