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Seven More Units Go To Mr. Grange

20th May 1955, Page 48
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Peterborough Haulier Adds Another 23 Lorries to Earlier Purchases : More Vehicles Sold in Eight Areas

SEVEN more list 9 units have been bought by Mr. V. J. Grange, 124 Bridge Street, Peterborough. They comprise 23 lorries (64,1 tons).

His earlier purchase of four units offered in list 9 was reported in The Commercial Motor on May 6. Thirteen lorries with a total unladen weight of 351 tons were concerned then. Most of the vehicles taken over by Mr. Grange in the past have been transferred to other operators.

The grant of Special A licences for

0 many more ex-British Road Sconces' vehicles is reported below.

• SCOTLAND A fleet strength nearly double that operated by the Charles . Alexander transport Group before nationalization has been achieved by Charles Alexander and Partners (Transport), Ltd., Aberdeen, with the success of yet another of their tenders, this time for 38 operational lorries and 13 trailers (176 tons) based in Aberdeen. There are also seven spare lorries and 18 trailers. June 20 is the take-over date.

Charles Alexander's fleet now totals 207 vehicles and 53 trailers (23 vehicles and 21 trailers are additional), the total unladen *eight involved being 850 tons.The prenationalization fleet numbered about 120 %chides.

This latest purchase includes offices and a warehouse in Virginia Street, and premises in Rodger's Walk. The fleet includes 10 articulated outfits—one a 20-ton low-loader and another' for carrying livestock—four eight-wheelers, two sixwheelers, four tippers, seven livestock carriers, six livestock containers, two furniture containers, and five livestock trailers. It was originally the property of Messrs. Wordie and Wisely. .

Charles Alexander and Partners have as one of their objects the introduction of co-partnersh:p.


The Northern Licensing Authority has granted special/A licences to: Mr. J. A. Brailsford, Ansside, Carnforth, for one vehicle (2 tons 19 cwt.); M. Cook (Stocksfield), Ltd., Blue Bell Garage, Stocksfield, one (31 tons), assigned by Mr. G. GilbeY, 9 Bothal Street, Newcastle upon Tyne; Mr. A. Moat, 108 Queen s Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4, one (3 tons), assigned by Mr. N. Moat, 120 Queen's Court; and Mr. F. J. Westwood, 8 Norton Crescent, Sadberge, Darlington, a lorry (2 tons 13 cwt.) and a container assigned by Mr. S. Spink, Bert rain House, Middleton Tyas.

, NORTH-WEST A direct purchase of an articulated outfit (6 tons) has been made by Contractors (Transport), Ltd., Greg Street, Reddish, Stockport.

Mr. L. Cleave, Holly Bank, Audlem, near Crewe, who has taken over five lorries and two trailers from Mr. J. Brindley, The Close, Sharnford, Hinckley, has transferred two of the lorries and the trailers (141 tons) to A. and H. Davey (Roadways), Ltd., Vernon Road, Stoke-onTrent; a lorry (42 tons) to Mr. J. -T. Trevor, in the West Midland Traffic Area; one (s tons) to J. Walsh (Darwen), Ltd.,


Bull Hill, Darwen; and one (5 tons) Io Gleave Transport (Audlem),. Ltd., Holly Bank, Audlem, near Crewe. • •

Mr. Gleave has also made over to Gleave Transport another four lorries and a trailer (201 tons).

Gleave Transport have taken over four lorries (281 tons) from the Warrington Warehousing Co., 40a Ellesmere Road, Stockton Heath; one (3i tons) from Mr. R. N. Richardson, 100 Dudley Road East, Oldbury; one (61 tons) from Bassetis Roadways, Ltd., Grayswood, Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent; and one (41 tons) from Mr. J. Brindley.

Lorries have also been transferred by Mr. Cleave to: Messrs. Bell Haulage, 1 Todd Street, Manchester, one (3 tons); Bryte Wear, Ltd., Wharton Hall, Winsford, two (122 tons); R. A. Delahunt, Ltd., Thistle Works, Eltorthead Road, Sutton Heath, St. Helens, one (32 tons);

Jack Jones and Co.. Oaklands, Llansantffraid, Mont, one (41 tons); Mr. K. M. Jones, Bryn Cottage, Bryn Lane, Isycoed, near Wiexham. one (31 tons); J. March ington and Sons, Ltd., Dove Holes, Stockport. two (91-Ions); Messrs. S. J. Morns, Castle View, Llanfechain, Mont, one (5 tons): Mrs. V. S. Palmer, 4 Beaver Road, Didsbury, one (3 tons); Mr. T. A.

Peers, 224 Turncroft Lane. Stockport, one (3 tons); Richmond Haulage (Salford), Ltd., 23 llornby Road, Stretford, one (31 tons); Mr. E. Seddon, 51 Old Lane, Prescot, one (41 tons); Mr. T. Shingler, The Poplars, Liverpool Road; Bickerstaffe, near Ormskirk, one (31 tons); Mr. G. A.

Whitfield, Penley Mill, Pentey, Wrexham, one (31 tons); Messrs. J. Williams and

Son, 224 Leigh Road, Boothstown, near

Manchester, one (42 tons); Mr. C. Miller, Red Gables, Wheelton, near Chorley, a

lorry and a trailer (8 tons): Mcsars. R.

Spencer and Sons, The Arches, Marston Lane, Marston, near Northwich. a lorry and a trailer (8 tons); R. H. /ginner. Ltd.,

Railway Arches, Kirkham, a lorry and a trailer (8 tons) (see also " Yorkshire ");

and Sandbach Transport, Ltd., !Watkins Bank Works, Sandbach, four lorries (14; tons).

Sandhach Transport have re-assigned one of the lorries (3 tons) to Mr. W. A. Rodgers, in the West Midland Traffic Area.

Other assignments authorized by the North Western Licensing Authority are: a lorry (1,1 tons) to Messrs_ Ambassador Transport Services, la Smith Street, Salford, 5, by Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick

Street, Oldham; one (3 tons) to Mr. J. C.

Davies, 15 Gorse Lane, Gorse Hill, Stretford, by Roberts Coaches, Ltd., Martins Lane, Crewe; two (6 tons) to L. M. Dean (Transport), Ltd., 91 Chancellor Lane, Ardwick, Manchester, 12, by Mr. E. R.

Cowen, 55 Brown Street, Manchester, 2; and one (31 tons) to Mr. P. Rimmer, 37 ,Crescent Road, Birkdale, Southport, by Hague Transport, Ltd., Briars Lane, Lathorn, Ormskirk.


Six operators in the Yorkshire Area have taken over lorries from Hackctts Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford. Mr. C. L. Metcalfe, Rose Laird, Park Lane, Cottingham, near Hull, has acquired two; Messrs. J. Gillie and F. Tony, 163 County Road South, Hull, one; Mr. A. P. floffingworth, Stoneleigh, Comberworth, near Huddersfield, one: Mr. W. Mellor, Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, Huddersfield, one; Mr. W. G. Robinson, Roydrock, Gilstead, Bingley, one; and Mr. E. Robson, The Garage, ,Wamsford, Driffield, one.

R. H. Millner, Ltd., Station Garage, Kirkham, Lanes, have transferred a lorry to Mr. P. Callery, 45 Springfield Place, Leeds, 3, and a trailer (3 tons) to Mr. J. M. McInnes, Olympic Garage, Ings Road, Wakefield.

Assignments have also been made by: Mr. A. Hemery, 36 Campion Avenue, Hessle High Road, Hull, of a lorry to Hemery Bros. Transport, Ltd., of the samf address; and W. F. McQuire and Sons. Ltd., Burton Road, Leeds, 10, one to S. Ward (Leeds), Ltd., 216 Jack Lane, Leeds.

WEST MIDLANDS Six more lorries (39 tons) have been acquired by J. Hart and Sons, Ltd., Woodhouse Garage, Biddulph.

Assignments recently authorized by the West Midland Licensing Authority are those -of: five vehicles (141 tons) to Messrs. Frederick Allen, Bungalow Garage, Newtown Road, Bedworth, by Mr. F. Allen, of the same address; one (3 tons) to Mr. H. Bloor, Sandford Hill Farm, Longton, by Mrs. L. Forrester, Dobson's Bridge, Whixall, Whitchurch. Salop; one (5 tons) to Mr. H. Edwards, Sunny Fields, Church Lane, heron, near Shrewsbury, and one (3 tons) to Mr. M. J. Parry, The Garage, Picklescort, Leehotwood, both by Mr. L. Gleave, Audlern ; and one (3 tons) to Mr. S. Machin, 46 Buckmaster Avenue, Newcastte-under-Lyme, by Mr. N. Beech, Hope Street, Hanley_


Mr. V. J, Grange, 124 Bridge Street, Peterborough, has successfully tendered for another seven units in list 9 comprising a total of 23 lot ries (641 tons. Three arc based at Bermondsey (6031, 6033 and 5884), two al Bishopsgate (5870 and 5878), one at Croydon (6071), and one at Badby (5929). One (3 tons) of the Bermondsey-based vehicles is to be transferred to Mr. A. E. Barber, Swanton Morley, near Dereham.

Mr. L. G. A. Cousins, Sible Hedingham, was the successful tenderer in the case of list S.4 unit 6632 (Sible Hedingharn) (The Commercial Motor, May 6). This unit comprised premises and seven vehicles, including three articulated vehicles (161 tons), and a spare. Turners (Soham), Ltd.. Soham, are to take over one (2 tons).

Turners (Soham), Ltd.. have also bought the Littleport unit (1461). This consists of premises and five vehicles (121 tons).

WESTERN AREA A lorry (3 tons) has been made over to Mr. D. F. A, Morse, Ruggs Farm, Chedzoy, Sons, by S. Ball and Son (Transport), Ltd., West End Garage, Chipping Sudbury.

Messrs, W. T. Brown and Son, Nailbridge, Drybrook, Gas, have bought 'a lorry weighing 3 tons 9 cwt. unladen.

1.0NDON AND HOME COUNTIES Bethnal Green unit 5879, comprising three lorries (9 tons) has gone to Mr. Fred Harris, 209a Hertford Road, Enfield. Mr. Sidney Harris, 20 Salem House, London, E.9, has had his tender accepted for Bermondsey Special Traffics unit 6199, comprising two vans (6 tons).

A lorry (2 tons 17 cwt.) and a trailer have been made over to W. J. Smith Pascoe and Co., Ltd., 8 Lloyds Avenue. London, E.C.3, by Samuel Williams and Sons, Ltd., of the same address.

Special A licences have been granted by the Metropolitan Licensing Authority to; London and Carfax Contract Services, Ltd., 33 Great St. Helens, Bishopsgate, London, E.C.3, for two vehicles (5 tons 18 cwt.); Messrs. Olrich Transport, 15 Grove Street, Cobridgc, Stoke-onzTrent, one (2 tons 19 cwt.) based in London; Messrs. Park Road Motors, 49 Park Road, Preston, an articulated outfit (3 tons 17 cwt.) based in London; and Redland Transport, Ltd., Kingsfield, Rhill, Surrey, a lorry (7 tons 11 cwt.).

Graham Adams, Ltd.' Transport When., Diekerage Lane, New Malden, Surrey, have

taken over a lorry (3 tons) and a trailer from Cheamside Haulage Co., Ltd., 270 Sutton Common Road. Sutton, Surrey, who have bought two lorries (5 tons 17 cwt.) and two trailers.

Two lorries have been assigned by: C. and F. Warren. Ltd., in the Eastern Traffie Area. One (4 tons 7 cwt.) has gone to Messrs. A. Dowell and Sons. Queensmere. Arterial Road; Basildon, Essex, and one 131 tons) to !VLF.. F. H. Swift, Lawn Lodge. Rectory Road. Basildon. More London-based vehicles have been transferred by Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick Street, Oldham. Messrs. Whithams Trans, port, 11 Market Street. Droylsden. Manchester, have taken a lorry (5 tons 9 cwt.) and a" trailer. and Mr. W. J. Howard, Eldridge Grove Brickworks, Prcstwood, Great Missenden, Bucks, a lorry (5 tons 4 cwt.) and a trailer.

Titterrell's Transport (London), Ltd., 501 Silwood Street, ,London. S.E.16, who have had two lorries (5 tons 13 cwt.) transferred to them by Mr. S. Allen, 2 Jerome House. Carr Street, London, E.14, have assigned a vehicle (2 tons 9scWt.) to Mi. S. P. Miles, 26 Tredgold Street, London, W.11.

Percy D. Sleeman, Ltd., 91 Cowley Road,. Uxbridge, Middx. who have taken over four more lorries (12 tons .2 cwt.). have transferred two (8 tons 6 cwt.) to Ceres Road Haulage, 35 Lavidgc Road, London, S.E.9; one (3 tons) to -Eastwood Transport Co., Ltd., Bienvenue Avenue. Eastwood, Essex, and one (4I tons) to Mr. W. J. West, (Nuttfield Close. Croxley Green, Rickmansworth.

Other assignments made by Percy D. Sleeman, Ltd., are: a lorry "(4,I, tons) to Mr. A. E. Harris. 73 Victoria Road, London. N.9; one (3 tons 6 cwt.) to Mr. V. A. Langan, 60 Blenheim Crescent, Luton; and one (4 tons 2 cwt.) to Mr: G. A. Turner, Little Heath Farms_ Steels Lane, Oxshott, Surrey. Mr. P. I. Christensen, 84 High Street,

New Transport Companies

H. C. Fensoms (Traamor1). Ltd. Cap. t:100. Subs.: F. W. Eve 5 Christ Church Mount. Epsom. Surrey, and G. D. pegrum. 62-64 Moorgate. London, E.C.2.

Dagenham Transport. Ltd. Cap. 11.500, Dirs.: A. J. Holloway and Mrs. B. S. Holloway. .114 Gorsebrook Road, Dagenham. Essex. Reg. office: 114 Gorsebrook Road, Dagenham.

Broad and Montagne. Ltd. Cap. 42.000. Mrs.: Robert L. Montague. 8 Sherborne Road. Pelts Wood. Kent and Lionel R. Broad. 134 Auckland Road, London. S.E.19. Sec.: L. R. Broad. Reg. office: 85 Blackwell Lane. London. 5.E.10.

Grosvenor Haulage Co. uviaseheden, LtdCap.

£100. Dies.' Mrs. Dora Buckley. 5 Asheou Avenue. Rrownley Green, Wythenshawe. Manchester. and Mrs. Irene M. Pare. 23 Exbourne Road. Woodhouse Park. Wythenshawe. See.: Dora Buckley. Reg. office: 9 Higher York Street. Cborlton on Medloek. Manchester.

H. Brown and Sons (Coal and Haulage). Ltd.

Cap. £4,050. Dirs.* Harry Brown and Mrs, Elizabeth A. Brown. 41 Northumberland Street. Nottingham; Harry Brown inr.. 49 SalisburV Street. Beeston. Nous, Sydney A. Brown and Leslie Brown. Sec.: S. A. Brown. Reg. office: 28 Park Row. Nottingham.

Barkers Traffic Services (Loudon), Ltd. Cap. 4200. Dirs.: John Stevens. South Lodge. Esher Park Avenue, Esher. Surrey; Mrs. Irene DellaPorter. 23 Knighton Grange Road., Lecester: Wilfred Barker and Anthony M. P. PriddyCamson. Reg. office: 38 Church Street. Bafilerton.

Newark. ••

Harry Shaw and Sons, Ltd. Cap. £5.000. Dirs,: Harry Shaw and Lena Shaw, Cocicroft Fold Farm. Harden. near Bingley. 'Yorks, and Cyril Shaw. Barley Cole House. Riddlesden. Retahtey. Sec.:

Buntingford, Herts, has now transferred a lorry (2 tons 18 cwt.) made over to him by Griniwades Transpoit, Ltd., in the Eastern Traffic Area, to his company, P. I. Christensen and Co., Ltd., 231 Strand, London. W.C.2.

The Metropolitan Licensing Authority has also authorized the following assignments: John Harris (Cartage), Ltd., _Neptune House, Water Lane, London.

Harry Shaw. Reg. office: Cockroft Fold Farm. Harden.

Mason BIM (Haulage and storage), Ltd.' Cap. 460.000. Subs.: Gilbert Laycock, 31 1...yondale Avenue. Birkby, Huddersfield, and Nancy E. Jackman. 106 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield. Reg. office: Wilton Gardens. Rotherham.

Parkstone Transport Co.. Ltd. Cap £1.000. Subs.: W. C. Gregory. 86 Conn Gardens, London, N.W.9. and A. R. Branca, 179 Grove Green Road. London, E.11.

C. G. Haulage. Ltd. Cap. £100. Subs.: Albert Granville and Charles G. Granville. 33a South Road, London. S.W.19. Sec.: A. W. Granville. Reg. office: 134 George Street. Croydon.

Blackburn Boos. (Haulage), Ltd. Cap. £20,000. Dirs.: W. IT. Blackburn. 103 Meadrow. Go.dalming: George Blackburn, 1 Mead Villas. Meadrow; Arthur S. Blackburn. W. A. Blackburn. R. -s. Blackburn and H. .1. 'Blackburn, Sec.: R. A. Blackburn. Reg. office: 105 Mcadrow, Godalming.

R. A. Giddings. Ltd. Cap. £5,000. Hrs.: Richard A. Gidd:ngs and Kathleen E. M. Giddings. 64 Station Road. Westbury. Wilts. Sec.: Kathleen E. M. Giddings. Reg. office: 64 Station Road. Westbury.

I. Caswell (Ebbw Vale), Ltd. Cap. £10.000. Dirs.: Isaac Caswell. 30 Eureka Place. Ebbw Vale, Mon. and Isaac G. Caswell. 61 Lilian Grove. Ehbw Vale. Sec.: David A. Stroud. Reg, office: 30 Eureka Place, Ebbw Vale.

E. T. White and Sons. Ltd. Cap. 46.000. Dirs.: Edward T. White. Flint House. Calver. near Sheffield, Edward J. White. The Bungalow. Calvet*, and Harry R. White. Ravenna Cottage. Culver. Sec.: Harry R. White. RCR. office: Flint House. Calves.

E.C.. a vehicle (2 tons 19 cwt.) to Roadmaster Transport, Ltd., 14 King Street, London. W.C.2; Messrs. H. and H. Transport, 118a Danes Road, London, E.7. one (7 tons 14 cwt.) to Messrs. G. A. Sinfield and Son, 81 Abbey Wood Road. London, S.E.2; and Mr. R. Trim, 388a Grove Green Road, London, E.11, one (3 tons) to Tribbs Haulage Contractors Ltd.. of the same address. '

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