Oil Co-op

Gayles, Dalton & Kirby Hill/Whashton operate individual Oil Co-ops and combine for ordering to get the best price. Each is run by volunteers.

To read a bit of history check the D&G Village Hall website
tl:dr … started in 2012 by 3 Gayles residents, the scheme proved such a success that Dalton & Kirby Hill/Whashton joined in.
45 out of 56 homes with oil fired central heating in Gayles are now members of the Co-op.

Join the Co-op to save money and hassle (£112 saving for a 1500 litre drop in December 2020)

1. Reduction in price paid per litre
2. No individual haggling
3. Reduced tanker traffic through the village
4. Individual bills via email
5. Your contract is with the oil supplier

1. Minimum order of 500 litres
2. Fixed times for ordering in the year – dates are below

Complete the form here (or download, print and complete) and send to the oil co-op
The oil co-op will contact you by email before the next delivery date
You tell them how much oil you want (see minimum order above)
You will receive a confirmation email and a date for delivery of the oil

Please note:

There will only be a 2 month interval between orders in winter, but a 4 month interval in summer.

Season Spring Summer Autumn Winter Spring
Year 2024 2024 2024 2024 2025
Orders start 26 January 26 April 23 August 29 November 31 January
Duration (mths) 3 4 3 2 3

Oil order Dates for 2024

Send out email: 26th January 2024
Close of oil orders: 2nd February 2024
Oil ordering on: 5th February 2024

Send out email: 26th April 2024

Close of oil orders: 3th May 2024

Oil ordering on: 6th May 2024

Send out email: 23rd August 2024

Close of oil orders: 30th August 2024

Oil ordering on: 2nd September 2024

Send out email: 29th November 2024

Close of oil orders: 6th December 2024

Oil ordering on: 9th December 2024

Send out email: 31st January 2025

Close of oil orders: 7th February 2025

Oil ordering on: 10th February 2025


Download the following forms to join the oil co-op or to order oil

Gayles Oil Coop membership form

Order form Gayles Oil Co-op

You will need to either print out these forms or use a suitable PDF program on your computer (Adobe Acrobat or PDF Expert). To save time, fill in the order form and save the file. For the next oil order, just change the amount needed and email the updated order form.

Contact Ian Roberts at gaylesoilcoop@gmail.com