Autumn is here – time to check your oil tanks

Whether you use kerosene, diesel or HVO for heating commercial warehouse space heaters, grain dryers, timber dryers, or domestic boilers, you will almost certainly have an oil tank on site. These humble tanks, often taken for granted, do need checking and maintenance from time to time especially in the commercial, industrial or agricultural sectors. What’s […]

Fuel storage and dispensing – latest news

Government defers ban on oil heating On 20th September the UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, gave a speech which made some sweeping changes to the timeline of carbon reduction targets. One of the most significant was the fact that oil boilers will still be available up to 2035, for off-grid homes. And even then, you […]

Maintenance of fuel tanks – time for Spring cleaning?

Spring Clean your Fuel Tank Now is a good time to check your fuel tank over and give it a spring clean. Cleaning down the outside will enable you to see if there is any weather damage, such as splits in plastic tanks; paint chipping off or rust appearing on steel tanks. For steel tanks […]

Are you worried that prices will rise after Brexit?

What will happen after Brexit? It is not an unfounded worry.  After all we are all wondering what will happen.  None of us have been through this before, and nobody can say for sure what will happen to the economy. We have preBrexit prices on our tanks, with some tanks on offer.  Have a look […]

Take advantage of the low fuel prices, buy oil now.

Do you need a bigger tank – the oil prices are at a low just now . . Summer is traditionally the time of year that you can get bargain prices for your heating oil.   Best time to get a bulk load in ready for after the summer, and winter sets in again (although we […]

Flaming June? we hope not . . .

MAKE SURE YOUR TANK IS UP TO DATE AND SAFE We sell both steel and plastic oil tanks. Tanks-UK have years of experience to help you find just what you are looking for: safe and legal tanks to store you heating oil.  For peace of mind phone 01953 889231 for advice on the best way […]

Oil Prices – set for further change?

November 2018 saw global oil prices down by 20% or so – the biggest monthly slide in more than 10 years. Cornelia Meyer, chief executive of Meyer Resources, told the Today Programme that “a month ago everyone was pumping oil as hard as they could because of worries about the Iran sanctions but then there […]

1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation

Case Study: 1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation, Herefordshire. Project Brief: Tanks-UK were asked to replace a 2000 litre steel single skin tank 2ft wide x 8ft long x 7ft high. Due to the space constraints we recommended a Harlequin 1400 litre super slimline bunded Diamond tank. Main Project Requirements:  Drain down and remove existing special build […]

*Double Diamond Offer* – 1,400L & 1,650L Diamond Tanks

We are pleased to announce the Harlequin “Double Diamond” tanks offer for November and December!   The 1,400 litre (320 gallons), and the 1650 litre (350 gallons) Harlequin Bunded Diamond Tanks are on offer until the close of 2018. These Diamond oil tanks are best suited for awkward installations, especially the 1,400 Litre tank as […]

Bunded Oil Tank installation – 2,500 Litre ITE

Case Study: 2500L ITE Bunded Oil Tank installation, Oxfordshire Project Brief: Tanks-UK were commissioned to dispose of an old Titan tank, and replace with a new bunded oil tank with a 2,500 litre capacity. Due to access restrictions, this included using a Hiab to lift the existing tank out and drop the new tank into position.  […]

Case Study: 1225L ITE Bunded Oil Tank installation, Kings Lynn

Project Brief: Alan from Kings Lynn, Norfolk, was looking for a replacement tank for his old single skin plastic oil tank. Tanks-UK were able to offer a complete replacement service and changed the tank to a fully bunded version. Main Project Requirements:  Drain down of existing single skin oil tank Replace with Harlequin 1225ITE Bunded […]

Case Study: 2,500 Litre tank replacement, South Lincolnshire

Case Study: 2,500 litre tank replacement, South Lincolnshire Project Brief: Paul from South Lincolnshire commissioned Tanks-UK to replace an old single skin steel oil tank with a new and more suitable bunded tank further away from his newly bought property to comply with current regulations. Before: Main Project Requirements:  Drain down of old tanks Safely […]

Preparing your oil tank for the winter months

Now that winter is fast approaching, many are thinking of turning on their heating to stay warm until  the spring. According to the Department for Energy and Climate Change,  two thirds of heating oil consumption is used between the months of October and March. With this in mind, we have put together our tips on making sure […]



Heating Oil Price Still Falling

Oil prices are continuing to drop and it doesn’t look like there will be any massize change in the trend for a while yet says OFTEC report. Why not take advantage of favourable market conditions and replace that tank with a crack in it, upgrade the size and buy even more better! Not sure about […]

Water in your Oil Tank – Fast Resolutions

Water in your oil tank may cause boiler issues and blockages in your pipes, especially during freezing winter temperatures.  If water finds its way into your oil tank, it is important to deal with it quickly.  The good news is – there are easy ways to resolve and prevent these problems. Detecting Water in your […]

Over 2,000 Litres of Heating Oil Stolen

Over 2,000 litres of home heating oil were stolen over a period of 3 days, in Oxton. Retired joiner, Alan Rockley, noticed that his oil tank had been tampered with, on June 30th, when he unexpectedly ran out of heating oil. Upon inspecting his oil tank, he realised that he had just a few inches […]

Tanks UK Achieves Preferred Seller Status

Tanks UK has received ‘Preferred Seller’ status from Europe’s leading tanks manufacturer, Harlequin Plastics. As the only exclusive Harlequin reseller, Tanks UK prides itself on providing customers with a range of plastic storage tanks which exceed industry standards, and does so at the best available price on the market. Tanks UK is now officially a […]

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