Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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Horbury Urban District Council is to buy an ambulance.
Cardiff Corporation is buying three A,E.C. Regal. buses.
Epsom and Ewell Council is buying a new 'fire-engine, costing £1,385. Bristol lire Brigade has ordered a Leyland 800-1,000 g.p.m. fire pump, Brighton Corporation has accepted the tender of George Newman and Co., Ltd., for the supply of a Talbot ambulance.
West Hartlepool Town Council has accepted the tender of Charles H. Roe, Ltd., Leeds. for the supply of six double-deck trolleybus bodies. Todmorden Corporation is in the market for a 700 g.p.m. fire-engine, equipped with a 60-ft. escape. The closing date for tenders is July 30.
Blackwell Rural District Council requires two vans of British make, quotations being required for 8 30 h.p. and 12 h.p. vehicles; the closing date is July 28.
Bradford Cleansing Committee recommends that in substituting the beat for the gang system in two districts, a motor vehicle be purchased at an estimated cost of £666.
Wortley Rural District Council requires two 2-ton scavenging lorries. Details may be obtained from the sanitary inspector, Council
• Offices, Grenoside; tenders close on August 3. Shopehed Urban -District Council is in the market for is 3-ton tipping lorry for its gas department, a 2-ton end-tipper having to be taken in part exchange; tenders close on July 27.
Oldham Watch Committee invites tenders for the supply of a prison van details of which may he obtained from the Chief Constable, Town Nall. Oldham. The closing date for tenders is July 31.
Pontefract Corporation is considee.ng the purchase of a 2-ton vehicle.
Acton Corporation recommends the purchase sr a Earlier sweeper-collector.
Bournemouth Health Committee Is to purchase three refuse collectors, at a cost of 121,050 aeh. City of 1-ondon Corporation recommends the purchase of three motor sweepers at a cost of 1,354.
Dorchester Corporation has accepted the tender of the Lee Motor Works, Ltd., for the supply of a Bedford lorry. Bournemouth Corporation is buying a Leyland motor pump. Westover Garage, Ltd., is supplyF in the council with a Morris van.
aurten-on-Trent Watch Committee is to obtain tenders for the supply oi a high-speed van or use in connection with the fire brigade. Yarmouth Corporation recommends the acceptance of the quotation of Maudes. Ltd., at £34.5, for the supply of a tower wagon.
Norwieh Corporation has accepted the tender of Maudes of Norwich, Ltd., for the supply of three Dennis moving-floor, refuse-collection vehicles.
Swansea Watch Committee has accepted the tender of Nelson Garages, Ltd., for the supply of a Bedford saloon tender, with first-aid equipment, for the fire brigade. namsbottont Urban District Council requires a 7-8-enbic-yd. refuse collector; a 1934 vehicle has to be taken in part exchange. The closing date for tenders is July 28. Swansea Motor Committee has accepted the following tenders:—Palmer and Evans; Ltd., for an Austin ambulance, a 30-cwt. 'MorrisCommercial lorry and an Austin disinfecting van; Messrs. J. and P. Bevan for a Starrier .2-ton lorry, and Mr. D. J. Davies for a Starrier gully-emptier.