been added to Essar’s UK retail network, following the recent agreement with Top 50 Indie MPK Garages to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of 12 stations, the first of which opened last month.

The addition of the MPK sites brings the total number of outlets in the Essar UK retail network to 67. Further openings are scheduled for this month, with the first company-owned site opposite Stanlow refinery planned for launch later this year.

The new branded Essar sites are: Astwood Service Station (S/S) in Redditch; Doncaster Road S/S in Conisborough; Dordon S/S in Tamworth; Drayton Service Station in Tamworth; Eastfield S/S in Sutton-in-Ashfield; Crossroads S/S in Mansfield; Maltby S/S in Rotherham; Moulsford S/S in Cholsey; Tean S/S in Upper Tean; Walcote S/S in Lutterworth; and Worcester S/S in Henwick Grove, Worcester.

A complex operation ensured the rebranding of all 11 sites to Essar colours within a 48-hour period.