A 32-vehicle B Licence Sought in Eastern Area
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BY far the largest application this week comes from the Eastern Area. Richardson and Preece (Nitrov:t), Ltd., of Witham, who describe themselves as cornpounders of animal feeding stuffs, require a total of 32 vehicles, one trailer and a hiring allowance, to be authorized under two new B licences. The conditions requested are "collection and delivery of goods for Richardson and Preece, Ltd., of Witham (associated company)" and they wish to operate 21 of the vehicles and one trailer, plus a hiring allowance, from Witham, the remaining II to be operated from Hadleigh.
• Another substantial application concerns Contractors Plant Hiring Co., Ltd., of Leicester, who ask the East Midland Authority to vary their B licence by the addition of nine vehicles, the user• of which covers a wide variety of commodities for certain named customers.
Contract and C licence transfers this week are as follows: Contract A to A lic.: Scottish (South): John Watson. Ferniegair. Northern: Whitfield Bros. (Haulage), Ltd., New castle upon Tyne. East Midland: Littlewoods Transport, Ltd., Worksop, Eastern: G. and R. Ping, Ltd., Coates. Western: The Warminster Motor Co., Ltd., Melksham. Metropolitan: Pitt and Scott (Haulage), Ltd., N.7.
Contract A to B tic.: Scottish (South): David T. Shanks and Sons, Airdrie. Northern: W. Stoddart, Brampton. North Western: Hoyle and Dean, Ltd., Accrington. East Midland: P. A. Satchwell, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; T. W. Blockley and Sons, Ltd., Heather; F. Laud and Co., Moira. Eastern: A. A. Hales, Costessey.
C 1k. to A tic.: East Midland: R. and B. Goodman, Northleigh.
C lic. to B tic.: Northern: W. H. Bushby and I. 0. Palliser, Stanhope. North Western: R. J. Roberts, Holyhead; A. Avery and Son, Llangollen. East Midland: I. C. Woodward, Hinckley; R. and B. Goodman, Northleigh. South Wales: J. Morgan and Son, Penycwm. Western: Selwood Tarmacadam Contractors, Melts (Somerset); F. A. D. Wilson, Winterbourne.