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Former glory: This stunning art-deco petrol station in West Sussex has been converted into luxury apartments after being ignored for 40 years #cool #retro

Pumped full of character: Listed art-deco garage restored and converted into flats after falling into disrepair

Manor House Garage - This striking art-deco petrol station in West Sussex was built in 1934 and then left to decay after it closed in the Now restored to its former glory it offers luxury flats with a petrol pump view.

Hitting the open road this summer and need to budget for gas? AAA will calculate the cost for you! #roadtrip

Hitting the open road this summer and need to budget for gas? AAA will calculate the cost for you!

Unloved: The Manor Road Garage was built in the art-deco style in 1934 but it closed in the 1970s and was left abandoned for four decades

Pumped full of character: Listed art-deco garage restored and converted into flats after falling into disrepair

Unloved: The Manor Road Garage was built in the art-deco style in 1934 but it closed in the and was left abandoned for four decades

Esso petrol station

midcenturymodernfreak: “Dutch architect Willem Marinus Dudok designed this standard petrol station commissioned by Esso in It also served as an ice cream parlor at one time.

Scotland petrol pumps Shell

Zoom-in to the petrol pump at a faded Shell petrol station in the Scottish Highlands

Petrol Station #retro #old

Petrol Station #retro #old

Without the filling station our cars would go nowhere, and one of the earliest stations to open in London was this Anglo-American Oil Company one on the Euston Road in 1922. The kiosk and pumps are unmistakable, though the sweep of the route through is not something we see often today. This picture was taken by Bedford Lemere whose work is now held by English Heritage.

In pictures: Landscape or carscape?

Without the filling station our cars would go nowhere, and one of the earliest stations to open in London was this Anglo-American Oil Company one on the Euston Road in 1922. The kiosk and pumps are unmistakable, though the sweep of the route through is not something we see often today. This picture was taken by Bedford Lemere whose work is now held by English Heritage.

Japanese petrol station by Nada*, via Flickr

Japanese petrol station by Nada*, via Flickr

Today's petrol stations are, much like the cars on the road, seemingly all the same, yet that was not always the case. This Eliot-Noyes designed Mobil Pegasus canopies station on the A6 at Leicester is perhaps the last example of its kind, and seen here in Esso branding following their takeover of Mobil.

In pictures: Landscape or carscape?

Eliot-Noyes designed Mobil Pegasus canopies station on the at Leicester

An old disused petrol station on a deserted Oklahoma highway

An old disused petrol station on a deserted Oklahoma highway

Old petrol station

Derelict forecourts: Petrol stations across the country are shutting down at some pace - what is fuelling the closures?

Petrol station in Scotland

The petrol station is situated in Burrell Street, Comrie.

Petrol Station by Documentally, via Flickr

Petrol Station by Documentally, via Flickr

The Kings Cross Filling Station

The King’s Cross Filling Station by Carmody Groarke. The group have transformed an abandoned canal-side petrol station in north London into a temporary restaurant and events space with fluted walls.


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