Crown Oil supplies diesel, red diesel, heating oil and lubricants to homes and businesses in Britain. The Lancashire family-owned firm has now opened a southern depot, which trades as Speedy Fuels & Lubricants. Matthew Greensmith, 40 — grandson of the founder Harry — is managing director.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank163
CompanyCrown Oil
ActivityFuel and lubricant distributor
LocationBury
Sales £m188.4
Operating profit £m5.9
Main shareholdersGreensmith family (100%)
Staff147
Founded1977
Websitewww.crownoiluk.com

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