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Forecourt Trader (Magazine)

Forecourt Trader is the major source of information for the petrol-retailing sector. Targeted at independent retailers, all those connected to the industry seek it out for its strong mix of news, industry and retailer profiles, as well as scheduled features and regular columns that cover all categories of a service station operation at length, on both the forecourt and shop side of the business.

Projects such as the annual Fuel Market Review, Top 50 Independents, and the prestigious Forecourt Trader Awards are major landmarks through­out the year. In addition The Forecourt Show runs every alternate year.

Three email newsletters each week keep registered readers up-to-date with what’s happening in the industry, as well as providing the latest news on products, promotions, equipment and business services. 

Key Contacts

Merril Boulton Editor Tel: +44 (0)1293 610219 Email: 

James Bush Commercial Manager Tel: +44 (0)1293 610337 Email: 

Latest industry news from Forecourt Trader (Magazine)

20.10.2017

Government announces £345.3m funding package for roads

A £345.3m funding package to improve local roads and public transport across the country has been announced by transport secretary Chris Grayling.

20.10.2017

Seven arrested after raids following burglary investigation

Hertfordshire police officers investigating a rash of burglaries at petrol stations have arrested seven suspects following a series of early morning raids in Harlow.

20.10.2017

Suspected slave trafficker arrested at car wash business

A man suspected of trafficking workers into the UK to work at a hand car wash in Lancashire was arrested by Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) investigators on October 19.

20.10.2017

Large Esso forecourt and Spar store let by Christie & Co

Hinton Service Station, an Esso-branded forecourt located on the outskirts of Christchurch, has been let through specialist property adviser, Christie & Co.

20.10.2017

Certas Energy and RoadKing open HGV refuelling site at Cannock

Certas Energy, working in partnership with RoadKing, has opened a new state-of-the-art HGV refuelling site at The Hollies Truckstop, Cannock, Staffordshire.

20.10.2017

New BP/M&S site opens in Honiton after £2.1m KDRB

A new BP service station with M&S Simply Food has been opened after a KDRB (knockdown re-build) of BP’s site at Turks Lane in Honiton, in South Devon.

20.10.2017

Bill unveiled to force forecourts to offer electric charging

Motorway services and large petrol retailers will be forced to install charge points and hydrogen refuelling points for electric cars, under plans confirmed in the House of Commons by transport minister John Hayes.

18.10.2017

Shell launches rapid charging service on forecourts

Shell has launched an on-forecourt electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging service call Shell Recharge.

16.10.2017

Retailers recognised at Certas Energy's Superstation awards

The achievements of Gulf and Pace-branded retailers were recognised at Certas Energy's annual forecourt standards competition - SuperStation - held last week at Chesford Grange in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. 

13.10.2017

JTI removes 30th gantry for selling illegal tobacco

JTI has removed its tobacco gantry from Grover Superstore in Canterbury Avenue, Slough, following the decision taken by Slough Borough Council to revoke the store’s Premises Licence.

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