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This company runs a fleet of 250 distinctive red tankers that deliver fuel to domestic, industrial and agricultural customers. Founded in 1957 by the late Tony Watson, the firm has expanded under the leadership of his 58-year-old son, also called Tony, to become a leading independent fuel business, with 40 depots across England and Wales. Sales, which include fuel duty, exceeded £1bn for the first time in the year to April 2012.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank53
CompanyWatson Petroleum
ActivityFuel distributor
LocationWiltshire
Sales £m1,041
Profit £m9
Year endApr 12
Principal shareholdersWatson family (100%)
Staff690
Founded1957
Websitewww.watsonfuels.co.uk

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