The Roadking Cannock truckstop – also known as The Hollies – is under new ownership.

The facility has been acquired by Certas Energy Roadside Services. 

Furthermore, the deal will bring together SNAP Account, fuel cards and retail experience to the site.

As a result, Certas Energy says it will offer a ‘safer, easier and more seamless experience’ for drivers.

The Roadking Cannock truckstop includes a café, truck park and coach services.

Situated near the M6’s J12, the site is the oldest truckstop in the UK. 

Also, it is viewed as an institution within the transport industry.

Therefore, it was seen by Certas Energy as a site with lots of potential.

Importantly, it will be the first truck stop operated by the Certas Energy.

The company is the largest independent distributor of fuel and lubricants in the UK.

As a result, it already has a 24-hour HGV refuelling bunker on the site. 

Meanwhile, the acquisition is set to enhance the SNAP Account HGV parking network.

Currently, the network boasts more than 300 truck parking and washing locations around the UK and mainland Europe.

Richard Billington, Certas Energy Roadside Services’ MD, was delighted to announce the news.

“The acquisition of Hollies Cannock allows us to bring all of our Roadside Services under a single banner.  

“In addition, we are delighted to expand our SNAP Account facilities, fuel card and retail facilities across this popular, long standing site. 

“We look forward to working with all at the facilities”

Responding, Nick Whatmore, Roadking’s director, said he was “very proud” of the Roadking Cannock truckstop team.

“I see a big future for the business that will be both beneficial to customers and staff. 

“Also, Certas Energy has many high-quality resources. 

“Therefore, it will continue to improve facilities at the oldest and best truck stop in the land.”