J3373 : Fuel prices sign, Belfast (6 January 2017)

taken 3 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Springfield and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Fuel prices sign, Belfast (6 January 2017)
Fuel prices sign, Belfast (6 January 2017)
See J3373 : Fuel prices sign, Belfast (26 November 2016). An increase of 4p per litre since the last photograph. A RAC press release dated 5 January 2017 contained the news that NI was the cheapest pace in the UK for fuel during December 2016 “By the end of December Northern Ireland was the cheapest place to buy petrol, with the average price of a litre of unleaded selling for 115.58p, but it also saw the smallest increase in price through the month at 1.9p a litre. The South East remained the most expensive region for both petrol and diesel, with the average litre of unleaded costing 117.84p, and diesel 120.28p, but Scotland saw the biggest jump in the petrol price at 3.75p a litre. Northern Ireland also had the cheapest diesel at 117.88p per litre and the smallest increase in the diesel price at 2.71p a litre.”.
Quite a surprise sine we have traditionally been the second most expensive after the Scottish islands. The explanation was usually given as the small local market and the extra cost of transport by sea Link.
Continue to J3373 : Fuel prices sign, Belfast (1 April 2017).
The "Aurora" site, Great Victoria Street, Belfast
A site, at the corner of Great Victoria Street and Ventry Street. Once the site of Henry Martin’s builder’s yard J3474 : Old harbour bollard, Donegall Quay, Belfast which was replaced by the Belfast Ice and Cold Stores. In more recent times, after the demolition of the Stores, it was a Shell petrol station. The proposed 37-storey mixed-use building was refused planning permission. The site remained vacant following the insolvency of the developer. There is now planning permission for an unattended petrol station.
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