PANIC petrol buying throughout Lincolnshire has cleared out several local filling stations and prompted others to impose restrictions,
The majority of fuel suppliers in the Standard’s region, however, were still serving customers at 10am this morning (Friday), though few could make guarantees about how long this would last if the increased demand continued throughout the weekend.
The following is a summary of the situation at each of the local filling stations.
Tesco, Richmond Drive Skegness
Tesco claims to have ‘plenty of fuel at the moment’ but was uncertain whether it would last the entire weekend as there are no Sunday deliveries. A customer services representative said the least congested times to attend are between 10am and 11.30am during the week but expected the situation to be a lot worse over the weekend.
Morrisons, Wainfleet Road, Skegness
Morrisons is serving fuel and a member of staff said that it was ‘not immediately going to run out’.
Total, Roman Bank, Skegness
Total was still serving fuel by mid-morning today (Friday) but an employee said it was ‘unlikely’ to last the day.
Esso, Burgh Road, Skegness
Esso said it had run out of both diesel and petrol but were expecting a delivery today.
Gulf Service Station, Skegness Road, Ingoldmells
A member of staff said they had both stocks of diesel and petrol and were not expecting to run out.
Storr’s, High Street, Wainfleet
Storr’s supply just diesel and staff said it was expected to be gone by lunch time.
TD Motors, Station Road, Burgh-le-Marsh
Supplies of both diesel and petrol have run out and staff said no deliveries were expected today but hopefully after the weekend.
Bilsby Filling Station and Shop, Alford Road, Bilsby
Staff at the filling station said they had adequate fuel to continue serving customers throughout the weekend.
Archways, High Street, Spilsby
Archways had completely ran out and was unsure when it would be re-stocked as of mid-morning today (Friday)
Partney Filling Station, Partney
The filling station still had fuel but was restricting customers to £30 transactions.
Meanwhile, reports in Boston suggest that only one petrol station in the area had supplies last night but stocks were expected to run out today.