Spar has overtaken Tesco as the biggest forecourt retailer in the UK by market share, according to Experian figures (see page 44). Following significant growth from multi-site retail partners in 2016, there are now more than 1,000 Spar shops on forecourts.

Top 50 Indies which are partners with Spar include: MRH; Euro Garages; Rontec; HKS; The Kay Group; Valli Forecourts; Hills Group; Chartman Group; and Simon Smith Group. The symbol group also has partnerships with Roadchef and several of the oil companies.