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Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Commandery Service Station, Worcester

LOCATION: The Commandery Service Station, one of four owned by Burns & Co, is located right in the city centre of Worcester. I also planned to pop into Hereford to visit another of their sites.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Falcon Garage, Burghfield Road, Tadley, Hampshire

LOCATION: The Falcon Garage at Tadley is located on the A340, where it snakes around the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) towards Aldermaston.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Tile Hill Service Station, Coventry

LOCATION:

Paul and Pinda Cheema are well known in the convenience store sector as award-winning retailers. Last year was a significant one for them they purchased their first service station, left Costcutter and agreed a partnership with Nisa.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Wild Goose Garage, Dursley, Gloucestershire

LOCATION: Wild Goose Garage, what an intriguing name! So, thought I would make a stealth check, then learned that the enterprise had won Best Pace Forecourt in the 2014 SuperStation Awards. Even more reason to make a visit.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - White's Calver, Flint House Garage, Calver Sough, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

LOCATION: My target is a family owned business, in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District, on the A623 at the village of Calver.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Park & Shop Romsey, Winchester Road, Romsey, Hampshire

LOCATION: Very close to the busy centre of the small market town of Romsey is a BP Park & Shop service station. In such a central position it is very accessible and visible thanks to its large branded canopy and pole with prices.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Broadway Garage, Broadstairs, Kent

LOCATION: Just outside Broadstairs on the A255 are two large retail parks both part of the Westwood Gateway complex including major superstores offering fuel at highly competitive prices. They provide fierce competition for my target site the Broadway Garage trading as Morrison's Budgens of Broadstairs.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month Bellingers Service Station, Grove, Wantage, Oxfordshire

LOCATION:

A business with a service station, shop, franchise to sell new and used Vauxhall and Chevrolet cars and a micro-brewery must be worth a visit! Bellingers has two sites one in Abingdon and my target at Grove. It is on the A338 just outside Wantage and is clearly visible the distinctive Jet service station and Vauxhall car display make it hard to miss.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Ings Service Station, Staveley, Cumbria

LOCATION:

Just outside Windermere, on the A591, is the small village of Ings and my target its service station. The forecourt and shop are co-located and part of a large area that also includes a significant parking area, a restaurant/motel (now closed and boarded up) and one of The Lakeland Motorhome Centres. The entrance to the motorhome showroom is right next to the forecourt shop.



Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Brian Llewelyn, a'i Ferched, Penfro, Eglwyswrw, Crymych, Pembrokeshire

LOCATION:

My target is in the beautiful holiday area of North Pembrokeshire. It's located on the B4329, just outside the small village of Eglwyswrw.

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North East110.9563.90125.31105.73
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