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Corporate Sites

BP corporate site.
A BP-operated garage, with a Café and M&S.

Most filling stations are operated by companies who have nothing to do with the fuel supplier - for example, Esso supply fuel to some Euro Garages forecourts, but Euro Garages operate the filling station themselves with their choice of shop.

However, sometimes, the fuel majors actually operate their own sites. This page explains the patterns by which you can usually identify whether a filling station is centrally-operated, rather than by a franchise or license basis.

Filling stations[edit]


On the motorway and A-road network, 'BP Express Shopping' operate many BP-branded forecourts, including:


Shell mainly operate petrol stations under the "Select" fascia which usually comes with a food offering called Deli2go. These exclude:


Full details: MFG

MFG, the owners of the Murco brand, operate Murco-branded Morcott services.

Restaurants and shops[edit]

Co-op Food[edit]

All sites with Co-op Food branding on the shop (except Spalding), regardless of fuel branding, will be directly operated by the Co-op.


Costa operate sites which are located at few a-road service areas and have no motorway sites. These exclude:


KFC operate all sites which are not located at Welcome Break service areas. These include:


McDonald's operate all sites which are located within Welcome Break service areas, most Extra service areas and most a-road service areas. These exclude:


Starbucks operate all sites which are:

  • Not advertised on premises as a Euro Garages, Welcome Break or 23.5 Degrees site
  • Branded as Starbucks rather than "We proudly serve Starbucks"
  • Beaconsfield


Travelodge operate all sites which are located alongside an EG Diner or a former Little Chef (details can be found in the notes of each site).


WHSmith operate all sites which are:


All Cotton Traders, Fone Bitz, Ladbrokes, Quicksilver, Top Gift and Travellers are centrally operated.

Corporate filling station sites on the motorway[edit]

These filling stations have nothing to do with the main operator of the site, so contact the fuel operator themselves if you have any queries.