Motorists in the Midlands and northwest England may not be aware of it, but it is more than likely that they will have pulled up at one of this firm’s 70 petrol stations. Founded in 2001 by Zuber Issa with a £1,000 investment, Euro Garages retails petrol brands such as BP, Shell and Texaco. Shops on site contribute 40% of profits and trade mainly under the Spar brand. Profits have grown 59% a year, from £1.2m in 2004 to £4.9m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank60
CompanyEuro Garages
ActivityFuel forecourt operator
LocationBlackburn
Annual profit growth59.46%
Latest profits £000s4,892
Latest sales £000s159,373
Staff405
Founded2001
Websitewww.eurogarages.com

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