Broughton Lubricants is a family owned oil and lubricants distribution business, specialising in the supply of products manufactured by BP Castrol.
The company is proud to have been an authorised distributor of Castrol products since 1979. Castrol were acquired by BP in 2000 and in 2005 the range of products offered by the company was expanded further with the addition of the full range of BP products. The rapid growth in the number of products stored led to the company investing in a new warehouse storage facility in the nearby town of Clitheroe. In April 2007 the company joined forces with Hermon Hodge Ltd (known by its trading name as Ribble Fuel Oils), another North-West based family firm which has specialized in the supply of bulk fuel oil for over 40 years. The Whitebirk offices and fuel depot were closed at this time and the fuel oil operation was transferred to Ribble Fuel Oil's larger depot at Preston.
During 2009 Merseyside based Ormskirk Oils was also acquired and merged with the Geo. Broughton operation. Such was the overall growth in sales it soon became apparent that the business would quickly outgrow the new Clitheroe premises and a search began for a new larger warehouse. During 2010 a suitable site was identified in Preston and the move of both offices and warehouse to this central location was completed in February 2011.
To coincide with the re-locatiion the new larger lubricants divisions has undergone an overhaul of the Geo. Broughton brand identity. The fresh new mark and typeface is reflective of the modern, dynamic and responsive company of today, whilst retaining the essence of our heritage and experience within the industry. The company name itself has also had a small but significant change removing the â€˜Geo.â€™ reference so that on all materials from branded stationery to truck livery and website we now carry the new identity and are known as Broughton Lubricants