Number of filling stations continues to dwindle

Away back in 2007 we pointed out that the number of filling stations in the UK was declining at the rate of one a day. Unfortunately the decline continues and it becomes more and more difficult to fill up your car.

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The UK now has the lowest number of petrol stations since 1912

At 9,500 petrol station forecourts, the UK now has the lowest number of petrol stations in its history since 1912 according to figures just released. This year to date 150 filling stations have closed, on top of the large number in recent years. Read More...

You face a long drive in future to fill up

Remember when getting a loaf of bread or a pint of milk meant just a short walk (or a short drive in the country) to the local corner shop? Now you probably make a family excursion to your local Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury's or Morrisons. Now think about refuelling your car. Remember when refuelling the car was something you did when the fuel light came on? Oh, fuel light on, there's a station... fill up. Read More...