Forecourt Trader - 30 years at the heart of the fuel retailing community
News » Latest News
Euro Garages logo close-up

Euro Garages wins consent for development in Workington

Euro Garages has won planning permission to develop a drive-through café, restaurant and filling station in west Cumbria.

Left to right: Reggie Wright, Proprietor of Wrights Service Station; Andrew Wright, Partner, Wrights Service Station
Reggie Wright (left), Wrights Service Station proprietor; and Andrew Wright, partner in the business
  (Photo:  )

Portadown site rebrands fuel offer as Texaco

Wrights Service Station in Portadown, Northern Ireland, has rebranded to Texaco having previously sold fuel under the Star brand for 10 years.

Asda logo

Asda forecourt closed over fuel contamination fears

An Asda forecourt in south Wales has been shut after a number of cars broke down shortly after filling up there on July 1.

Certas Energy's Square & Compass site
Square & Compass, one of two sites acquired by Certas Energy
  (Photo:  )

Christie & Co predicts more oil company acquisitions

Oil companies have not been as active as expected in acquiring petrol filling stations in the first half of 2019, but this could change in the rest of the year, according to specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.

fuel pumps

Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises

Four months of rising fuel prices came to an end in June with the average cost of both petrol and diesel at the pumps falling sharply due to the cost of oil dipping to $62, according to RAC Fuel Watch.

Sutton Road Service Station, Hull

First-time buyer acquires site from Top 50 Indie SK Fuel

A first-time buyer has purchased one of the six forecourt sites being sold by Top 50 Indie SK Fuel.

The Guthrie Bros site

Euro Garages buys second site in Scotland in a month

Following on from the recent purchase of West Highway Service Station in Glasgow, Euro Garages has secured a second acquisition, Guthrie Bros in Montrose, through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.

Fairfield Service Station

Top 50 Indie Grove Retail acquires two Scottish sites

Top 50 Indie Grove Retail has acquired two petrol filling stations from Motor Fuel Group, adding to its portfolio of petrol filling stations in central Scotland.

Family to sell forecourt after 50 years in the business

The Morrison family is putting its Gulf-branded petrol filling station up for sale, having owned it for more than 50 years.

Forecourt crime incidents down 7.5%, says BOSS

Incidents of forecourt crime fell by 7.5% during the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest results recorded by BOSS. 

  • Weekly
    Retail
  • Weekly
    wholesale
  • Daily
    Average
Weekly retail fuel prices: 19 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.5364.57140.16129.06
East Midlands132.1066.40141.37129.07
London131.85141.85129.52
North East130.85144.25128.58
North West131.60139.66128.82
Northern Ireland129.13134.50126.35
Scotland131.8363.30140.01129.04
South East132.8662.50141.62129.81
South West132.24138.89129.06
Wales131.09138.10128.06
West Midlands131.8660.90141.24128.98
Yorkshire & Humber131.40140.49128.65

Most read

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?