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Sponsors of the home ground of League One football team Rochdale, this Bury firm supplies diesel, heating oil and lubricants to businesses and homes. It also supplies emergency fuel and mains gas. Matthew Greensmith, 45 — grandson of the founder Harry Greensmith — is managing director. Last year it acquired London-based Birlem Oil, and Beesley Fuels in the West Midlands, both for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
CompanyCrown Oil
ActivityFuel and lubricant distributor
Sales £m197.5
Operating profit £m10
Main shareholders

Greensmith family (100%)


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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda