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Municipal Purchases and Proposals.

2nd October 1928
Page 8
Page 8, 2nd October 1928 — Municipal Purchases and Proposals.
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STOKE-ON-TRENT Corporation has decided to obtain tenders for the supply of a Vulcan 3-ton motor lorry for the sanitary department.

GLASGOW Corporation has authorized the purchase tsfa motor tractor and mower for the parks department at an estimated cost of £250.

GRIMSBY Corporation recommends the purchase of a standard MorrisCommercial lorry for the electricity department at a cost of £320.

• LEEDS Corporation has placed an order for four Crossley-Eagle 22-seater single-deck buses, the bodies of which will be built by Charles H. Roe, Ltd., of Leeds.

Regarding a proposal for the purchase of three light-type motor fire-engines, GLASGOW Watch Committee has postponed a decision thereon until the members have had time to consider the reports of the firemaster. The MAGRYNLLETH COUlleil is considering the augmentation of its firefighting equipment.

BRIGHTON Watch Committee has asked the chief constable to obtain tenders for the supply of a police motor ambulance.

BRIGHTON Wath Committee has accepted the tender of Dennis Bros., Ltd., at £1,448, for the supply of a turbine motor fire-engine.

After witnessing a demonstration of the new Dennis trailer fire pump, which will deliver up to 400 gallons of water per minute. the -Swsessas. Watch Committee has decided to purchase an appliance' of this type.

YSTRALIGINLAIS Rural District Council is to consider the purchase of motor lorries—at least two will be required —to carry out its own haulage work. It is contended that economies will be effected on the present system of hiring vehicles. BAST East Corporation has accepted the tender of F. G. Smith (Motors), Ltd., at £326, for the supply of a 30cwt. motor lorry.

LLANDESSUL (Carfil.) -Urban District Council is to consider the purchase of steam rollers for read work to obviate the need for hiring them.

SHIPLEY 'Urban District Council has asked the sanitary committee to consider the advisability of purchasing a low-loading motor vehicle for refuse collection.

STOKE-ON-TRENT Corporation has appointed a special committee to consider the suggestion that the corporation should purchase and operate motorbuses in the city.

BEstntse Corporation has accepted the tender of Mr. A. L. Sergeant for tipping motor lorries, with drivers, at 21s. 6d. per, day for 1-toneers, 30s. for 2-tonners and 37s. for 4-tormers.

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