EURO GARAGES EXPAND LIVERPOOL CITY REGION INVESTMENT
Euro Garages invest further in Liverpool City Region after acquiring several new sites.
Aherne Property Consultants – acting on behalf of the industry giant – has purchased gateway locations for the expansion of its Mini Service Station format which comprises petrol filling stations, convenience retail, hot food and drinks.
They new stations are located in Aintree, Maghull, Huyton and Knowsley, and are at various stages of development. All purchased for undisclosed sums.
Two acres have been bought at Mersey Reach on Dunningsbridge Road in Aintree, the main approach to Liverpool Docks. Construction is due to commence on site later this year for a convenience retail and drive-thru Starbucks.
A five-acre plot was purchased at Maghull on junction one of M58 where new slip roads providing East-West access to the motorway are nearing completion. Euro Garages has been granted planning permission for a petrol station and three drive-thru restaurants.
At Beacon 62 in Huyton, close to junction seven of the M62, the company has secured approval for a mini service on a 2.5-acre site, adjacent to the proposed Aldi store.
The final site is at Titan fronting the A580 East Lancs Road at the entrance to in Knowsley Industrial Estate and totals 2.5 acres. Planning has been granted for a scheme similar to Maghull.
David Myers, property director at Euro Garages, said: “These sites are situated on all the main arteries serving the Liverpool conurbation and complement our existing operations on Merseyside.
“We will push ahead with the delivery of these service stations as soon as possible as we see these offering an important amenity to the locations each serves whether for passing traffic, local businesses or residents.”
Andrew Aherne of Aherne Property Consultants added: “I have worked with Euro Garages for a long time now as it has continued to grow its portfolio over the years.
“Owing to our successful working relationship, together with my knowledge of the North West market, I was able to identify and acquire these sites off market knowing that they would be perfectly suited to my client’s unique requirements.”