Mr. Elvy Resumes Control
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Former Owner Again Operating from Sittingbourne On His Own Account
pRIVATELY owned lorries are again operating from the Sittingbourne depot of British Road Services, Mr. W. Elvy, London Road, Key Street, Sittingbourne, who, until August 1, was superintendent of the depot. is continuing the service given by B.R.S. to local agriculture with eight special-A-licence vehicles, comprising Bedford 6-fonners and a Thames 10-cwt. van.
Mr. Elvy, who built up the Sittingbourne business some years ago, joined B.R.S. when his concern was acquired in 1949. At that time his fleet was slightly larger than at present, but he is hoping to be successful with other tenders. Under B.R.S., some 30 vehicles were operated from the depot, which was leased to the State undertaking by Mr. Elvy, and he is employing a number of these to maintain the services.
NORTHERN AREA Four lorries (13 tons 6 cwt.) bought by R.A.H.• Transporters, Ltd., 28 The Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, have now been transferred to Quelch Carriers, Ltd., of the same address,
J. W. Capstaff, Ltd., Eastern and Western Lodges, Off Coach Lane, Little Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, have bought three more lorries (7 tons 2 cwt.), two of which (6 tons .3 cwt.) were made over to them by -Messrs. Smart and Cardella, 4 Baltic Chambers, Quayside, Newcastle upon-Tyne.
Messrs D. Alderson and Son, Main Street, Brough, have bought a lorry (5 tons 2 cwt.) from Robsons Border Transport, Ltd., . 34 Lowther Street, Carlisle,and one (3 tons 7 cwt.) from Little Strickland Trading Co., Ltd., Little Strjckland, Newby, near Penrith.
RobSons Border Transport have also transferred vehicles In Mr. H. Barwick, Crantock, Gilsland. Carlisle (onc----4 tons 17 cwt.) and Mr. T. B. Sayer, Shadforth House, Brough, one weighing 5 tons 1 cwt. unladen.
Other lorries have changed hands as follows; G. S. Goodison, Ltd.. Parkend, Ormesby, near Middlesbrough, have transferred live (19 tons 12 cwt.) to Lintzgarth Transport Co., Ltd., of the same address; Mr. H. Dunn, 9 Beech Road, Bishop Auckland, one (6 tons 2 cwt.) so Mr, A. Cadman, 34 William Street, Low Spcnnymoor, and reassigned to Cawthorne and Sinclair, Ltd.. 102b High West Street, Gateshead; Mr. J. A. W. .Woodrow, 22 Garnet Street. Saltburn-by-the-Sea, one (3 tons) to Mr. K. W. Devereux, 355 Norton Road, Norton-on-Tees; Mr. A. Cusick, Oldham, one (3 tons 3 cwt.), based at Thornaby, to Mr. E. C. EnglandKerr, Lyndene, 6 Ladies Walk, Inverness; Mr. A. Moat. 108 Queen's Court. Newcastle upon Tyne, one (2 tons 18 cwt.) to Mr. N. Moat, of the same address; Mr. E. Waters, 13 Woodleigh Road, Monkseaton, one (2 tons 17 cwt.) to Mr. W. H. Robinson, 46 Sycamore Street, Ashinglon: Slaters Transport, Ltd., Thornton-Dale, Pickering, two (5 tons 19 cwt.) to Messrs. 3. Sanderson and Sons, East Crescent, Loftus; and Hacketts Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford, 5, four (29 tons 9 cwt.) to Tees-Side Carriers, Ltd., Portrack Garage, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees.
Cusick (Oldham), Ltd„ Thornton Street North, Manchester, 9, have transferred two lorries based at Newcastle upon Tyne. One (4L, tons) has gone to Mtur's Transport, Ltd., Cupar, Fifeshire and the other (2 tons 18 cwt.) to Mr. M. Wilson, 30 Tay Street, Liverpool.
A further 33 vehicles, including five articulated outfits (1931 tons); have been licensed to Hacketts Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford, 5.
Of these, four lorries (291 tons) have gone to Tees-Side Carriers, Ltd., Portrack Garage, Stockton-on-Teee; seven vehicles, one of them an articulated outfit (23 tons), to Mr. V. J. Grange, 124 Bridge Street, Peterborough; a lorry (5 tons) to Bowman and Sons, Bridgford Farm, Big Barn Lane. Mansfield; one (71 tons) to Mansfield Haulage, Ltd., Stacey Road Garage, Mansfield; two (14 tons) to L. Green (Haulage), Ltd., 74 Broad Street, Parkgate, near Rotherham; one (7 tons) to Mr. J. M. Machines, Wakefield Garage, Ings Road, Wakefield; four, including an articulated outfit (291 tons), to Bluebird Garages (Hull), Ltd., Hull; one (71 tons) to Wild, Condon, Ltd., Leek Road, Hanky; an articulated outfit (4 tons) to J. L. Cooper, Ltd.. Church Garage, Leek Road, Milton; six lorries (45 tons) to 3, Rhind (Haulage Contractor), Ltd., Aberdeen; and a lorry (6) tons) to Mr. F. Taylor, 37 Oliver Close, London, E.10. flacketts Haulage have also transferred lorries concerned in other purchases. to: Messrs. G. Edwards and Son, 1 Deans Lane, Thelwall, near Warrington (one7 tons); Messrs. Parks Transport, 47 Portland Place, Hamilton (two-151 tons) based in Widnes; Woodcocks Transport (Chorley), Ltd., Park Road Garage, Heskin, Chorley (two-15 tons): Mr. W. Cooper. in the Yorkshire Traffic Area (one-7i tons); and Mr. W. Meltor, Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, Huddersfield.
Woodcocks Transport have now reassigned these vehicles to S. J. Harris (Transport), Ltd., Glasgow. one (8 tons) and Alfreton Transport, Ltd., Meadow Lane, Alfreton, one (7 tons).
Three other lorries and a trailer have also been acquired by Woodcocks Fransport from other operators. A lorry (5; tons) came from Mr. J. Pickthall. Langdale Road, Newton, Lancaster, and the other two lorries (141 tons) and the trailer (17 tons) from J. W. Fieldsend, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford. 5. One of them (7 tons) has been reassigned to Mr. E. M. Marshall, its the Yorkshire Traffic Area.
Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick Street, Oldham, has also taken over another six lorries (431 tons), one of which (71 tons) has been transferred to Messrs. T. Brady and Sons, in the Northern Traffic Area. Mr. Cusick has also sold two vehicles (111 tons) to E. Hewitt and Co., Ltd., 6-8 Henry Square, Ashton-under-Lyne. one of which (31 tons) has been reassigned to Diamond Industries (Manchester), Ltd., 53 Market Street. Manchester, 1.
YORKSHIRE Baldry's. Ltd., The Green, Newbald, York, have bought another three lorries, one of them an Atkinson eight-wheeler, which came from Hackett): Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross !Lane, Salford. 5. They have now been transferred to Baldry's Haulage, Ltd„ 180 Albert Avenue, Hull. The other two are Foden 10-tonners, originally based at Doncaster. '
Twelve lorries and three trailers have been acquired by F. and H. Croft (Yeadon), Ltd., Yeadon. Eleven of • the lorries and the three trailers were transferred by Messrs. F. and H. Croft, of the same address, and 'the 'other lorry by Tockwith Transport Co., Brewery Yard, Tockwith.
Six lorries and three trailers have been taken over from B.R.S. by Messrs. Walton and Helliwell. Halifax. Mr. W. Storey, Pontefract. who has bought another nine vehicles, has transferred them to Harrisons of Dewsbury, Ltd., Bradford Road, Dewsbury.
Other irect purchases have been made by G. and C. HoldSworth, Ltd., 9 Harrison Road, Halifax, a lorry; Messrs. W. Warrington and Son, 15 Ryegafe Road, Sheffield. 10, two; Mr. E. Beaumont, 65 Bywell Road, Dewsbury, one; Mr. G. Cheetham. 10 Warren Walk, Royston, near Barnsley. one; Stanley Beamont. Ltd., 57 Bradford Road, Dewsbury. two; and Mr. F. S. T. Wright. Flaxley Road, Selby, an articulated vehicle.
Assignments have been made as follows: Mr. J. M. MeInnes, Olymp:a Garage,
Jugs Road, Wakefield, a trailer to F. Heaton and Sons (Transport), Ltd., Toftshaw Lane, Bradford; Mr. S. Hughes, Somerville, Leeds Road, Mirfield, a lorry to Messrs. A. Clark and Sons, 34 Lanshaw Terrace. Leeds, 10; Hacketts Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford, 5, two to L. Green (Haulage), Ltd., 74 Broad Street, Parkgate, Rotherhatn; George Siddall (Transport), Ltd., South Darley, Matlock, one to Mr. H. Ayres, 631 Stannington Road, Sheffield, 6; Pontefract Bros. (Haulage), Ltd., Parkhead Garage, Holmfirth, one to Mr. W. S. Illingworth, I Lane Bottom, Holintirth; Mr. L. Broadhead, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, one to Mr. J. W. Smith, 95 Wood Road, Sheffield, 6; Mr. E. Weston, 17 East Avenue; Stalybridge, one to Jack Robinson (Leeds), Ltd., 7 Temple Gate, Whitkirk, Leeds; Flowers . Transport, Ltd., Fetter Lane. York. one to Pasley (New Millardam), Ltd., Three Houses Garage, Sandal, near Wakefield; and Mr. C. Key, 72 Holdemess Road, Hull, two to Bluebird Garages (Hull). Ltd., 70 Holderness Road, and two to Valley Transport Co„ Ltd., 254-256 Wincolmlee,
Another three lorries (10 tons) have gone to Bereiford Transport, Ltd., High Street, Tunstall, Stoke on This company have transferred a lorry (31 tons), involved in ,another purchase, to Messrs. H. Proctor and Sons, Sprink View, 13iddulph Moor, Stoke-on-Trent.
Two more lorries (91 tons), based in Birmingham, have gone to Mr. Sam Anderson, Newhouse. .Messrs. W. G. Goddard and Sons, 7 Newland Street, New Hilton, Rugby, have taken over another one (6 tons); Dale and Drake, Ltd., King Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, one
(3 tons), assigned by J. Hart and Sons, Ltd., Woodhouse Garage, Biddulph (bought originally by Mr. H. F. Fox, High Street, Sandyford. Tunstall); Messrs. Express Motor Carriers, 4 Smithfield Street, Oswestry, one (51 tons), assigned by Murphy Bros., Ltd., Syston, Leicester; Mr. C. F. Knipe, Hungerstone, Allensmore, Hereford, one (71 tons), assigned by Mr. W. Whiting, Crickhowell; Messrs. Plant and Evans, 28 Audmore Road, Gnosall, Stafford, one (4 tons), assigned by Mr, W. A, Rogers; 75 Hassam Parade, Newcastle; and M. Wood (Transport), Ltd., Exchange Buildings, New Street, Birmingham, one (3 tons), assigned by Mr. F. A. K. Buckner, 12 Grotto Road, Market Drayton,
New purchasers are Mr. W. Gamer, 7 Fieldway, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, who has bought two lorries (6 tons); Messrs. George Bros., The Brook, Ashford Carbonell, Ludlow, one (5 tons), transferred by Mr. A. Cusick, Pldham; Mr. L. Charlton, New Lea Garage, Lea, near Hereford. one (31 tons), transferred by S. Ball and Son, Ltd., Chipping Sodbury ; and Mr. E. W. Morris, 27 Pirton Village, near Worcester, one (3 tons), transferred by Ashmore's (Auto Engineers), Ltd., Roebuck Lane, West Bromwich.
Special A licences have been granted by the West Midland Licensing Authority for the following assignments: Grayswoocl Transport. Ltd., Grayswood, Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent, a lorry (41 tons) by Mr. R G. Bassett, Grayswood, Tittensor; Mr. J. Hadley, 164 Wright's Lane, Old Hill. one (2; tons) by Mr. H. Cartwright; Messrs. Millichamp Haulage, 116 Frederick Road, Stechford; Birmingham, a trailer by F. D. Brown. Ltd., 46 Beeches Drive, Erdington. Birmingham; Oldbury Trans
port, Ltd., 100 Dudley Road East, Oldbury, a lorry (4 tons) by Messrs. Brewster Bros., 16 Wolseley Road, Bilston; Mr. J. M. Trevor, West Stella, Granville Avenue, Newport, Salop, one (31 tons) by Mr. L. Gleave, Audlem, Cheshire; Mr. R. J. Gee, Woodvale, Sutherland Road, Longdon, Stoke-on-Trent, a lorry (51 tons) and a trailer, by J. W. Fieldsend, Ltd., Salford: and E. Hartshorne and Son, Ltd., Springhead Garage, Bull Street, Darlaston, an articulated outfit (21 tons) by Mr. George Griston, Copeland Road, London, S.E.15. Mr. Trevor has transferred an articulated outfit (21 tons) to Messrs. C. and H. W. Taylor, 32 Parliament Street. Liverpool.
Two lorries (7 tons 18 cwt.) have been taken over by H. V. Perry (Wareham), Ltd., Northport House, Wareham, in a first purchase. Messrs. Minall Bros., 26 Tynings, Clutton, have also taken over their first vehicle (2 tons 19 cwt,) from B.R.S. It was transferred by Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Thornton Street North, Manchester, 9.
Repeat purchases have been made by J. Smith (13icknor), Ltd., Carterspiece, near Coleford, of three lorries (13 tons 4 cwt.); A. D. Forsey, Ltd., Worle, Weston-super-Mare, one (1 ton 16 cwt.); Elliott Bros. (Cheltenham), Ltd.. Princes Road, Cheltenham, one (1 ton 17 cwt.): and Messrs. J. A. Williams and Son, 44 Mill Road, Liverpool, 6, one (8 tons 9 cwt.) based at Bristol, assigned by Messrs. R. Febry, 1. A. Ball and A. A. Baylis, Chipping Soclbury, S. Ball and Son (Transport), Ltd., Chipping Sodbury, have made over a lorry weighing 3 tons unladen to Mr. H. D. G. Benson, Langleigh.