Nkshire Haulier Buys Six More Units
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Mr. W. Storey Purchases• 7 35 Vehicles, But Assigns• Many of Them
largest purchase' of transport its reported this week has been ide by Mr. W. Storey, Portare, 'op, ACkworth, near Pontefract, name has appeared frequently ie weekly lists. Six unitsing 35 vehicles—at Sheffield, lam, Leeds and' Batley, are conin this latest acquisition,
itorey, who has .interests in the th Transport Co., Wheeler Road irt, Ltd., and.Woodseats Trans)„ Ltd., Sheffield, plans to fake reasingly active part in the industry, althaugh he. has many of his purchases to other rs. Before nationalization, he se 90 vehicles and 12 trailers. .rge number of ,'ptirchases is 1. in the official publications of Msing Authorities. Local offices toad Haulage Association report re is a lull while tenderers await a on List 7.
SCOTLAND istantial first purchase has been John Hunter and Sons (Transid., Airdrie.. Nine vehicles, with a [laden weight of 321 tons, have en over.
)'s Transport (Aberdeen), Ltd., tsar Road, Aberdeen, whose our1 four lorries in London was last week, have been granted k licences for a further two vehicles Ls) by the Scottish Licensing y. This company now have 14 vehicles—three four-wheelers and heeler from Buckie, three fourand a six-wheeler from Aberdeen, [ four-wheelers from Stonehaven. ndon purchase comprised eight
.] A licences for two more vehicles [ taken over in Scotland have been to Atlas Express Co., Ltd., , who are mentioned also under n and Home Counties,"
t purchasers. are: Forth Haulage L, Leith, one vehicle (5 tons), and Transport (Contracts), Ltd., one (3 tons). Mr. Alexander M. Dalkeuft, whose purchase of three was reported in The Commercial an March 19, has assigned one sl to Dalkeith Transport and Co., Ltd., Daikeith.
The -Scottish Licensing Authority has also granted special A licences to the following: Mr. G. Stringfellow, Glasgow, for six vehicles (231 tons); Garrallan Haulage, Ltd., Edinburgh, two (91 tons); Mr. Hugh McLaughlan, Kilwinning, one (31 tons); Mr. James Robinson, Coldstream, one (3 tons); Mr. Robert Waugh, Annan, two (Th tons); ;Mr.. William Aitken, Linlithgow, one (81 tons); Mr. John Gitlin, Stockport, one (51 tons) based at Portobello; Messrs. J. and J. D. Kemp, Leslie, one (3 tons); Mr. Peter Halley, Creiff, one (3 tons); Mr. Frank Hay, Aberdeen, two (61 tons); Mr. C. W. Michie, Aberdeen, two (6 ton); Mr. G. T. Fraser, Aberdeen, two (5/ tons); Mr. John Nicol, Pitcaple, two (6 tons); Messrs. R. and A. Addison, Dyce, one (3 tons); Mr. Alfred Wilkie, Friockheim, two (81 tons); Shore Porters Soc., Aberdeen, two (6 tons); Mr. John Robertson, Inverness, one (5 tons); Messrs. Anderson Bros., Markinck, one (3 tons).
NORTHERN AREA Two Special Traffics units have been bought by Joseph Elliott and Co. (Bishop Auckland), Ltd. Birmingham unit 2847 comprised a tractor (8 tons) and a 45-ton drawbar low-loading trailer, and Sheffield unit 2934 a 50-ton tractor (8 tons), a 45-ton drawbar platform trailer and a 30-ton. drawbar low-loader, one of which is a spare.
Although these units were advertised in List 5, the purchasers were not notified of the success of their tender until last Monday.
NORTH-WEST James Bridge (St. Helens), Ltd., 43 Ashcroft Street, St. Helens, have taken over the Skelmersdale depot of B.R.S. together with 12 vehicles (691 tons), two of which have been assigned to W. H. Bowker, Ltd., Hollin Bridge Street, Blackburn. The vehicles comprise four Atkinson eight-wheelers, six Atkinson sixwheelers and a Seddon and a Thornycroft, both four-wheelers. James Bridge intend to dispose of the property, and to transfer the 10 vehicles they have retained to St... Helens. Servicesare offered to any part of the country.
A large number of assignments is listed in • the current issue of Applications and Decisions for the North Western Traffic Area.
Mr. W. F. Jones, 58 Regent Road, Bootle, Liverpool, 20, has made over seven articulated outfits (36:: tons), based at. Widnes, to Jones TransPort Services (Liverpool), Ltd., 58' Regent-Road, Bootle. Of five vehicles, including two articulated outfits (17 tons), bought by Mr. L. (Ilea ve, Trolly Bank, Audiem. near Crewe, one (11 tons). has been assigned to Webb Bros. (Tunstall), Ltd., and one (2: tons) to Mr. James Warburton, Cobridge, both in the West Midland Area.
Mr. T. G. Wearing, 18 Cyprus Street, Darwen, has bought two articulated outfits (101 tons) and assigned one to F.
Wearing and td.; at the same address, and the Co.,Other,. based at 'Bolton, to T. J. Walrusley, Ltd., Raveiss*otid Garage, Bank Hey Lane-South, Blackburn..
One vehicle (3: tons) has been made over to Mr. E. S. Jones. 28 Larkfttald Road,rtiverpool, 17, by Mr. P. B. Fold, Porlock, Chester Road, Woodford.. Branshall. Rutland Haulage Co., Ltd., Stoke-onTrent, have assigned a lorry (8 tons), for which they were granted a special A licence in the West Midland Area. to Messrs. W. and W. R. Carman (W. Carman and Son), Scholar Green, near S toke-on-Trent.
Two vehicles and two trailers (151 tons) purchased by Kirkdale Haulage. Ltd., have gone to Wm. Lewis, Ltd., 92 Cherry Lane, Liverpool, 4. Johnson Wild and Co., Ltd., have sold a vehicle (3 tons) to D. Hall and Sons, Ltd.,577 Walshaw Road, Burn. Similarly, Messrs. H. and A. Fate, Edenfield, have sold a vehicle (5 tons) to John Stanworth and Bros., Ltd., St. Andrews Garage, Bright Street, Barnsley. Three vehicles and a trailer (221 tons) have been assigned to Mr. S. Maskcy. 169a Oxford Road, Manchester, by Hobbs Waters and Co., Ltd, Sutton and Son (St. Helens), Ltd., have transferred a vehicle tons) to Mr. J. H. Sutton, Marshall Cross Garage, St. Helens, Two vehicles (7 tons) have been deleted from the special A licence granted to Mr. J. R. Lamb, Settle, by the Yorkshire Licensing Authority on assignment to Mr. J. Shuttleworth, 2 Wellington Road, Bowerham, Lancaster, Mr. T. Guy, Burscough, who was mentioned last week has made over one vehicle (4 tons) to Mr. W. G. Williamson (G. Y. Williamson and Co.), 511 West Derby Road, Liverpool, 6. Another onevehicle assignment is that of Jacks Motors, Ltd., Blackburn. to David Hall and Sons, Ltd., 577 Walshaw Road, Bury. Repeat purchases have been made by Mr. T. Haworth, 14 Hopwood Avenue, Heywood, two vehicles (131 tons), and J. A. Phibbs, Ltd., Highway Garage, Manchester Road, Knutsforcl, two articulated outfits (7 tons).
YORKSHIRE One of the largest purchases yet made is reported from the Yorkshire Area. Six units based at Sheffield, Batley, Rotherham and Leeds, and comprising 35 vehicles, are concerned. They have been taken over by Mr. W. Storey, Portare, Moor Top, Ackworth, near Pontefract, who has already made substantial purchases.
The vehicles have been assigned as follows: Woodseats Transport Co., Ltd., Albert Road, Sheffield, six vehicles; Ackworth Transport Co., Central Garage, South Elmsall, one; Messrs. S. M. Auckland and Sons, The Hollins, Clayton West, near Huddersfield, one; Messrs. Harlow and Hodgkinson, Biggin, Buxton, three; M. W. Bradley (Wm. Bradley Transport), 10 Crawshaw Avenue, Sheffield, 8, two; Mr. L. Broadhead, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, two; Mr. C. W. Christon, Bingley House, Carlton, near Goole, one; Messrs. Clark and Kay, Park View, Crowle, near Scunthorpe, one; Messrs. S. E. Fearn and Son, High Street, Dodworth, Barnsley, one ; W. Fisher, Ltd., 20 Harborough Hill Road, Barnsley, two: L. Green (Haulage), Ltd., Parkgate, Rotherham, one; Mr. -T. W. Hughes, Chestnut House, Bawtry Road, Brinsworth, near Rotherham, two; Myatt Transport, Ltd., Barnsley Road, Cudworth, one; MeSsra E. Pawson and Son, Braithwell, near Rotherham, one; F. and G. S. Pearson (Haulage), Ltd., Granville, Barnsley Road, Scawsby, near Doncaster, one; Mr. G. Raynes, Gate House, Dodworth, near Barnsley, one; Mr. R. Robinson, 22.Palmers Road, Sheffield, 9, one; Ryecroft Transport Service Co., Ltd., Fairfield Garage, Hoyland Common, near Barnsley, one; Mr. F. Sedgwick, 16 Mylnhurst Road, Sheffield, 11, three; Messrs. R. H. Sowden and Son, 697 Halifax Road, Cleckheaton, three; John Walker (Barnsley), Ltd., 71 Church Street, Barnsley, one; and Mr. A. H. Walker, Carvill, Staddlethorpc, Gilberdyke, Brough, one.
The only other purchase reported this week is that of one vehicle by Mr. R. Aldham, Sackville Street, Skipton.
WEST MIDLANDS A company that has already bought seven vehicles from the British Transport Commission has been successful with tenders for another two. This latest purchase, by Dolton Transport, Ltd., Birmingham Road, Redditch, has a total unladen weight of 6 tons. It comprises two Austin 6-ton vans which will be operated on a general service to Glasgow. Another successful repeat purchaser is Mr. J. H. Male, a national vice-chairman of the Road Haulage Association. He has added to the fleet operated by Messrs. J, H. Male and Son, Shut End, Pensnett, two articulated outfits, the prime movers of which are Vulcan 10-12-tonners.
Ernest Transport, Ltd., Speedwell Road, Birmingham, have made yet another purchase, this time of three vehicles (9 tons). Four lorries (20 tons) and a trailer taken over by Mr. E. G. Skeet, Fairview, Hanbury. Burton-on-Trent, have been assigned to Skeet Bros., Ltd.. at the same address. Assignments have also been made by the following ; Mr. R. G. Bassett (Bassett's Roadways), Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent, one vehicle (3 tons) to Mr. R. A. Bradbury. 24 • Carlton Terrace. Leek; Mr. K. Beresford, Dunkirk Farm, Bigriall End, Tunstall, two vehicles (51 tons) to Beresford Transport, Ltd., High Street, Tunstall; and Mr. F. Taylor. Henwick Mill, Lower Broadheath, • one (31 tons) to Mr. S. Morris, 96 Thimble Mill Lane. Aston, Birmingham.
Special A licences have also been granted by the West Midland Licensing Authority to the following: Mr. G. A. Barrow (A. G. Averill), 154 Common Lane, Sheldon, for three vehicles (91 tons); Mr. E. Anstow, Neachells Lane, Willenhall, three (15 tons); • c:64 Mr. W. J. Jenkins, 31 Bagnall Street, Ocker Hill, Tipton, two (81 tons); and F. D. Brown, Ltd., 46 Beeches Drive. Erdington, Birmingham, two vehicles (101 tons) and two trailers.
EAST MIDLANDS A fleet of seven special A-licensed vehicles with a total unladen weight of 42 tons 9 cwt. is now operated by Messrs. Bexon Bros. Kimberley, Notts. In addition to the four Atkinsons which, The Commercial Motor reported on July 16, had been assigned them by J. Watts and Sons (Contractors), Ltd., they now have two more Atkinson 12-tonners and an E.R.F. 71-tortner.
In addition, there is a 1946 Atkinson 12-ton spare, and a 6-ton trailer, the latter being assigned by Hamblin Supplies, Ltd., Leicester. The additional vehicles have been made over to Bcxon Bros., by Nottingham and District Hauliers, LtcL EASTERN COUNTIES New purchasers to whom special A licences have been granted by the Eastern Licensing Authority are: Mr. F. L. Taylor, Ailesworth, Peterborough, for four vehicles (101 tons); Contractors (Peterborough), Ltd., Main Street, Peterborough, one articulated outfit (111 tons); and Mrs. M, Lovell, Kimberley Cottage, Cranley Hill, Eye, one (31 tons).
Two vehicles (51 tons) bought by Mr. J. C. Fulton, Peaks Farm, Tiptree, have been assigned to J. Fulton (Haulage), Ltd., Maldon Road, Tiptrec.
WESTERN AREA Two petrol-engined 7-tonners bought by W. G. Golding and Sons, Ltd., Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge, Gins, have . been replaced by two new Albion Chieftains and arr now operging in their distinctive white livery betweeft Bristol, the Midlands and the North.
Goldings took over one of these 1,ehieles from Mr. J. Costelloe, Oakland Court, Prestbury Road, Cheltenham, who has been granted special A licences for five vehicles (24 tons 8 cwt.). The remainder of these have been assigned as follows: three (17 tons 4 cwt.) to Cleeve Hill Transport, Ltd., in the East Midland Area, and one (4 tons 4 cwt.) to Mr. Knipe, Hungerstone, Aliens More, Hereford, in the
West Midland Area. Mr. Costello mentioned under "London and Counties."
A second purchase, this time vehicles (11 tons), has been m Messrs. T. S. and N. Ross, 112 But Cardiff. This concern returned haulage field in February with tw( bought from British Road Service!
The South Wales Licensing Autfu granted special A licences to the fol Entress Transport, Ltd., St. Mary Swansea, for four vehicles (31 assigned by S. J. Talbot (Fruit lE Ltd.; Mr. R. J. Greatrex, Spr Culverhouse Cross, Ely, Cardiff, th tons); Gwent Transport (Swansea 28 Alexandra Road, Swansea, two ( Mr. W. Hughes, 2 Lower Wern Ystalyfera, Swansea Valley, two (1 one of which (31 tons) has been ; to Lloyd Bros. (Killay), Ltd., Ea Coed Garage, Sketty, Swansea; ant D. E. Davies, one (3 tons), assiA Hills Transport (Dinas Powis), Ltt House, Dinas Powis, Glam.
LONDON AND HOME COUN Three Bedford 5-6-ton vans acqi. A. K. Colman and Co., 9 Garnaul Forty Hill, Enfield, Middx, will I to supplement their existing regular to Birmingham and the Midlands, form the basis of expansion in the The manager of this concern, Mr Howard, has only recently joinet from 11.R.S.
Adam Bros. (Kingston), Ltd,, Ia gate Road, Kingston-on-Thames, who have been granted special A for two vehicles (7 tons 1 cwt.) a trailers, have purchased a total vehicles. These comprise three ( 7-tonners, an E.R.F. tractor with low-loading trailer and a Bedford tractor with low-loading trailer.
Messrs. G. W. F. and J. F. H. (J. F. Roberts), 62 Warley Hill, Brei have had four vehicles (11 tons made over to them by Mr. J. Cs Oakland Court. Prestbury Road. ( ham (see also "Western Area "). originally at Brentwood, Essex, vehicles are now operating from Mews, Homsey Road, London, N.7 comprise petrol-engined Austin 5which Mr. J. F. Roberts hopes to with oil-engined vehicles.
Two Bedford 10-cwt. vans has added to the fleet of ex-B.R.S. already purchased by Wright at (King's Cross), Ltd., 147-155 Call Road. London. N.I.
Services to London, the Midlar Lancashire are run by Mrs. B. A. S (W. Saunders),Dinah's Dell, Win
Amersham. Bucks, who has taken over a Bedford 5-6-tonner Bedford 8-10-ton articulated outfit.
For some years, Mrs. M. Gr Mary's Laundry), 18 Duncombe London, N.19, has hired a Bedfc from the Hackney Marsh Group of She has now acquired this vehicle, a The Commercial Motor that she want the special A licence for it.
One of four vehicles (22 tons 1 bought by Mr. S. Kaye, Downs Downs Road, London, E.5, ha assigned to Lees Direct Transpc (Enfield), Ltd., 372 Hertford Road, Middx. It is an Albion 12-tonn will join this concern's existing ex vehicles which are now servii Midlands and Scotland.
Atlas Express Co., Ltd., 9-21 Street, Tooley Street, London, S.E figured prominently in last week's from the East Midland's, have been a special A licence for a further (3 tons) by the Metropolitan Li Authority (see also " Scotland ").
Other repeat purchasers are Transport Co., Ltd., 52 Lambton London, N.19, two vehicles (7 tons and Mr. A. J. Thornhill, 13 Ni Road, Addiscombe, Surrey, one 12 cwt.).