CLOSED UP: The Wallace St service station will be closed temporarily while renovations are underway.
CLOSED UP: The Wallace St service station will be closed temporarily while renovations are underway.

Major developments start at Warwick servo

EAGER-EYED motorists driving may have noticed United Petroleum has closed, with the existing store gutted and barricades in place.

But the closure is far from bad news for the store, which will has shut to undergo a much anticipated transformation into a Pie Face outlet.

With new pumps and a partnership with the Sydney-based Pie Face franchise, manager Umer Farooq couldn't be more excited for the future.

"It's very flash," he said.

"Everything is new there."

Mr Farooq took over management of both the Wallace St and Helene St fuel stations six months ago and said the renovations were part of an already-shifting attitude towards customer service.

He said he was particularly excited for what the introduction of Pie Face would mean to residents.

"We already have better service, from when we took over site and now there will be fresh pies and doughnuts, better than McDonald's," he said.

Plans to redevelop began in April, and Mr Farooq said customers could expect their rebuild to last six months.

United began rolling out Pie Face into sites in 2017, after the company bought the fast food business when it went into administration in 2014.



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