Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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Southampton Corporation is buying eight Leyland double-deck oilers. Gosport Fire Brigade has indented for the supply ol a Leyland 500-700 g.p.m. fire-engine with enclosed body.
Birkenhead Corporation recommends the purchase of an ambulance for -the public assistanct department, at a cost of about £500.
TENDERS OF INTEREST TO HAULIERS.
'VENDERS are invited by the following 3(latest dates given in parentheses):— Sheerness U.D.C., for road materials. Apply to Mr. C. C. Judson, Engineer and Surveyor, Council Offices, Sheerness. (Nov. 28,)
Duiverton for cement, haulage (day work), and haulage (piece work). Apply to the District Surveyor, Surveyor's Office, Dulverton. (Nov. 16.1 Dorset C.C., for tarmacadarn, bituminous macadarn and carpet coat materials. hardstonegranite, limestone, etc.—asphalt. Apply to the County Surveyor, County Offices, Dorchester. (Dec. 5.) West Riding of Yorkshire C.C., for granite and basaltic chippings (including basaltic whinstone), quartzite chippings, slag chippings. Apply to the West Riding Surveyor, County Hall, Wakefield. (Nov. 19.) Somerset CC., for road stone. tarmaeadam, bituminous macadam andcarpet coating, granite or other hardstone chippings (not -limestone), grit, sand or gravel, cement, also mechanical haulage. Apply to the County Surveyor, County Hall, Taunton. (Nov. 19.) West Sussex C.C., for cement, sand, gravel, dry limestone and slag, . beach, chalk, flints, stone, chippings, tarred macadam, special toppings, bituminous grave] macadam, Sussex stone, asphalt, also hire of lorries, day haulage, etc. Apply to the County Surveyor, Connty Hall, Chichester. (Nov. 26.) Stockport T.C.. for coal delivered at the St. Petersga Le and Reddish Baths and Public Washhouse, Bann Street, as required, for a period of 12 months, commencing Jan. 1, 1939. (Total quantity anproximately 24 tons per week.) Apply to Mr. F. Knowles. Town Clerk, Town Hall, Stockport. (Nov. 19.) Weils R.D.C., for roaclatone, tarmacadam, bituminous macadam and carpet coating, granite or other hardstone chippings, Bristol grit or sand, cement, 'also haulage. Apply to the District Surveyor, Council Offices, 27, High Street, Wells, Somerset. (Nov. 24.) Note.– All applications must be accompanied by a stamped addressed foolscap envelope. Wicklow Board of Health proposes to buy a use's ambulance.
Wyrnondham Urban District Council is purchasing a 2-ton lorry. Burtomon-Trent Council is to obtain tenders for the supply of a 30-cwt. lorry. Rothbury Finance Committee is further to consider the question of buying a fire-eneincHull Transport Committee is to obtain tenders for the supply of 20 56-seater oil-engined buses.
Manchester Transport Committee has obtained sanction to borrow £118,000 for the purchase of buses.
Milford Haven Urban District Council has approved the expenditure of £800 on a new fire-engine.
North Riding County Council requires a 1525-cwt. van. tenders for its supply closing on November 21.
Ipswich Corporation boa accepted the tender of Mann. Egerton and Co., for the supply ot a Coroner lorry.
Plymouth Watch Committee has accepted the tender of A. C. Turner, Ltd., for the supply of an Austin 10 h.p. van. Hull Electricity Committee has accepted the tender of Messrs. Pawsons Garage, Skipsea, for the supply of motor vehicles.
Sheffield Watch Committee has accepted the tender, at £701, of Messrs. Bootless Bros. for the supply of an ambulance.
Plymouth Transport Committee has accepted the quotation of Leyland Motors, Ltd., for the supply of 25 double-deck buses.
Sheffield Watch Committee has accepted the tender of Bentley Bros, (Sheffield), Ltd., for the supply of a Bedford 5-6 cwt. van.
Hutt Transport Committee has accepted the tender of East Lancashire Coach Builders, Ltd., for the supply of trolleybus 'bodies. Sheffield Corporation has accepted the quotation of the Hallamshire Tyre and Motor Co., Ltd., for the supply of a Bedford 2-ton tipping lorry.
Seaham Urban District Council is in the market. for an oil-engined roller of approximately 81/2 tons weight; the closing date for tenders is November 14.
Sheerness Urban District Council requires tenders for the supply of a 10-cubic yd. refuse collector. Details may be obtained from the engineer and surveyor, and tenders close on November 23.
Sheffield Corporation Cleansing Committee has accepted the following tenders:—Kennings, Ltd., for the supply of four Morris-Commercial tipping 'lorries; Autoways (1931), Ltd., for the simply of four Ford 5-cwt. vans,