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Applegreen opens fuel plazas on sites it objected to for rivals

Fuel retail giant Applegreen has opened fuel plazas on several sites where it previously claimed that rivals’ plans would cause traffic chaos and contravene planning laws

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
30th June, 2019

Fuel retail giant Applegreen has opened fuel plazas on several sites where it previously claimed that rivals’ plans would cause traffic chaos and contravene planning laws.

The company, which has 193 stations in Ireland, has been a persistent objector against rivals’ developments in Ireland, including projects proposed by Supermac’s owner Pat McDonagh, Circle K and independent forecourt developers.

On three occasions, Applegreen has lodged planning objections in a bid to derail forecourt...

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