Sheffield fuel shortage: live Monday updates amidst petrol crisis and price hike

Here are the latest news and updates relating to which petrol stations are closed and where to get fuel near you.

Monday, 4th October 2021, 1:19 pm

Despite being warned that panic buying would only worsen the fuel shortage situation, petrol stations across Sheffield have seen a surge of motorists filling up their tanks.

As a result, petrol stations in Sheffield have been experiencing supply problems, with availability of diesel and petrol varying at different locations around the city.

The UK is estimated to be short 100,000 HGV drivers, with shortages exacerbated by the pandemic and Brexit.

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Sheffield is experiencing 'panic-buying' of motor fuel as a shortage of lorry drivers on Covid and Brexit fallout could reportedly see the government use the army to make deliveries. Photo by: BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps discouraged drivers from panic buying petrol, advising them to “carry on as usual”.

Police have issued a plea for people to stop panic buying petrol, fearing otherwise police officers will not be able to get to work.

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If you have tips relating to petrol stations in Sheffield, email [email protected]

Sheffield drivers have been impacted by petrol shortages over the weekend as a result of panic buying and supply shortages.

Sheffield fuel shortage LIVE: where has petrol near me and which petrol stations are closed?

Last updated: Tuesday, 05 October, 2021, 08:48

Where can I still get diesel in Sheffield?

These Sheffield petrol stations were open at the time of writing and still had diesel supplies:

Shell petrol station, Herries Road - BP, Bramall Lane (but only Ultimate) - BP, Greenland Road - Texaco, Ecclesall Road - Texaco, Penistone Road (£25 limit) - Sainsbury’s, Meadowhall Road - Sainsbury’s, Archer Road (getting a petrol delivery today) - Morrisons, Penistone Road - Morrisons, Meadowhead - Morrisons, Catcliffe - ASDA, Handsworth Road - Shell, Handsworth Road.

Where can I still get petrol in Sheffield?

These Sheffield petrol stations were open at 9am this morning and still had petrol supplies:

BP, Bramall Lane (but only Ultimate) - BP, Sheffield Road - Texaco, Ecclesall Road - BP, Greenland Road - CO-OP petrol station, Birley Moor Road - Shell petrol station, Greenland Road (£30 limit) - JET petrol station, Bradfield Road - Texaco, Penistone Road (£25 limit) - Sainsbury’s, Meadowhall Road - Morrisons, Penistone Road - Morrisons, Meadowhead - Morrisons, Catcliffe - Shell, Handsworth Road.

Uber services not directly impacted by fuel shortages

There has been no direct impact from petrol shortages on Uber service, with the same number of cars on the app yesterday and today as there were during the same period last week.

Drivers have told the company that it is taking a bit longer to fill up but they are finding places and can continue driving.

An Uber spokesperson said: “There has been no direct impact on the service. We are however monitoring the situation closely and continue to speak with drivers who hope it is resolved quickly.”

Which Sheffield petrol stations still have no fuel available?

These petrol stations all confirmed that they had run out of fuel at the time of writing:

Texaco, Ecclesall Road Sainsbury’s, Crystal Peaks BP, Retford Road Shell, Carlisle Street BP, Greenland Road (only red diesel) JET, Northfield Road ESSO Tesco, Fulwood Road TEXACO, East Bank Road CO-OP, Worksop Road BP, Leppings Lane

Where can I still get diesel in Sheffield?

These Sheffield petrol stations were open at the time of writing and still had diesel supplies:

Shell petrol station, Herries Road BP, Bramall Lane BP, Sheffield Road CO-OP petrol station, Birley Moor Road Shell petrol station, Greenland Road Sainsbury’s, Meadowhall Road Morrisons, Penistone Road Morrisons, Meadowhead Morrisons, Catcliffe

Where can I still get petrol in Sheffield?

A petrol station forecourt is marked with traffic cones signalling there is a fuel shortage

These Sheffield petrol stations were open at the time of writing this afternoon and still had petrol supplies:

BP, Bramall Lane Texaco, Burncross Road (but says it will run out soon) BP, Sheffield Road CO-OP petrol station, Birley Moor Road Shell petrol station, Greenland Road (£30 limit) JET petrol station, Bradfield Road Texaco, Penistone Road Sainsbury’s, Archer Road Sainsbury’s, Meadowhall Road Morrisons, Penistone Road Morrisons, Meadowhead Morrisons, Catcliffe

Which petrol stations in Sheffield still have no fuel?

There is still no fuel available at Texaco, Bannercross.

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Which petrol stations are open in Sheffield today?

The Star has contacted a number of stations in Sheffield this morning (Tuesday, September 28) which previously said they had no petrol to check on the current situation.

It found that a number of those which yesterday said they had run out have now had a delivery and are back open with fresh supplies.

Texaco on Penistone Road confirmed it now has petrol, and Sainsbury’s on Archer Road said it was expecting a delivery before 9am and petrol should be available from around 10am.

Bramall Lane petrol station is open and not very busy, as is Esso on Ecclesall Road.

Every unleaded pump is open and there are no queues on City Road, however there is no diesel available.

Jet at Crookes reopened last night but was sold out of petrol, with diesel limited to £35 per customer.

Petrol stations in Sheffield are experiencing shortages of petrol and diesel due to a shortage of HGV lorry drivers.

Sheffield petrol crisis: South Yorkshire emergency services’ response times not impacted by fuel crisis

South Yorkshire’s police, fire and ambulance crews’ ability to respond to emergencies has not been affected by the recent ‘petrol shortage’.

Police and fire services in South Yorkshire say they have not been affected by the ‘fuel shortage’. Picture by: Richard Ponter.

Twitter user shares Sheffield locations that are out of petrol today

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