THE SIMON SMITH GROUP: FROM TRANQUILLITY TO TECHNOLOGY

The peace and tranquillity of an idyllic Cotswold Farm may seem an unusual place to manage the day to day business activities of one of the UK’s most successful forecourt operations, but it works for Susie Hawkins and her father Brian Tew, directors of the Simon Smith Group.

CERTAS ENERGY SUPPORTS RURAL FORECOURTS

Over the past 12 months the Gulf network has grown to over 425 sites and the average annual volume of recent conversions is over 3 million litres. That said, small rural forecourts are the lifeblood of many outlying communities and Gulf’s continued commitment to them remains as strong as ever. Pexall Service Station, situated on…

LEVEN SERVICES

For traffic travelling along the busy A165 in East Yorkshire, Leven Road Service Station is a strategically important fuel location that serves commuters, hauliers, local villages and, in the holiday season, tourist traffic heading to Bridlington, Hornsea and Scarborough. The spacious forecourt was recently rebranded to Gulf, the latest initiative by proprietor, Roger Perry designed…

Volume boost for Gulf dealers

Gulf and other Certas Energy supplied forecourts will have access to BP’s fuel card from 1 December 2014 as the company looks to drive new business to its forecourts. This follows on the heels of an agreement reached with Shell to make its fuel card available across the Certas Energy network. “This exciting development means…

REAPING THE BENEFITS OF CERTAS

Certas Energy is proud to announce that it now has two new, highly experienced, retail specialists among its Gulf Oil Retail team. The latest recruits, Ian Welch and Gary Conway, join the Certas team fromHarvest Energy. Certas, under the Gulf Oil brand, has made major moves towards raising the profile of its brand and its…