CERTAS ENERGY STRENGTHENS ITS RETAIL DIVISION WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

Certas Energy has appointed Craig Nugent as Head of Dealer Sales, a new position created to strengthen the company’s drive for Retail growth. Craig joins from Eastwood Park, the globally renowned training facility for the healthcare industry, based in Gloucestershire, where he was Business Development Director. Prior to that he was Managing Director, Europe Middle…

ST BLAZEY SERVICE STATION RE-SIGNS WITH GULF

Barrie Richards, proprietor of St Blazey Service Station, Cornwall has selected Gulf as his fuel brand for a further five years. The family business, which he operates with his wife Jean and son Charles, pumps a retail volume of 4.5m litres and includes a convenience store, off licence and Cornwall’s premier car wash centre comprising…

MUSBURY GARAGE AND GULF SUPPORT 4-2-3-1 CHALLENGE

A West Country petrol retailer, Julian Rinaldi and his Gulf-branded Musbury Garage, near Axminster, are supporting a 3000 mile charity drive covering all 92 league football grounds in England. The 4-2-3-1 Challenge is being undertaken by Martin McConachie and his twin sons, Harry and Ryan, who set off from Yeovil Town FC on Saturday and,…

A FIRST FOR SCOTLAND AS CERTAS ENERGY ROLLS OUT STONE WILLY!

Carronvale Service Station in Larbert, Falkirk, is the first Scottish forecourt to launch the Stone Willy food-to-go concept. Following a major refurbishment by site owners, Certas Energy, the Stone Willy kitchen opened to the public on 3 March, complete with high speed ovens, dedicated seating area and serving a hot food range that includes Pizza,…

EXPERIENCE THE KEY TO PETROCELL’S ONGOING SUCCESS

In 1974 Dermot Dowling had already ignited a passion for petrol retailing when he set up Petrocell Holdings. 42 years later and now into his 70s, Dermot no longer takes on the day to day running of the company but, as Chairman, remains an active force within the business. The engine of Petrocell Holdings is…

DEMONSTRATING EXCELLENCE

Site compliance results since October 2015 Following their annual Health & Safety assessment; we’d like to congratulate the following sites on reaching, or maintaining, a 100% score, which is quite an achievement. Site Location Lees Village Service Station St John Street, Lees, Oldham Gwalia Service Station London Road, Holyhead, Gwynedd Central Garage Amlwch Ltd Mona…

LITTLEWICK GREEN GOES GULF

In February 2016, a key conversion from Total came in the form of Littlewick Green Service Station on Bath Road, Maidenhead.  Against tough competition, Gulf secured this site which is now adorned with Gulf branding. The site wears Gulf very well and is now looking up to date. This 2.2million litre site will hopefully see…

Forecourt Trader Sponsorship

We are delighted to announce that have committed to our on-going involvement with the Forecourt Trader Awards.  For the second year running, we have confirmed our position as principal sponsor.  The difference for 2016 is that we will be headlining as Gulf to support our key forecourt brand and 500 dealers under the Gulf umbrella….

Celebrations for Gulf’s 500th petrol station at Ravensthorpe Service Station

There was a day of celebrations at Ravensthorpe Service Station in Dewsbury this week as we celebrated Gulf’s 500th UK petrol station. In attendance on the day were Kirklees Mayor Cllr Paul Kane and Mayoress Susan Bedford along with Paula Sherriff MP. The Mayor Cllr Paul Kane cut the ribbon to officially launch the site…

IT’S ‘HIGH-FIVE’ FOR SUPERSTATION

Now in its fifth year, planning and preparation for our SuperStation competition is already underway.  We have set the date for the award ceremony for our flagship standards competition, which will take place on 6 October 2016. Unlike the Forecourt Trader Awards, where you need to submit your own entry, SuperStation is open to ALL Certas…