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Pollard in London: Pollard Bearings, Ltd., have opened a new London office at 44 Hertford Street, London, W.1.
Railway Charges: The British TMnsport Commission's railway freight charges scheme will come into force on July I.
MOve to Hove: Hannington's Depositories, Ltd., removers, have transferred their head office from Brighton to 87-89 Davigdor Road, Hove.
Haulage Wanted: Somerset County Council seek tenders for haulage in various districts, the carrying of road material, and gully-emptying and cleaning.
Ford Workers to Sell? The Ford Motor Co., Ltd.. are encouraging all their employees to sell their products by notifying the company of the names of prospective buyers.
New Trailer Factory: Roden Trailers, Ltd., are to move into a new factory, covering two acres, at Higginshaw Lane, Oldham, in a few months. The company hope to produce heavier types of trailer there.
Cob Colours: A new range of colours for the Commer Cob 7-cwt. van comprises lilac grey, antelope, seacrest green and Corinth blue. Shades of thistle grey. golden beige and cactus green have been discontinued.
1,000th Lodekka: The 1.000th BristolE.C.W. Lodekka bus to be built since 1953 was handed over to the Eastern National concern last week. Tilling companies now use 866 Lodekkas, and Scottish Omnibuses 134.
10-Per-Cent. Increase Refused: Blackburn Corporation do not agree to the Road Haulage Association's recommended 10per-cent. advance in rates, but are to negotiate with the association on the matter.
Pyrene Development: A new overseas development programme, including the purchase of C-O-Two Fire Equipment of Canada. Ltd., and an interest in a new Australian company, has been planned by the Pyrene Co., Ltd.
Haulier Sells Out: Four A-licence and five B-licence vehicles based at Bootle belonging to Mr. J W. Knowles have been transferred to Mr. E. E. Pegg, a former farmer. Mr. Knowles' haulage business was one of the oldest in the area.
Town Service Profit Up: A profit of £14,916 was made by Keighley-West Yorkshire Service, Ltd.. in the year ended September 30 last. Keighley Corporation and the West Yorkshire Road Car Co., Ltd., each receive 0,458. compared with 0,079 each in 1955.
Change of Name: Kelseal, Ltd., is the new name of D.O.M. Products, Ltd., who make sealers and putties for vehicles. The company have installed modern machinery at their Cricklewood factory. Their head office is at Mellier House, Albemarle Street,
Castings Symposium: A symposium on metallurgical aspects of the control of quality in non-ferrous castings is to be held at Church House. Great Smith Street, London, S.W.1, on May 1, under the auspices of the Institute of Metals and the Institute ol British Foundrymen, Cylinder Move Planned: Preparations are being made for the moverdent next week of a cylindrical part of a welded-steel chemical plant between Stockton-on-Tees and I.C.I.. Ltd.. Wilton, near Reclear. The load will be 160 ft. long and weigh about 100 tons. Pickfords are the contractors.
Leyland Trust Fund: A trust fund to encourage the commercial and engineering apprentices of Leyland Motors. Ltd., has been established with the balance of money subscribed by Leyland staff throughout the world for a presentation to Sir Henry and Lady Spurrier to commemorate Sir Henry's knighthood.