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Hi Bill, I think at the last count there were three yards providing petrol. Brooms of Brundall, Maycraft at Potter and Woods Dyke, Horning. This was the situation about four years ago when I owned the petrol engined Broadwave. cheers Mat
Waveney River Centre still sells petrol and we continue to sell petrol at Horning Ferry too.
The regulations are an absolute nightmare - you have to store the fuel underground, there are lots of fire regs (as you might imagine) and the penalties for environmental pollution (if your tank leaks) are absolutely astronomical. You can't make any money selling it (our cost is about the same as what you pay at a regular forecourt so even at £1.10 a litre you don't earn enough to pay the wages of the server) and petrol has a nasty habit of evaporating (which at a quid a litre is a lot of stock to lose).
So that's why there are so few petrol pumps on the Broads.
It is also why so many smaller roadside petrol stations have closed down.
And I have no idea why we continue to do it
All the best
James Knight Waveney River Centre
The Broads' Premiere Holiday Park with a Remarkably Large Fish