Author Topic: Whitefriars petrol station and garage shop at Settle to close shortly  (Read 1132 times)

Offline Pitlamp

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I've just been told that the petrol station in Settle will close from 15th June (i.e. in just over a fortnight) for a period of 17 weeks. I believe this will be for refurbishment, along the lines of what was done at the Ingleton petrol station and shop (which is also run by the Co-op).

Cavers travelling long distances to & from the Dales probably need to take account of this and fill up elsewhere when the opportunity arises.

They made a good job of the Ingleton site, so we should have something to look forward to in Settle in the Autumn.

Offline richardg

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That is very useful information Pitlamp.
Thank you.

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Re: Whitefriars petrol station and garage shop at Settle to close shortly
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2019, 05:09:06 pm »
It re-opened yesterday.

Today they had loads of folk out in town, handing out vouchers for a free big pizza if you spend £2, with a choice of two types.
I suspect this may continue over the weekend (broke student cavers please note!).

The petrol station area doesn't look a lot different from previously. The shop part is better than before (but not as big as the equivalent at Ingleton).

Anyway, the Settle petrol famine is now officially over.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Whitefriars petrol station and garage shop at Settle to close shortly
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2019, 11:00:33 pm »
That must now be the most misleading headline ever on UK Caving . :o

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Re: Whitefriars petrol station and garage shop at Settle to close shortly
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2019, 06:59:03 am »
Ah - yes, I see what you mean Braveduck.

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