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Top honours for retailers nationwide
10 October, 2019

It was a fabulous family affair as the Garner Group took top honours for the second time in five years at this year's Forecourt Trader Awards ceremony, which was celebrated in grand style at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge.

Nominate your choice for Special Recognition Award
17 May, 2019

We are seeking nominations for Forecourt Trader of the Year's 'Special Recognition' award, which is run in conjunction with principal sponsor, Essar Oil (UK) Ltd, and is voted for by the readers of Forecourt Trader. The category aims to highlight the person/people who are setting standards, blazing a trail, or in some way worthy of recognition. Past winners include Patrick Sewell, Ken Kay and David Penny.

How to be a winner
08 April, 2019

The Forecourt Trader of the Year Award will be presented at a glittering ceremony at the Park Plaza, Westminster, London on Thursday, September 12, along with many other awards, which recognise the high standards of operation in the fuel retailing sector. But will it be you up on the winners' podium, celebrating a great victory?

Lights out and away we go!
08 April, 2019

This month sees the launch of the Forecourt Trader Awards 2019. The most prestigious and respected awards in the UK's petrol retailing calendar will again seek out the brightest and best in the industry those pushing the boundaries of hard work and innovation in the pursuit of excellence. This year we have a new principal sponsor Essar Oil (UK) and a great new venue. The competition will culminate in a glamorous ceremony in London at the stunning Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge. All finalists will be invited.

Top of the class
11 March, 2019



Prize sites
11 February, 2019

Up to 4 MLPA

Winning ways
11 January, 2019

Up to 4 MLPA

Rubesh Navaratnam

Winning all the way
19 December, 2018


Pioneering site leads the field
12 November, 2018

When the Forecourt Trader of the Year award winner was finally announced as the A26 Tannaghmore site in Northern Ireland, the stage at the glamorous Hilton on Park Lane erupted in applause and ticker tape, and everyone on the Maxol table fell off their seats.

Maxol takes top award
08 October, 2018

Maxol's A26 Tannaghmore Services in County Antrim took the top honours at this year's Forecourt Trader Awards, held last month at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Maxol director Barry McMullan and site manager Patrick Bennett were presented with the prestigious Forecourt Trader of the Year trophy, following a night of celebrations as guests from all sectors of the industry applauded the long line-up of winners. The glamorous evening was hosted by Kimberley Walsh singer-songwriter and former member of girl band Girls Aloud. A packed evening of entertainment included cancan dancers, Scalextric, casino, photo booth, Call of Duty gaming pod as well as an after dinner bar and dancing into the early hours. Read on for a full rundown of winners.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?