Where you can buy fuel in Hull and how much…

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Where you can buy fuel in Hull and how much it costs – live updates
2021-09-29 07:26:00
We are at Hull's petrol stations this morning as experts say fuel shortages could last another month after five days of panic buying. Boris Johnson said he was making preparations to deal with potential problems until “Christmas and beyond” and experts say it could take another four weeks to get back to normal. Read more on that here. Average fuel prices have risen with petrol now 135.19p per litre. Read more on that here. Hull residents have been asked to avoid panic buying to prevent disruption to emergency services, local police and ambulance services have said. A Humberside Police spokesperson said there was “no fuel shortage” in the area and urged drivers to carry on as normal as queues at petrol stations could delay emergency services. Read more here. We'll bring you all the latest updates below on where you can buy fuel in Hull on Wednesday and how much petrol stations are charging as well as your traffic updates. Follow live updates on the fuel situation in Hull in our blog below. 08:53Keith PhillipsPetrol and diesel available on Hessle RoadAsda on Hessle Road, Hull has petrol and diesel on Wednesday. (Image: Hull Live / Harry Ingham)Asda on Hessle Road has petrol and diesel available to drivers on Wednesday morning.Not all the pumps were open however when Hull Live visited.Asda on Hessle Road on Wednesday with a £30 cap at the pumps. (Image: Hull Live / Harry Ingham)A £30 cap on fuel was still in place but queues were small.The head of a fuel supplier has predicted the UK is over the worst of the shortage at petrol pumps.James Spencer, managing director at Portland Fuel, said, “Lots of people have filled up their tanks now, so you might actually see a dip in demand and the replenishment of fuel at petrol stations is a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week job, so as we speak the petrol stations are being replenished.“To a certain extent that hasn’t been helped by all the queues at the petrol stations because all of the tankers have not been able to get in.”08:41Keith Phillips’Worst of crisis over’The head of a fuel supplier has predicted the UK is over the worst of the shortage at petrol pumps.Sainsburys petrol station in Hessle is busy on Tuesday. (Image: Hull Live)James Spencer, managing director at Portland Fuel, said: “The original crisis – if you want to call it that – was caused by 25 to 30 petrol stations closing down near the south coast.“It was never a particularly major crisis in the first place, obviously then there was the panic buying, sales at forecourts went up by 500% over the weekend.“Lot of people have filled up their tanks now, so you might actually see a dip in demand and the replenishment of fuel at petrol stations is a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week job, so as we speak the petrol stations are being replenished.Panic buying at Hull and East Yorkshire petrol stations at the weekend (Image: Submitted)“To a certain extent that hasn’t been helped by all the queues at the petrol stations because all of the tankers have not been able to get in.”He added: “I would probably have to say there is a minor supply problem which is related to a shortage in tanker drivers. The shortage of tanker drivers is nothing like as acute as the shortage of general haulage drivers.”08:34Keith PhillipsOperation Escalin: Leconfield’s little-known role amid Britain’s fuel crisisAn armed forces insider says personnel at Normandy Barracks in Leconfield are on “immediate” standby under a plan to keep Britain moving.The Driver Training Squadron at Leconfield trains Armed Forces personnel in civilian vehicles (Image: Hull Daily Mail)The source, with knowledge of the Driver Training Squadron, which is based at the East Yorkshire military facility, explained how staff there are playing a key role under Operation Escalin.The source explained to Hull Live that this operation is not something

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