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Some queues - but business largely as usual at Norfolk's petrol stations

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24.09.2021

Cars began queueing up at some forecourts almost as soon as the government urged drivers to "buy fuel as normal".

However, in general it was business as usual at the majority of petrol stations visited on Friday by EDP reporters.

At the BP at Heacham there was a wait of 15 minutes or so for fuel amid a queue of around a dozen or so cars and vans.

The situation may have been made worse by the closure of the nearby Tesco filling station at Hunstanton for building work and holidaymakers worrying whether they had enough in the tank to get home.

Drivers queue for fuel at a filling station on the A149 at Heacham - Credit: Chris Bishop

One worker said despite the surge in demand the pumps were unlikely to run dry because a tanker delivery had topped up supplies.

Elsewhere business was brisk at the Jet on Plumstead Road East in........

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