About Us

Follow our journey...

1994

Online Lubricants Ltd was established in 1994 based on the Gulf Oil Blending plant at Silver-town in London Docklands.

1996

Online Lubricants moved to North Woolwich and became the London Distributor for Total Lubricants and the UK distributor for Chevron products.

2000

Significant supplies for the Millennium Dome during the construction phase.

2001

When a larger depot was needed, Online Lubricants moved to Barking (Renwick Road) and was growing at a rapid rate.

2008

A further 7 years saw the business outgrow the site and this prompted the move to the current warehouse on River Road in Barking.

2009

We began to distribute Petro-Canada Lubricants and rapidly became one of their ‘World Class Distributor Partners’.

2010

Online Lubricants became an authorised supplier for the Crossrail project.

2012

Online Lubricants proudly became the shirt sponsor of Barking Rugby Club and have continued to sponsor the club since.

2014

Continuous growth meant that we were able to add a second depot in Waltham Abbey where our Sales Team then moved to.

2014

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.

2015

Linelube, our own brand of oil, was introduced and have rapidly grown in popularity.

2015

We became Total’s ‘Distributor of the Year‘ and have long been their Key Lubricants Distributor for London and the South East.

2016

Online Lubricants began supplying the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

2017

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.

2019

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.

2019

We became a sponsor for our local football club – Dagenham & Redbridge FC.

2020

Online Lubricants becomes Carbon-Neutral in Operations and partners with Tree-Nation to plant trees and offset carbon.

2021

Growth continues! We opened up our fourth depot in Great Yarmouth in February.

2022

Online Lubricants won Family Business of the Year at the FSB Small Business Awards 2022.

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