End Of An Era

Residents and seasoned travellers alike were surprised, late last month, to find that their much-loved ‘Jagers BP’ was temporarily closed for fuel, refreshments and meals. The reason? South Australia’s largest privately owned employer closed the premises for provisional refurbishment.

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Although known to many for some years that Peregrine Corporation’s ‘On The Run’ had purchased the well known and respected service station, it still came as a surprise to many how quickly things changed.

With rumours and comment rife within the district, some have heard that OTR is considering closing the station or even installing a colossal deck area to the rear of Jagers Restaurant for customers to enjoy 180 degree views of the mighty River Murray.

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With this in mind we asked Peregrine Corporation the following;

  • Has OTR retained the well trained and friendly staff at Jagers BP?
  • What future plans does OTR have for the site?

A spokesperson for OTR said:

  • “OTR offered employment to every single employee at Jagers BP Tailem Bend”.
  • “We would like to upgrade the store sometime next year and we are presently working through our plans, including offerings, for the site”.

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