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Edinburgh - Morrison St. oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Edinburgh, County of Edinburgh
Local authority:
City of Edinburgh

Recorded (1937) as a Scottish Oils & Shell Mex depot, LMS railway sidings, Morrison St. Edinburgh


  • The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd obtained a lease from the Caledonian Railway Co., dated 1920, of 1341 sq. yds. at No. 10 siding, Morrison St. mineral depot to be used for storage tanks, a can filling shed, store and garage. Electric lights may be installed. See full record 183530 page 114.
  • Listed in the 1925 Edinburgh postal directory as "The Caledonian cattle siding, Morrison St."
  • The Scottish Oil Agency (Ltd) appealed against the valuation of £235 in respect to the office, motor car house, sheds, and tanks at 189 Morrison Street and asked that it be reduced to £70..... The bulk of the works were erected in 1920. The Scotsman, 21st September 1922

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