Sponsors of the home ground of League One football team Rochdale, this Bury firm supplies diesel, red diesel, heating oil and lubricants to businesses and homes in Britain. It also supplies emergency fuel and mains gas, as well as installing gas, electricity and water connections. Matthew Greensmith, 44 — grandson of the founder Harry Greensmith — is managing director. Turnover tracked the oil price, rising 19% to an annualised £144.6m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank215
CompanyCrown Oil
ActivityFuel and lubricant distributor
LocationBury
Sales £m†144.6
Operating profit £m†5.6
Main shareholdersGreensmith family (100%)
Staff258
Founded1977
Websitewww.crownoiluk.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda