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of Central House, Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1, storage of petroleum fuels and distributors
1920 Established at Trafford Park, Manchester, and Preston
1931 Increase in price of Cleveland Winter blend.
c.1931 Public company
1937 Petroleum distributors.
1937 Lubricating oil and grease manufacturers. "Iceberg" Oils and Greases. 
1954 Esso increased its holding in the company
1973 Both the Esso and Cleveland names continued in use until 1973, when the Cleveland filling stations were re-branded as Esso.