Asda petrol station in Highbridge opens with 99.7p a litre unleaded
new petrol station in Highbridge has opened today (Wednesday,
December 2nd) with the area's lowest priced fuel.
supermarket has honoured its promise to offer motorists the best
local prices on petrol with the opening of its long-awaited station
outside its Caxton Road store in the town.
petrol went on sale this morning at 99.7p a litre for unleaded
and 103.7p a litre for diesel - a special opening offer price
for the station's first three days.
comparison, Burnham's Esso garages were last night selling unleaded
fuel at 107.9p and diesel at 109.9p, while Texaco in Berrow Road
had prices of 109.9 and 112.9p.
Vaughan, deputy manager at the Highbridge store, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
that the local petrol market in the Burnham and Highbridge area
is "stale" and "needs some competition."
new petrol station, which accepts credit and debit cards only,
has been built in place of the small residents' car park next
to the access road into the Highbridge store despite opposition
from some of those living close by.
District Council gave the go-ahead
for Asda's eight-pump petrol station in November 2013.
The new eight-pump petrol station opened this morning
The store manager at today's opening of the Highbridge petrol