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Greenock oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Greenock, County of Renfrew
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Recorded (1934) as a Scottish Oils & Shell Mex depot, Petrol Distributors, Carwood St. Greenock.


  • Oil tanks, presumably associated with railway sidings, recorded as installed by the Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd, see 183530 page 137.
  • Scottish Oil Agency Ltd signed agreement with LMS Railway for pipeline facilities at Greenock (Cartsdyke) depot in 1927. See full record 183530 page 79
  • Feu contract dated 1926 for land on which to erect tanks for the storage of motor spirit, burning oils and other buildings at Carwood St. Greenock.See full record 183530 page 89
  • Disposition by The Scottish Oil Agency, Ltd. in favour of Shell-Mex and B.P Ltd. of subjects at Mintlaw, Huntly, Aberdeen (Pittodrie Street), Dysart, Dundee (India Buildings) Glasgow (Craigpark Street), Paisley, Greenock and Stornoway . Minute of Director's meeting of the Scottish Oil Agency, January 1933. See full reference 87241 page 179

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