MUNICIPAL PURCHASES and PROPOSALS
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East SUSSeX County Council is to buy six light lorries, three petrol rollers and six trailers.
Oldham Watch Committee is •considering the question of providing a new ambulance. The supplies committee of the London County Council recommends the purchase of two 2312-ton vans.
Southwark Borough Council has authorized the purchase of a van for the health department.
Chichester City Council has decided to purchase a Morris-Commercial three-way tipping lorry. Coventry Transport Committee is to purchase two additional oil-engined buses at a cost of about 22,800.
Paddington Borough Council recommends the purchase of two Fordson 2-ton lorries with all-steel tipping bodies. Briatol Watch Committee recommends the purchase of a Merryweather • turntable fireescape and water tower. Marylebene Borough Council has authorized the purchase of a Morris-Commercial 30 cwt. van for the electricity department. Peterborough City Council is inviting tenders for the supply of a road sweeper, or sweepercollector. Tenders have to he delivered by August 16.
Eastbourne Electricity Committee is to obtain fresh tenders for the supply of a tower wagon to a modified specification, with a view to reducing the cost.
Walsall Corporation's transport committee is purchase 12 double-deck and six single-deck buses at an estimated cost of £20,280. Eight of the double-deckers are to be acquired so soon as possible and the others as required. Manchester Watch Committee is buying a John Morris fire-engine. Oldham Corporation has ordered six Leyland Titan oil-engined buses.
The authorities at Welwyn are to invite tenders for the supply of a fire-engine.
Hull Transport Committee is buying a Harrier chassis for a tower wagon.
Leeds Corporation has empowered the cleansing committee to purchase a heavy lorry.
Tottenham Corporation is to obtain tenders for the supply of two refuse collectors.
Bombay municipality is buying four Leyland Beaver-Four vehicles, one of them oil-engined.
Shipley Urban District Council is to purchase a mad roller at an estimated cost of £1,032. Wallasey Corporation is purchasing 18 Leyland buses with the maker's hydraulic transmission.
Manchester Health Committee has acrepted the tender of Lookers, Ltd., for the supply of an ambulance.
Leeds Transport Committee has authorized the purchase of 10 A.E.C. oil-ensined double-deck buses with Roe bodies, Manchester Corporation's cleansing committee has approved the purchase of S.D. Freighter refuse collectors and gully-emptiers and of Harrier road-sweeping and collecting vehicles.
Kingston-upon-Hull Corporation is prepared to receive tenders for the supply of a 2ier3-ton chassis equipped with hydraulic end-tipping .gear. The body will be constructed and fitted by the corporation. Tenders must reach the town clerk's office by noon on August 13.