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Yorkshire Oils are your local red diesel suppliers with years of experience supplying the construction and agricultural industries.

Whether you need a bulk purchase or 20 litre drums, you can rely on us to get it there when you need it.

Need a consistent supply?

Choose our top-up service so you’ll never run out of red diesel again.

Sectors we supply

We supply a wide portfolio of companies working in the following sectors:

  • Construction
  • Demolition
  • Piling
  • Recycling
  • Wind Farms
  • Civils / Groundworks
  • Civil Engineering
  • Remediation
  • Farming

Areas we cover

We are specialists at supplying Red Diesel to sites across North, South, East and West Yorkshire.

Yorkshire MapCurrently, we supply or have supplied, red diesel to a wide range of customers in and around:

  • York
  • Huddersfield
  • Wakefield
  • Sheffield
  • Barnsley
  • Halifax
  • Hull
  • Leeds
  • Bradford
  • Middlesbrough
  • Doncaster
  • Thirsk

Top up service

Want to avoid running out of Gas Oil?

Choose our “Top-Up” delivery service to avoid costly machine downtime.

Simply, let us know how often you need a delivery and the volume required. Then, leave the rest to us.

We’ll organise deliveries on the agreed days and consistently coordinate with your site managers, so you’ll never run out of fuel again.

Should you use more than expected, tell us and we will arrange either extra deliveries or increase your fuel order on the next allotted delivery.

What is Red Diesel?

Red diesel is a low duty fuel for use in non-road going vehicles, plant machinery or home heating systems.

It does go by a few other names:

  • Gas oil
  • 35 Second Oil
  • Plant Diesel
  • Agricultural Diesel
  • Tractor Diesel
  • Cherry oil

The red colour comes from a special dye which allows Customs and Excise to identify when and where red diesel has been used and trace the origins of supply.

VAT on Red Diesel

The VAT paid on single orders below 2300 litres is 5%. Unfortunately, anything over this limit must be charged at 20% VAT.

What is red diesel used for?

Red diesel is used in a range of construction machinery and agricultural equipment.Construction Site

A few examples being:

  • Plant Machinery – Cranes, excavators, diggers, dumpers, bulldozers, telescopic handlers, forklift trucks, Road rollers.
  • Industrial Heating – furnaces, schools, churches, large residential blocks, interruptible mains gas sites, recycling plants.
  • Agricultural Machines – Tractors, diggers, combine harvesters, balers, mowers.
  • Power Generation – Diesel generators, fire sprinkler systems, refrigeration unit

Why choose Yorkshire Oils?

When you order your red diesel through us, you’ll get quality customer service that takes the time to understand your needs. Rest assured, we’ll work with you every step of the way to ensure that you’ll get your diesel at times to best suit you.

20 Litre drums of Red Diesel

Run out of gas oil? Need only a small amount of red diesel?

Call and collect one of our 20 litre drums from our home on Rabbit Hill Business Park.


We can help you save money on heating oil for your home


We provide home heating oil to our customers throughout Yorkshire. We offer a friendly & reliable service with experienced tanker drivers. Please contact us if you would like a quote for your home heating oil, business, or farm. In addition to providing a range of fuels, we can also provide you with: