Online Lubricants Ltd was established in 1994 based on the Gulf Oil Blending plant at Silver-town in London Docklands.
Online Lubricants moved to North Woolwich and became the London Distributor for Total Lubricants and the UK distributor for Chevron products.
Significant supplies for the Millennium Dome during the construction phase.
When a larger depot was needed, Online Lubricants moved to Barking (Renwick Road) and was growing at a rapid rate.
A further 7 years saw the business outgrow the site and this prompted the move to the current warehouse on River Road in Barking.
We began to distribute Petro-Canada Lubricants and rapidly became one of their ‘World Class Distributor Partners’.
Online Lubricants became an authorised supplier for the Crossrail project.
Online Lubricants proudly became the shirt sponsor of Barking Rugby Club and have continued to sponsor the club since.
Continuous growth meant that we were able to add a second depot in Waltham Abbey where our Sales Team then moved to.
Online Lubricants was awarded a Bronze FORS accreditation in 2014. Since then our fleet has maintained a FORS accreditation and are currently a silver member.
Linelube, our own brand of oil, was introduced and have rapidly grown in popularity.
We became Total’s ‘Distributor of the Year‘ and have long been their Key Lubricants Distributor for London and the South East.
Online Lubricants began supplying the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.
Following a further 3 successful years and starting to see more customers using us based in the Norfolk and Suffolk areas we added another depot in Thetford.
We were awarded ‘Business of the Year’ and won another two awards for ‘Best Growth’ and ‘Best Use of Digital Innovation’ at the Barking & Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
We became a sponsor for our local football club – Dagenham & Redbridge FC.
Online Lubricants becomes Carbon-Neutral in Operations and partners with Tree-Nation to plant trees and offset carbon.
Growth continues! We opened up our fourth depot in Great Yarmouth in February.
Online Lubricants won Family Business of the Year at the FSB Small Business Awards 2022.