Prices for Ex-B.R.S. Vehicles A HINT of the prices being paid
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for ex-B.R.S. vehicles comes from Valliant Direct Coaches, Ltd., 38 thcbridge Road, London, W.5, who have already resold the bulk of a batch of 25 lorries and five trailers they took over from Mr. T. H. Prince, 44 Arpley
Two 1950 Commcr 7-tonners are being offered for £1,100 each, and two Maudslay 7-tonners, each with a p-ton trailer, for £2,600 and £2,400. Eich is accompanied by a special A licence. They can be seen at 91 Cowley Road, Uxbridge.
N.M.U. (1954), Ltd., 65 Wiggington Road, York, formed by the British Transport Commission and sold some time ago, have changed their name to N.M.U. (1953), Ltd. The purchase and assignment, of many more vehicles acquired from B.R.S. are recorded below.
A Yorkshire haulage business founded more than 100 years ago has been resumed by its pre-nationalization owners, Isaac Croft and Sons, Ltd. With 14 licensed lorries and two additional, the company have re-started operations from their old depot in Kirk Lane, Yeadon, near Leeds, which was let to British Road Services when the business was taken over. • Directors of the company are Mrs. F. E. Greenwood (Miss Croft before she married), and her son, Mr. J. C. Greenwood, who was superintendent of the depot under B.R.S.
Isaac Croft and Sons have resumed their daily services to Liverpool, Manchester and other parts of Lancashire, as well as to towns in the West Riding. Other purchasers in Yorkshire arc: Mr. H. Falkingham, 59 Bright Street. Hull, who has bought Jive lorries; T. Conyers and Co , Ltd., Regency House, Thwaites, Keighley, four, two of which have been made over to Mr. C. Metcalfe, Prospect Works, Beachcliffe, Keighley; J. Robinson (Leed0. Ltd., 7 Temple Gate, Leeds, three; Messrs. Morris Bros., Grosvenor Road, Bircotes, near Doncaster, one; and Mr. A. Henry, 36 Campion Avenue, Hull, one.
WEST MIDLANDS A further purchase, comprising a Dennis four-wheeler and a Maudslay lorry and, a trailer, has been made by Mr. H. L. Robinson. 34 Hampton Dene Road. Tupsley. Messrs. Mathews Bros., Bromyard, have bought two vehicles.
A special A licence for a further four vehicles (l41 tons) has been issued to A. and H. Davey (Roadways), Ltd.. Vernon Road, Stoke-on-Trent. One of these (3) tons) has been transferred to Mr. L. Glcave, Holly Bank, Audlem, Cheshire.
Two of three vehicles (9 tons) bought by Mr. G. R. Owen, Lee Brockhurst, have been assigned. One has gone to Mr. W. H. Bowen, 6 Shrewsbury Street, Hodnet, and one to Mr. G. B. Thomas, Vron-Goch, Penyboel, Llanymynech. Both weigh 3 tons unladen.
Dale and Drake, Ltd., Church Street, Longton, have transferred further vehicles, this time to W. Davies and Co. (Stafford), Ltd., Co-operative Street, Stafford (two6i tons), and Gees Transport Services (Coven), Ltd., Coven Heath (two-61 tons).
A lorry weighing 3 tons unladen, based at Newchapel, has been taken over from Bassett's Roadways. Ltd., Tittensor, Stafford, by Mrs. D. Wilshaw (J. T. WiLshaw and Son), 404 Turnhurst Road, Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent.
Mr. J. S. Bartlam, Meir Heath Garage, Stoke-on-Trent, has made over to Bartlam's Transport (Longton), Ltd., at the same address, the two vehicles (151 tons) he purchased last year.
The West Midland Licensing Authority has also granted special A licences to: Mr. W. Hayes, Forest Lane, Walsall, for an articulated tractor (4i tons) and a trailer; Messrs. E. and M. Hickinbottom, 313 Wednesbury Road, Walsall, a tractor (41 tons) and a semi-trailer; Mr. W. E. Maybury, 164 Hinckley Road, Nuneaton, a lorry (31 tons); and Henry Joyner, Ltd., 322 Short Heath Road, Erdington, Birmingham, a lorry (71 tons), assigned to J. B. Coleman (Haulage), Ltd., Oadby, Leics.
LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES Fourteen boxvans (45 tons 9 cwt.) have been taken over from the Slough depot of B.R.S. by Collings and Stevenson (Contracts), Ltd., 30-40 Bollo Bridge Road, London, W.3. Two of the vans are Foden six-wheelers and the rest Austin and Bedfords.
A further eight lorries (23 tons 13 cwt.) and two trailers, based in London, have been acquired by Boston Stevedores. Ltd_ (Tower Hill Transport Co.), The Dock, Boston, Lincs.
J. Beasley, Ltd., 33-35 Half Moon Crescent, London, N.1, have had three lorries (9 tons 6 cwt.) made over to them by Mr. A. T. Paine (Thomas Paine and Son), 128 Georges Road, London, N.7. Cy prien-Fox, Ltd., Hai vist Mews, t, N.7, have bought another two ; (6 tons 17 cwt.). They were made 5 them by Mr. L. E. East, of the [Mims.
'al A licences have also been granted Metropolitan Licensing Authority following: Clarke and James, Ltd., Street, London, E.14, for four 5 (10 tons 3 cwt.) and four trailers; as (Millwall). Ltd., 227c West Ferry London, F.14, three vehicles (8 tons ) and a trailer; Elys (Wimbledon), 2-26 Hill Road, London, S.W.19, ,hides (7 tons 14 cwt.); Mr. W. , 51 Shadwell Gardens, London, E.1, tons); Harry. Green (Removals), 5 Swiss Terrace, London, N.W.6. tons 6 cwt.); Greenwoods (Cont), Ltd., Bury Road, Ramsey. Hunts, tons 16 cwt.), based in London;
John Houston and. Ca., Ltd., 186 Hercules Road, London, SE.!, one (3 tons); Mr. W. J. Huish, 40 Havannah Street, London, E.14, three (8 tons 12 cwt.); Michael Jefferies (Transport), Ltd.. 59a I.ondon Wall. London, E.C2, three (7 tons 7 cwt.); Mr. C. Johnson (Johnson's Transport Services). 33 Catherine Street, London, W.C.2, one (2 tons 18 cwt.); Mr. A. E. Neal], 51 Homestead Road, Dagenham, Essex. one (2 tons 14 cwt ); Osborne's Removers, Ltd., 536 Claremont Road, Rusholme, Manchester, 14, one (3 tons), based in London; W. 1. Pike, Ltd., Manresa Road. London, S.W.3, two (6 tons 7 cwt.); Mr. 3 W. Piper, 37 Grosvenor Road, London. Eli. six (13 tons 12 cwt.); Mr. G. Totty (Rush Green Motors), Langley. Hitchin, Hens, two (6 tons); Mr. R. Sharpe, 18 Ham Park Road, London. E.I5, one (3 tons); Mr. F. Smart, 49 Felix Road, London, W.13. one (2 tons 19 cwt.); Mr. F. Taylor, 11 Edenhall Glen. Harold Hill. Romford, Essex, one (71 tons), based in London; Western Transport, Ltd.. 72 Feeder Road, Bristol, 2. six (32 tons 6 cwt.), based in London; Winner Transport, Ltd.. 122-123 Brady Street, London, E.1. two (8!, tons); Mr. A. J. Cattle, 170 Marlborough Road. London, N.19, one (2 tons 19 cwt.), assigned by G. W. Berry and Son. Ltd., 39 Bavaria Road, London, N,19; and Mr. G. Cribbs, 354 Lincoln Road, Ponders End, Middx. one (3 tans 3 cwt.), assigned by G. Griston, Ltd., Copeland Road, London. S.E.15.
Sunderlands (Successors), Ltd.. Alexandra Road, King's Langley, Herts. have changed their name to Sunderland (Hells) Hauliers, Ltd.