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Hitchin Dealer Buys 15 Lorries

13th January 1956
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ANEW dealer in ex-British Road Services vehicles has emerged in the Home Counties. He is Mr. FL Neave, Rush Green, Langley, Hitchin, who told The Commercial Motor this week that he intended to transfer the 15 lorries he has taken over in his first purchase.

Many other transfers, as well as a number of direct purchases, are revealed in the seven areas covered this week.

NORTHERN AREA Mr. F. Coulton. Beethain, near Milothorpe, has transferred a lorry (7 tons 16 cwt.) to Messrs. F. Coulton and J. H. Lemon, Arnside, Westmorland. and one (3 tons 1 cwt.) to Mr. W. R. Brailsford, Arnside, Westmorland.

John Hodge (Hauliers). Ltd., The Green, Kirk Yetholm, Kelso. have had three lorries (9"; tons) transferred to them by Mr. E. Waters, 84 St. Mary's Avenue, Monkseaton. Mr. Waters has also sold lorries to Deanscales Haulage Co., Ltd„ Fitz Road, Cockermouth, one (2 tons 19 cwt.); Mr. G. Rigg, 131 Newton Road. Carlisle, one (2I tons); Robson's Border Transport, Ltd., The Garage, Durran Hill Industrial Estate. 'Carlisle, two (5 tons 9 cwt.); Mr. J. W. A. Stamper. Brooklands, Penrith. one (17 cwt.): Mr. M. C. 'Turnbull, 30 Park Place, Lockerbie, Scotland, one (2 tons 11 cwt.): and Mr. R. Stewart, 45 Grosvenor Place. Jesmond. Newcastle upon Tyne, two articulated outfits (41 tons).

Messrs. F. Handcock and Sons, Dale Garage, Allendale, Hexham. have bought a Vehicle (3 tons); J. W. Capstalf, Ltd.. Eastern and Western Lodges, off Coach Lane, Little Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, one (19 cwt.); Messrs. F. A. and S. Tuer, Morland, Penrith, one (4 tons 3 cwt.); and W. Veti (Hauliers), Ltd., Fontaine Road Garage. Sunderland, one (1 ton 19 cwt.).

Articulated outfits are concerned in transfers made by Mr. R. Cawthorn, 4 Croft Terrace, Hexham, to Cawthorn and Sinclair, Ltd., North Road Garage, Birtley (one-5 tons 1 cwt.), and W. F. Wright, Ltd., Leeds, to Messrs. Sunter Bros., Boroughbridge Road, Northallerton (one-7 tons 18 cwt.).

Messrs. Wearing Bros., 4 Manor Side, Flookburgh, via Carnforth. have taken over a lorry (4 tons 4 cwt.) from Mr. F. ftolibart, Bow Bank, Skelsmergh, Kendal.


Three vehicles, one of them an articulated outfit (81 tons), have been acquired by Mr. A. Smith, Astley Bridge Garage. Blackburn Road, Bolton. in a first purchase.

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by Heywood Motors, Ltd., Birch Garage, Heywood (3 tons), and Messrs. HombY's Transport, Commercial Mill, St. Paul Street, Oswaldtwistle (31 tons).

B. Barnes and Sons, Ltd., Holme Bank, Rawtenstall, have taken over a lorry (3 tons). from Mr. E. Crabtree, 79 Deanstones Lane, Queensbury, Bradford; Mr. J. Nekavanee, 150 Sherdley Road, St. Helen.. two (10.1 ions) from T. Guy, Ltd.. Northview, Liverpool Road, Burseough: and Monogram Motors. Ltd., Dude Street Garage, Manchester. 15. an articulated outfit (4; tons) from Mr. R. Heath, 3 Westfield Grove, Wakefield. Yorks.

The North Western Licensing Authority has also authorized the assignment of a lorry (5 tons) to Messrs. A.H.C. Transport, Heathtield, Preston Road, Coppull, near Chorley. by Mr. D. Martindale, Moor Road, Chorley: two to W. Allen (1953), Ltd., Fraser Road, Manchester, 17. one (II tons) by Mr. B. Abrams, in the Metropolitan Traffic Area, and one (6.I tons) by Holdsworth and Co., a17 Oldham Road, Rochdale; one (5 tons) to Barnes and Tipping. Ltd., Railway View Road, Clitheroe. by Mr. T. J. Hughes, 204 Dick Lane, Bradford; one (41 tons) to Messrs. J. and C. Finney. 201 Sale LaneeTyldesley, by Mr. E. Hilton. 3 Speakman Street, Leigh: one (7I tons) to E. Hewitt and Co., Ltd.. 6 Henry Square, Ashton-under-Lyne, by Palters Luxury Tours, Ltd., York Road, Doncaster; one 13 tons) to Messrs. Hornby's Transport. Commercial Mill, St. Paul Street, Oswaldtwistle. by Haworth Schofield. Ltd., 10 Gollinrod. Walmersley. Bury; one (4'; tons) to J. and E. Transport. Ltd., Pippin Bank, Bacup, by Holden and Davies, Ltd., Albion Garage, Bolton Road, Blackburn; one (3 tons) to W. and J. Riding, Ltd.. Daniel Platt. Longridge, near Preston, by Mr. F. P.. Inman, North Lonsdalc Road Garage, Ulverston; one (51 tons) to J. M. Walker (Liverpool), Ltd., 24 Mersey View, Hale Bank, near Widnes. by Mr. W. J. Farrell. address not known; one (31 tons) to J. Warden and Sons, Ltd., Bay Street Garage, Blackburn, by B. Barnes and Sons, Ltd., Holme Bank Garage. Rawtenstall; one (2 tons) to Wilde and Bennett, Ltd., Station Road,. Hadfield, near Manchester, by Cambridge Garage (Manchester), Ltd.. 343a Stretford Road. Manchester. 15; one (3 tons) to Messrs. C. W. and N. Roc. in the Yorkshire Traffic Are-a. by Messrs. J. and H. Hinchliffe, Waimersley. Bury; and our (131 tons) to Sutton and Son (St: Helens), Ltd., 449 Prescot Road, St. Helens, by R. A. Delahunt, Ltd., Sutton Heath, St. Helens.

A lorry (4 tons) taken over from J. V. Whitham and Sons. Ltd.. 22 Straits Lane. Read. near Burnley. by S. Hughes (Commercial), Ltd., Dick Lane, Bradford, has now been transferred to Mr. S. Roberts, Marion Farm, Glan Conway, Bry-y-Maen, Denbighshire.


Direct purchases have been made by Lep Transport, Ltd., Goole, of two lorries; Mr. C. B. Haley, 10 Cottingley Drive. Bingley, two; and Mr. F. Holman, Verdun House, Gamblesforth, Selby, one.

Thorgumbald Garages, Ltd., 9 Humber Street, Hull, have taken over a lorry from Wescol (Bradford), Ltd., 79 Deanstoncs Lane. Queensbury, Bradford: Messrs. C. W. and H. Roe. The Arches, Canal Road,'Bradford, one from Harcoden, Ltd., It Nicholas Street, Burnley; and Yorkshire Electric Transformer Co., Ltd., Empire Works, Thornhill, Dewsbury, one from Crow Bros. (Transport Services), Ltd., Greenside, Clayton, Bradford.

Another eight lorries have been acquired by Blue Bird Garages (Hull), Ltd.. 70 Holderness Road. Hull. Three of these were assigned by Mr. S. Anderson, Newhouse. Motherwell; three by Mr. J. Hall, Mansfield, Notts; and two by Woodcocks Transport (Chorley), Ltd., Heskin, Chorley. Blue Bird Garages have, in turn, transferred two lorries to C. L. Metcalfe (Transport), Ltd., Roselaird. Park Lane, Coningham, Hull.

Mr. T. J. Hughes, 264 Dick Lane, Bradford, has transferred four more vehicles. One has gone to S. Harrison and Sons (Transport), Ltd., 104 Slovin Road, Sheffield; one to Trowbridge (Sheffield), Ltd., Effingham Road, Sheffield; one to Mr. A. E. D. Craven. 16 Westminster Avenue, Clayton, Bradford; and one to Mr. H. Birkett, 13 Coll Place, Odsal Top, Bradford.

Two articulated vehicles bought by Mr. S. Hughes, Leeds Road, Mirlield, have been divided between Messrs. Morris Bros., Grosvenor Road. Bircotes, Doncaster, and Mr. H. F:earon, Beech House, Bolton Gate, Carlisle.

Articulated vehicles are also involved in the latest transaction of Mr. R. Heath, 3 Westfield Grove, Wakefield. Of three he has recently taken over, one has been transferred to Mr. L. U. Brooksbank, Old Hall. Fletchergate, Hedon, Hull, and one to Monogram Motors. Ltd., Ducie Street Garage. Manchester, 12.

Mr. I. T. Lofthouse, 2 Branton Lane, Great Ouseburn, and Mr. H. W. Harris, 102 Cherry Tree Lane, Beverley, have each taken over a lorry from Mr. T. J. Hughes, 264 Dick Lane, Bradford, 4.


Two lorries (61tons) based in Wednesbury. purchased by Central Garage (Bathgatel, Ltd,. George Place, Bathgate. West Lothian, have been transferred to John Ruiner and Sons (Transport), Ltd., 50 High Street, Airdrie.

Direct repeat purchases have been made by Messrs. Phillips' Road Services, Holiner. Road, Hereford (a vehic1e-11 tons); and Mr. D. B. Richardson, 100 Dudley Road East, Oldbury (one----71 tons). • • Mr. H. Moor, 100 "Heathcote Street'. Sandford Hill, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, has taken over a lorry (3-1 tons) from Mr. L. Gleave, Audlem, Cheshire; and Mr. A. K. Woodman, Mount Street, Stafford, ohe (34 tons) from Beresford Transport, Ltd„ High Street, Tunstall.

in turn, Beresford Transport have acquired three lorries (131 tons) from Mr. R. Lovatt, Royton, Lancs. •'

Eleven lorries, including two articulated outfits (57 tons) and a trailer, bought by Mr. R. Millichamp, 116 Frederick Road, Stechford, Birmingham, 9, have' now been transferred to iMillichamp Haulage, Ltd., of the same 'address.


Mr. T. J. HUghes, 264 Dick Lane, Bradford, 4, has transferred a lorry (4 tons I8 cwt.:), based at Carlby to Messrs. iernpteinan's Haulage, Carlby, near Stamford, and one (4 tons 7 cwt.) based at New York, Coningsby to Mr. J. E. Taylor, Sandy Bank, Nevi York.

Three more lorries have been assigned

by Mr. Brindley, The Close, Sharnford, Hinckley, one (41 tons) going to Mr. G. R. W.-Newcombe, The Lord Bassett Aims, SaPcote; one (4 tons 6 cwt.) to Messrs. East Coast Transport, 3a Red Lion Street, Boston; and the other (7 tons 7 cwt.) to Murphy Bros., Ltd., Whorl Road, Thurmaston, near Leicester.

Murphy Bros., Ltd., have, in turn, transferred it to Murphy Bras. (Transport Division), Ltd., 6-8 Selbourne Street, Loughborough.

WESTERN AREA Seven more lorries (17 tons 2 cwt.) have been acquired by S. Ball and Son (Transport), Ltd., Chipping Sodbury.

Other repeat purchasers are Transport (Bristol), Ltd., 18-20 Clayton Street, Avonmouth, a lorry (2 tons 3 cwt.); G. and J. Jacobs, Ltd., St. Phillips, Bristol, one (2 tons 13 cwt.); John Bull (Bristol) Butchers, Ltd., 12 Stapleton Road; Bristol, two (6 tons 16 cwt.); Mr. B. Tucker, Hamilton Rd., Taunton, four (16 tons 9 cwt.); Mr. C. H. Western, 11 Isleworth Road, Exeter. one (1 ton 13 cwt.); Mr. A. J. Jame, Brislington, Bristol, one (1 ton 3 cwt.): and A. D. Forsey (Transport), Ltd., Ricketts Lane Works, Work, three 1111 tons).

Mr. Tucker has sold one of his vehicles (2 tons 19 cwt.) to Mr. H. W. Holman, 89 Hillfields Road, Exeter.

Mr. L. G leave, Audlem, Crewe, Cheshire, has bought two lorries (6 tons) based In Barnstaple; Messrs. B. Wynn and Sons, 84 Chilton Street, Bridgwater, one (3 tons); Messrs. Martin Bros., 41 Trinity Street, Frame, one (I ton); Mr. H. M. Marfell, Woodside, one (3 tons); Mr. G. H. Knight, 32 Belle Vise Road, Saltash, two (5 tons 7 cwt.); and Watchet Transport Co., South Road Garage, Watchet, two (6 tons).

Two lorries bought by Messrs. R. Hardwick and J. R. Parsons, 232 Fishponds Road, Bristol, have been divided between the two parties, Mr. Parsons, of the same address, taking one (3 tons 1 cwt.) and Mr. Hardwick, 32 Bell Barn Road, Stoke Bishop, the other (3 tons).

Mr. V. C. L. Collins, address not known, has transferred a lorry (3 tons) to Mr. A. H. Gore, Greyfield, Chalon; Mr. H. W. Vickery, Bridport, one (3 tons) to Mr. J. R. Kidd. East Road, Bridport; and Mr. J. A. Broderick, 18 Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London. E.C,4, one (2 tons 19 cwt.) to Mr. F. K. Pike, Queens Road, 13landford Forum,


Fifteen lorries (42 tons 12 cwt.) have been taken over by Mr. H. Neave, Rush Green, Langley, Hitchin, in a first purchase.

Comberhill Motors, Ltd., Olympia Garage, logs Road, Wakefield, have acquired 15 lorries (54 tons IX cwt.) based at Purflect. One of these (3 tons) has been transferred to W. G. Fisher and Co., Ltd-, 189 Watford Road, Rickmansworth.

Alfred Miller (Haulage), Ltd., 9-15 Crosby Row, London, S.E,.1, have bought another five vehicles (16 tons); Oswald Transport, Ltd., The Garage, -Trabboch, Ivfauchline, Ayrshire, two . (15 tons 18 cwt.) based at Barnet; Mr. E. G. Bale. 261 Coulsdon Road, Old Coulsdon, one (6 tons 11 cwt.); a W. Berry and Son, Ltd., 39 Bavaria Road, London, N.19, three (6 tons 6 cwt.); and C. Bristow, Ltd., 123 Soletiay Street, London, E.3, two (3 tons 1 cwt.).

A first purchaser, Mr. E. D. Barnard, 835 • High Road, London, N.17, has acquired a lorry (2 tons 8 cwt.).

Whalebone Motors, Ltd., 239-241 High Road, Chadwell Heath, have transferred to Blokes Wharves, Ltd., Stevenage Road, London, S.W.6, a lorry (2 tons I cwt.) and a trailer acquired from Messrs. A. E. Barnes and K. J. Morris, 176-8 Bennetts Castle Lane, Dagenham. Messrs. Alexandra, 25 Longhorn Gardens, London, N.21, have bought another

three lorries (9 tons). One of these (3 tons) came from Mr. R. Hilton, 138 Vauxhall Walk, London, S.E.H, and another (I ton) from Mr. H. G. Sweetland, 66 Drewstead -Road, London, S.W.I6. Mr. Sweetland has also transferred a vehicle (11 tons) to Mr. Hilton.

The Metropolitan Licensing Authority has also authorized the assignment of a lorry (3 tons 14 cwt.) to Cypnen Fox, Ltd., Harvest Mews, London, N.7, by Messrs. Mitchell and Starkey, 54 Bell Street, London, N.W.I Lone (2 tons 18 cwt.) to • MessrS. S. A. Harris, 20 Salem House, Morning Lane, London, E.9, by Messrs. C. and S. Transport, Rectory Road. Basildon; one (21 tons) to Mansfield Hauliers (East Ham), Ltd., 2 Cotswold Gardens, London, E.6, by Church Road Motors (Southend-on-Sea), Ltd., Hadteigh: one (3 tons) to Porter Hill, Ltd., Union Wharf, 67 Orchard Place, London, E.14. by Wilde and Bennett, Ltd., 75 Station Road, Hadfield, near Manchester; and one (2 tons 17 cwt.) to Messrs. Thorne Transport, 131a Forest Lane, London, E.7, by Boardrnans (Stratford), Ltd., 54-70 Broadway, London, E.15.

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