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I have my business verified twice either side of a road

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First of all, many thanks for any help offered. I have just begun looking into the Google review side of our business and I have realised that the business has been verified twice either side of a small side road (having checked on map maker) . One of the verified businesses is in the correct position and has more reviews, the other is in the wrong place and has only one review. How do I go about removing the duplicated verified business? I assume the additional business was verified by mistake, and I am unsure which email account it would be linked with.


Incorrect Verified Business


Correct Verified Business


Many Thanks


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Re: I have my business verified twice either side of a road

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@Leigh C


while I get one verified listing with your first link 


Incorrect Verified Business

I don't get any listing at all with your second link

Correct Verified Business


But I get in MapMaker two listings:

The MOT & Service Centre

The MOT and Service Centre
and according their phone and website both seem obvious duplicates.
Have you reported to Google the one listing you are not managing in your dashboard as your business already as duplicate?
Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile

Re: I have my business verified twice either side of a road

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I have contacted Google and I have had the duplicated business removed.

I now have another issue. When I type into google "The MOT *and *Service
Centre" (which is the exact wording/spelling of the verified business) it
doesnt find the business review section. When I type "The MOT *& *Service
centre" it finds the business. I dont understand how this works? How can I
make it so that the review section appears when I type the business name
into google both ways i.e. with the word 'and' and with the symbol '&'?