The Darwen-based Issas started buying and upgrading old petrol stations in 2001. Their company Euro Garages made an £8.5m profit on £438.5m sales in 2012-13. It's now reckoned to be the fastest growing petrol retailer in the UK.
Activity: Petrol Stations
Latest turnover: £438m
Five-year rise in turnover: 81%
No. of employees: 1377
Five-year rise in employment: 163%