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Paisley oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Paisley, County of Renfrewshire
Local authority:
Current status of site:
Remains in use as an oil depot

Recorded (1937) as a Scottish Oils & Shell Mex depot, Hawkhead Rd., Paisley.


  • Scottish Oil Agency Ltd signed agreement with LMS Railway for pipeline facilities at Paisley depot in 1927. See full record 183530 page 79
  • Feu dated 1927 of land in Ralston, bounded on the west by Hawkhead Road for erection of a motor spirit depot. See full record 183530 page 93
  • 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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