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    Hoyer Petrolog dismisses disruption claims as Stanlow drivers vote to strike

    2020-10-23T14:22:00Z

    Forecourt operators and oil companies are set to suffer disruption due to a tanker drivers strike, according to the Unite union, although the transport company involved says the impact will be “negligible”.

  • Rontec reports a surge in pre-tax profits to £68.1m
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    Rontec reports a surge in pre-tax profits to £68.1m

    2020-02-21T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has reported a surge in pre-tax profits to £68.1m in its latest financial results, compared with £27.3m the previous year. Its results for the year ending September 30, 2019, showed the results were boosted by an extraordinary profit of £37.7m on the sale of 35% of ...

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    Rontec extends it successful partnership with Morrisons

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Morrisons is extending its wholesale partnership with Top 50 Indie Rontec for a further 10 years, with the Morrisons Daily offer being added to more stores. Morrisons currently provides its Morrisons Daily fascia and grocery offer, including its Market Street fresh food and food-to-go products, to more than 50 of ...

  • Rontec extends Morrisons partnership
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    Rontec extends Morrisons partnership

    2019-11-04T00:00:00Z

    Morrisons is to extend its wholesale partnership with Top 50 Indie Rontec for a further 10 years with the Morrisons Daily offer being added to more stores. Morrisons currently provides its Morrisons Daily fascia and grocery offer, including its Market Street fresh food and food-to-go products, to more than ...

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    Rontec awards five-year contract to ICASA

    2019-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has awarded a five-year contract to ICASA to manage the back and head office for its stations with the ICASA Energy Software Suite. "We are near completing the roll-out of the project, which is aiming at managing the full wet and dry stock for roughly ...

  • Rontec awards ICASA five-year deal for Energy Software Suite
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    Rontec awards ICASA five-year deal for Energy Software Suite

    2019-06-14T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has awarded a five-year contract to ICASA to manage the back and head office for its stations with the ICASA Energy Software Suite. “We are near completing the rollout of the project, which is aiming at managing the full wet and dry stock for roughly ...

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    Rontec buys Lewes and Newmarket Service Stations

    2019-05-17T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has bought two well-established East Sussex petrol filling stations from its fellow Top 50 Indie Local Fuels. The deal, done via Christie Co, involved the sale of Lewes Service Station and Newmarket Service Station. Situated on the A27 just outside Brighton, Lewes S/S and Newmarket S/S have ...

  • Rontec buys two sites from fellow Top 50 Indie
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    Rontec buys two sites from fellow Top 50 Indie

    2019-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has bought two well established East Sussex petrol filling stations from its fellow Top 50 Indie Local Fuels. The deal was brokered on behalf of Local Fuels by specialist business property adviser Christie Co, and involved the sale of Lewes Service Station and Newmarket Service Station. Situated ...

  • Rontec acquires Telford site and opens Morrisons Daily store
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    Rontec acquires Telford site and opens Morrisons Daily store

    2019-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has acquired Trench Lock filling station in Telford, and opened a Morrisons Daily in the 3,000sq ft shop. The Esso-branded 24-hour site has eight forecourt pumps, five for HGVs and two Adblue, and other facilities on the site include a car wash, dog wash, parking, five ...

  • Rontec boosts pre-tax profits by 8% to £28.8m
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    Rontec boosts pre-tax profits by 8% to £28.8m

    2019-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has revealed it increased pre-tax profits by 8% to £28.8m on turnover of £1.2bn in its accounts for the year to September 30, 2018, which have just been published. In his chairman’s statement, Gerald Ronson said that although fuel volumes had been under pressure, shop sales ...

  • Rontec sells controlling joint stake in fuel card business
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    Rontec sells controlling joint stake in fuel card business

    2018-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec, together with Bayford Group, has sold a controlling interest in a fuel card business to a French company. Edenred, which specialises in prepaid corporate services, has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of the share capital of The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC) group, which has 27,000 ...

  • Rontec objects to Touts’ forecourt plans
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    Rontec objects to Touts’ forecourt plans

    2018-08-24T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has weighed in to a row over plans for a new forecourt development in the village of Cleeve in Somerset. Rontec operates an Esso forecourt on the outskirts of Congresbury, which is just up the road from Cleeve. Former Forecourt Trader of the Year winner ...

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    Rontec signs new £2bn fuel supply deal with BP

    2018-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has agreed a new £2bn fuel supply contract with BP. The deal involves renewal of an existing contract for fuel supply at 50 sites, with a further 13 forecourts across England and Wales added including Rontec’s two motorway service sites. These are set to be ...

  • Rontec and BP agree £2bn fuel supply deal
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    Rontec and BP agree £2bn fuel supply deal

    2018-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has agreed a new £2bn fuel supply contract with BP. The deal involves renewal of an existing contract for fuel supply at 50 sites, with a further 13 forecourts across England and Wales added – including Rontec’s two motorway service sites. These sites are set ...

  • Freehold of service station leased by Rontec sold for £3.9m
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    Freehold of service station leased by Rontec sold for £3.9m

    2018-03-21T00:00:00Z

    The Automotive Division of estate agents Knight Frank in Bristol has sold the freehold of a service station leased by Top 50 Indie Rontec for £3.9m. The Esso-branded service station at Hengrove Way, in Bristol, is one of around 50 Rontec sites where it has a Morrisons Daily convenience ...

  • Latest HTEC epos system installed at 70 Rontec sites
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    Latest HTEC epos system installed at 70 Rontec sites

    2018-03-14T00:00:00Z

    HTEC’s latest epos solution has been installed into 70 Rontec forecourt sites. Top 50 Indie Rontec operates more than 240 forecourts across England and Wales. HTEC, which was already the supplier of payment systems to Rontec, started the roll-out of the new system in 2017. Wayne Swallow, managing director of ...

  • Rontec redevelops sites in deal with Sainsbury’s
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    Rontec redevelops sites in deal with Sainsbury’s

    2017-08-18T00:00:00Z

    A new Sainsbury’s service station in Brixham, Devon, on which Rontec acted as development manager, is now open for business. It is one of three Rontec sites where the Top 50 Indie has managed the redevelopment but then let the site to Sainsbury’s on a long lease. The ...

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    Rontec extends partnership with Morrisons Daily

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec is extending its partnership with Morrisons with plans for a further 40 c-stores across its sites, but Morrisons’ trial with a second Top 50 Indie, MFG, has been terminated. The new Morrisons Daily stores, which are due to open by the summer, are in addition to ...

  • Rontec to add 40 more Morrisons stores at its sites
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    Rontec to add 40 more Morrisons stores at its sites

    2017-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec is extending its partnership with Morrisons with plans for a further 40 convenience stores across its sites, but Morrisons’ trial with a second Top 50 Indie, MFG, has been terminated. The new Morrisons Daily stores, which are due to open by the summer, are in ...

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    Rontec extends Hoyer Petrolog contract to 2021

    2017-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Hoyer Petrolog has announced that it has extended its agreement with Top 50 Indie Rontec to supply more than 200 of the company’s forecourts across the UK through to September 2021. Allan Davison, operations director for Hoyer Petrolog UK, said: "Rontec has been a major customer of Hoyer Petrolog ...