to start on Highbridge Asda petrol station as fuel price war looms
will start work to build a new petrol station outside its Highbridge
store this coming week - and it's vowing to offer the cheapest
fuel prices in the area.
Vaughan, deputy manager at the Highbridge store, confirmed to
Burnham-On-Sea.com that building work will begin on Monday (August
delighted to be starting the project to build our long-awaited
petrol station," said Mr Vaughan.
are fully committed to offering the best local petrol prices and
will be under-cutting all competitors."
often 7p a litre cheaper than the big name petrol stations in
other towns. The market is stale here in the Burnham area and
needs some competition," he said.
new petrol station is due to open in December.
District Council gave
the go-ahead for the eight-pump petrol station at the store
in November 2013.
new petrol station will be built in place of the small residents'
car park next to the access road into the Highbridge store, pictured
Vaughan said the residents have all been offered parking spaces
elsewehere in the store's car park.
motorists will welcome the extra competition to drive down prices,
several nearby residents living next to the site remain unhappy
about the scheme. They campaigned against the petrol station,
saying it would create extra noise, pollution and traffic disturbance.
Asda altered its original plans last year by reversing the proposed
entrance and exit locations at the proposed petrol station to
address road safety concerns.