Maurice Hillyer

West End Service Station

Proprietor: Maurice Hillyer. Location: West End, Street. Years of Operation: 1954-74. Sold: Esso Petrol. Interviewee(s): Mrs. Pauline Hillyer, Maurice’s widow. The Hillyer’s West End Service Station opened in 1954, serving Esso petrol from the outset. The petrol was originally served by an attendant or engineer, before moving to self-service. The garage offered many services besides:…

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