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BP sells 49% stake in portfolio of 199 forecourts for just under £400m


BP has raised nearly £400m through the sale of a 49% stake in the freehold of a portfolio of 199 company-owned forecourts across the UK, as part of a lease-back arrangement.

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Wessex Retail adds forecourt to its Spar network in the South West


Wessex Retail has recently completed the acquisition of Newtown Services near Penzance, Cornwall.

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Petrol station and services on the M4 in South Wales sold for £10m


The freehold of a petrol station and services on the M4 in South Wales has been sold for £10m.

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Former hand car wash site destined for new PFS development


A new forecourt development is set to be built on the site of a former hand car wash operation, following its recent sale by specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co.

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Two family-owned Swansea petrol filling stations sold by Christie & Co


Two family-owned petrol filling stations in Swansea have been sold by specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.

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Surge in petrol station demand since lockdown ended, says Rapleys


A seven-fold increase in demand for petrol filling stations occurred in the first month following the easing of the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown restrictions, according to Rapleys, the property and planning consultancy.

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Swan Service Station sold as owner takes a break


A Wigan-based Gulf-branded service station has been sold by independent retailer Faruk Divelli as he prepares to enjoy a well-earned break.