Petrol prices rising in Suffolk

Petrol prices for motorists in Suffolk are continuing to rise, the latest Evening Star petrol survey has revealed.The survey of 14 petrol stations around Suffolk has shown that several petrol stations have recently put up fuel prices.

Petrol prices for motorists in Suffolk are continuing to rise, the latest Evening Star petrol survey has revealed.

The survey of 14 petrol stations around Suffolk has shown that several petrol stations have recently put up fuel prices.

This can only get worse as the coming war with Iraq forces up crude oil prices.

Shell has just put up the price of unleaded by 2p a litre and diesel by 1p a litre. BP has put up the price of diesel and LRP (lead replacement fuel) by 1p a litre. Sainsburys has also put up its prices since Christmas.

Around Ipswich you can now expect to pay around 75.2ppl for unleaded, 76.6ppl for diesel and 79.9ppl for LRP.

Simon Woodings, the AA spokesman for East Anglia, said: "The talk of possible conflict with Iraq and the petrol workers strike in Venezuela has sent prices soaring over Christmas by 2, 3 or 4 pence per litre. This has hit rural motorists in East Anglia hard as they have to travel further to get their petrol and as there is less competition about.

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The cheapest places to go in Ipswich are the Shell Ranelagh on London Road and the Sainsbury's station on Hadleigh Road.

In Stowmarket the cheapest are the Stowmarket Service Station on Combs Ford or the Stowupland Service Station on Church Road.

While in Felixstowe, the cheapest are the BP Express in the Felixstowe Dock Service Area, Anzani Avenue and in Woodbridge, the Shell garage on Grove Road.

Bixley Road Service Station, Bixley Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 77.9

LRP: 81.9

Diesel: 78.9

BP Express, Felixstowe Dock Shopping Area, Anzani Avenue, Felixstowe

Unleaded: 74.9

LRP: n/a

Diesel: 76.9

BP Express, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 75.9

Diesel: 76.9

Fina Beacon Hill Service Station, Norwich Road, Coddenham, Ipswich

Unleaded: 74.9

LRP: 78.9

Diesel: 75.9

Haynings Service Station, Saxmundham Road, Woodbridge

Unleaded: 76.9

4 Star: 79

Diesel: 78.9

Haven Service Station, Dock Road, Felixstowe

Unleaded: 75

LRP: 76.5

Diesel: 76

NPM Services, London Road, Capel St. Mary, Ipswich

Unleaded: 75.9

LRP: 76.9

Diesel: 79.9

Sainsburys, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 74.9

Diesel: 74.9

Shell Ranelagh, London Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 74.9

Diesel: 74.9

Shell UK, 24 Grove Road, Woodbridge

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 77.9

Diesel: 75.9

Station Garage, Burrell Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 78.9

Diesel: 74.9

Sterling Motor Group, Nacton Road, Ipswich

Unleaded: 73.9

LRP: 75.9

Diesel: 75.9

Sterling Motor Group, Stowmarket Service Station, Church Road, Stowupland, Stowmarket

Unleaded: 74.4

LRP: n/a

Diesel: 75.9

Stowupland Service Station, Combs Ford, Stowmarket

Unleaded: 74.4

LRP: 78.9

Diesel: 75.9

Tothill Services Ltd, Tothill Garage, Tothill, Stowmarket

Unleaded: 75.9

LRP: 79.9

Diesel: 76.9

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