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Ayr oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of St. Quivox, County of Ayr
Local authority:
South Ayrshire

Recorded (1934) as a Scottish Oils & Shell Mex depot, Tam's Brigg, Ayr.


  • Oil tanks, presumably associated with railway sidings, recorded as installed by the Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd, see 183530 page 137.
  • The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd agreed the lease of land at Tam's brig railway sidings, Newton-on-Ayr, in 1918 for the storage and handling of petroleum spirit in bulk.See full record 183530 page 125.
  • The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd agreed a supplimentary lease in 1923 for a piece of ground at Tam's Brig for a motor spirit depot. See full record 183530 page 34.
  • AGREEMENT. -It was reported that on 8th January, 1926, Minute of Agreement in duplicate between the Scottish Oil Agency, Ltd.and Shell-Mex, Ltd., providing for Shell-Mex, Ltd. to have the right to connect a drain from their depot at Ayr to the drain put in by the Agency for their depot, in consideration of payment therefor of £75, was executed on behalf of the Company, which was confirmed. Meeting of Directors of the Scottish Oil Agency Ltd 26th January 1926. See full record 215265

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