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Service Station Retail UK Report

Service Station Retail UK Report

Summary

Service Station Retail the UK Report , a Sector Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the UK service station market today, with forecasts of values and volumes up to 2021. It delivers deep quantitative and qualitative insight into the fuel market, analyzing key trends in the market based on in depth interviews with major fuel card operators across Europe and proprietary data from GlobalData’s service station retail databases. It provides: National Fuel Volumes and Values - Forecasted to 2021. Breakdown of fuel retailer shop, car wash, company owned, motorway and unmanned sites. Company Fuel Volumes, Values and Market Shares - Forecasted to 2021. Major competitor analysis by country. Average fuel volumes per site, motorist and nationally.

Total fuel consumption in the UK rose by 2.8% in 2015 compared to the previous year. BP has the largest service station network, at 1,258 sites, amounting to 14.4% of the national network. As of 2015, 85.2% of service stations in the UK featured a shop. The total number of service stations with a car wash decreased by 5.3% to 4,988 sites.

Scope

  • Total fuel consumption in the UK rose by 2.8% in 2015 compared to the previous year. BP has the largest service station network, at 1,258 sites, amounting to 14.4% of the national network.
  • As of 2015, 85.2% of service stations in the UK featured a shop. The total number of service stations with a car wash decreased by 5.3% to 4,988 sites.
Reasons to buy
  • Identify who are the top five players in each of the service station retail markets in Southern Europe and how many fuel outlets, motorway & unmanned sites, shops & car wash they have. Plan effect market strategies by uncovering market share and average fuel throughput per site of the top five players in the market.
  • Understand how the service station network evolving and which players are opening new outlets as well as increasing forecourt shops and car washes.
  • Identify what strategies the key players have across their fuel and non- fuel offerings in terms of products sold, branding, partnerships and suppliers used.


  • Service station competitor overview
  • Service station market overview
    • BP and Shell account for over a quarter of all UK service stations
    • All supermarket fuel retailers gained market share between 2011 and 2016e
    • BP operates over half of all the motorway sites in the UK
    • Competitor ranking in 2014 compared to 2015
  • Market Size - Tesco
    • Table Tesco is the largest service station retailer in the UK
  • Market Size - BP
    • Table BP increased its site network 8.2% in 2015
  • Market Size - Shell
    • Table Shell's Fill Up & Go app allows motorists to use mobile payment
  • Market Size - Esso
    • Table Esso owns over half of the service stations in its network in 2015
  • Market Size - Sainsburys
    • Table Sainsburys has the second largest fuel throughput per site in the UK
  • Service station shop network
    • The number of service station shops rose 8.6% in 2015
    • The top five fuel retailers accounted for 54.4% of service station shops
  • Service station shops- Tesco
    • Table Tesco shops and network penetration
  • Service station shops- BP
    • Table BP shops and network penetration
  • Service station shops- Shell
    • Table Shell shops and network penetration
  • Service station shops- Esso
    • Table Esso shops and network penetration
  • Service station shops- Sainsburys
    • Table Sainsburys shops and network penetration
  • Service station car wash network
    • The number of car washes in the UK have slowly declined since 2013
    • BP, Texaco and Shell accounted for 30.1% of car washes in the UK
  • Service station car wash- Tesco
    • Table Tesco sites with a car wash and network penetration
  • Service station car wash- BP
    • Table BP sites with a car wash and network penetration
  • Service station car wash- Shell
    • Table Shell sites with a car wash and network penetration
  • Service station car wash- Esso
    • Table Esso sites with a car wash and network penetration
  • Service station car wash- Sainsburys
    • Table Sainsburys sites with a car wash and network penetration
    • Service station market overview
    • Retailers invested in new service stations as fuel volumes began to rise in 2013
    • Vehicle parc has declined annually since 2014
    • Diesel vehicles are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as they offer improved fuel efficiency
    • The volume of fuel sold at service stations increased 2.8% in 2015
    • Diesel accounts for 55.9% of fuel value in the UK
    • Average fuel prices will begin to rise in 2016 as wholesale cost begin to grow
    • Motorway service stations grew 7.1% in 2015
    • Only 1.5% of UK service stations are unmanned
  • Appendix
  • Methodology

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