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Forecourt Trader Awards ceremony to go ahead online as a virtual event


The biggest event in the forecourt calendar, the Forecourt Trader Awards, is set to take place on January 14, 2021, but due to the ongoing Covid-19 regulations, and to avoid any uncertainty, it has been decided to make it a virtual event.


Spar Y Maes in Pwllheli crowned Convenience Retailer of the Year for 2020


Spar Y Maes in Pwllheli has been crowned Convenience Retailer of the Year for 2020 at The Convenience Awards organised by William Reed Business Media’s conveniencestore.co.uk, Lumina Intelligence and The Grocer.

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Awards deadline extended


Struggling to get your entry in on time for this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards? Great news – we have extended the deadline by a few days to Tuesday, September 1. That gives you some extra time to put the finishing touches to your entry, to ensure you have the best chance of success at the industry’s most prestigious awards.

Let the good times roll...


In these unusual and challenging times, it’s even more important that we recognise and reward the amazing work that goes on within our industry. That’s why this month sees the launch of the Forecourt Trader Awards 2020 delayed but still the most prestigious and respected awards in the UK’s petrol ...

Industry elite


We finish our rollcall of 2019 award winners with Best Oil Company Initiative, Best Motorway Services site, the Special Recognition award plus three more from the specialist categories line-up

Best forecourt team: Jet Jempson’s Express Peasmarsh, East Sussex


Despite being a small rural forecourt and community hub, Jempson’s Express’ performance has gone from strength to strength over the past three years due, in no small part, to its outstanding level of customer service. The team of six staff live locally and are incredibly proud of the site’s success. ...

Best forecourt loo: Cairn Lodge Services Douglas, Lanark


As part of a site-wide renovation in 2018, Cairn Lodges’ toilet and shower facilities were re-done to provide clean, fresh and comfortable facilities for all its customers, no matter what their needs. In the forecourt part of the motorway services, there are two unisex toilet and shower rooms, one baby ...

Best forecourt innovation: RaceTrack Autoport Services Glasgow


The owners of RaceTrack Autoport Services say they have taken a ’dying’ and ’unloved’ site, and totally transformed it both internally and externally. Their aim was to deliver a modern, high-end consumer experience with an aesthetic to match. The spacious shop boasts 50-plus LED screens, numerous projectors and LED strip ...

More than 4mlpa Woolmer Service Station Borden, Hampshire


So much has been written about the excellent Woolmer Service Station site, which won the overall Forecourt Trader of the Year Award 2019, but there’s always more to add.

Up to 4 MLPA MFG Brooklands Service Station Worthing, West Sussex


Following a recent store development, MFG says the overall experience at Brooklands has changed beyond all recognition.