Scottish shale Scottish shale

Wishaw oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Cambusnethan, County of Lanark
Local authority:
North Lanarkshire


  • 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 leased ground in 1920 from the Caledonian Railway company for the erection of storage tanks in the goods station, Wishaw. See full record 183530 page 132
  • The Secretary reported that Agreements between the Caledonian Railway Company and the Company in respect of ground at Dumfries, to be used as an oil and motor spirit filling depot, at a rent of £72. 7.7. per annum, and in respect of ground at Wishaw South, to be used as an oil and spirit depot at a rent of £128.2.6. per annum, were signed on behalf of the Company by Mr. R.W. Meikle , secretary on 18th November 1920, was confirmed. Meeting of Directors of the Scottish Oil Agency 16th December 1920. See full reference 87241 page 25
  • Agreement between Scottish Oils Ltd and Caledonian Railway over ground for depot at Wishaw goods yard.1921 See 183530 page 109

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