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#663643 - 6th Feb 2012 5:19pm Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road
Brown_Horrocks Offline
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Registered: 6th Sep 2011
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I always try to use Shell petrol when possible (have a Shell Loyalty card) and my most convenient Shell station is the one on the New Chester Road just past Cammell Lairds.

However I have never known a petrol station to be closed for business as often as this one is, I think maybe 3 out of 10 times I intend to fill up there it is closed with cones blocking off the entrance ( no sign of a tanker, so not just closed for deliveries).

Happened again today about noon, I was in Liverpool so deliberatly took the Birkenhead tunnel instead of the Wallasey one to find it closed again.

Has anyone else noticed this? I wonder what the reason is.

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#663655 - 6th Feb 2012 5:53pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
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Registered: 1st Mar 2010
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Ive noticed exactly the same thing with the Shell garage by Moreton Cross- I must have gone to use it at least 10 times in last few months and its been coned off. Another time while I was in there the petrol pumps didnt work and wouldnt dispense due to a computer failure or something. Only ever seems to happen when Im desperately low on petty and then have to try and make it go a little bit further whilst crossing fingers

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#663661 - 6th Feb 2012 6:01pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
Vanmanone Offline

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Registered: 5th May 2010
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I`ve seen the one in Eastham close when they change shift,not sure if its the norm`

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#663684 - 6th Feb 2012 6:40pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
MattLFC Offline
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Registered: 14th Aug 2004
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Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Drive past it all the time, but never really noticed it shut more than anywhere else...

Mind you, I use the Esso anyway, so don't use it laugh

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#663693 - 6th Feb 2012 7:01pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
dizdazdoz Offline

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Registered: 17th Jan 2010
Posts: 870
Loc: Here
Yep always happens at Cammel Lairds one and Eastham one . . . drives me nut's.

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#663698 - 6th Feb 2012 7:21pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
kenny_james Offline
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Registered: 16th Oct 2011
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i use the shell garage on new chester road and must admit i dont find it a problem, maybe its the time that you go, the only reason why it would be closed would be if they were getting a delivery of petrol or they have got a delivery of petrol filling up the pumps there would be no other reason, if in doubt next time you are i there ask them and post it on here what there reply is i wouldnt be surprised if they look at you with a blank look wondering what you are going on about.

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#663703 - 6th Feb 2012 7:28pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
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My petrol station too - darned annoying when it's closed.

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#663705 - 6th Feb 2012 7:32pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
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I normally find it happens between 10am-1pm, only once have a I seen the fillingat the pumps back up. I'm Carlett Park one tomorrow so will ask.

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#663731 - 6th Feb 2012 8:34pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
MattLFC Offline
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Registered: 14th Aug 2004
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Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
If the convenient Shell one is always closed, to the point you are having to travel elsewhere to get your fuel (presumably out of your way/off-route), then sticking with shell for the 1p per 1million you spend loyalty reward, is hardly worth it. Go where its convenient. They may give you points, but they're usually dearer than the Esso 100 yards down the road lol... the other day I noticed the Shell was 2p higher than the Esso for oil.

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#663795 - 6th Feb 2012 10:14pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
DodgyDave Offline
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Registered: 9th Mar 2009
Posts: 155
Loc: Prenton
The one on Brough Road is closed a lot too, I just go to Sainsburys

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#663827 - 6th Feb 2012 10:38pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: DodgyDave]
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Remember when Tesco admitted their petrol was cr*p - never been to a supermarket for petrol since.

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#663941 - 7th Feb 2012 6:15am Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
sugarmatrix Offline

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Registered: 26th Feb 2011
Posts: 6
Loc: wallasey
I find that these petrol stations are only staffed by one person, so if they need a break or the toilet they have to shut for 15 mins. The lady in the moreton one told me she was closing for a short time due to being on her own and not having a break for hrs. Maybe this is the reason ?

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#663970 - 7th Feb 2012 9:25am Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Brown_Horrocks]
Schuu Offline
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Registered: 29th Apr 2008
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Loc: Rock Ferry
I use the Esso opposite the Oval on Bebington Road, never known it to be closed.

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#664009 - 7th Feb 2012 10:57am Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Schuu]
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Originally Posted By: Schuu
I use the Esso opposite the Oval on Bebington Road, never known it to be closed.
I wont use that one because the prices seem to be high there even though its by my kids schools
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#664266 - 7th Feb 2012 9:23pm Re: Shell Petrol Station New Chester Road [Re: Moonstar]
SirTankWelder Offline
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Registered: 28th Aug 2011
Posts: 37
Loc: Birkenhead
Originally Posted By: Moonstar
Remember when Tesco admitted their petrol was cr*p - never been to a supermarket for petrol since.


The petrol in the supermarkets is EXACTLY the same as the petrol in the Garages,the Only difference being is the ADDITIVES . Believe me ,i work in the industry.

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