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New London Coach Station Opened

14th March 1952, Page 32
14th March 1952
Page 32
Page 32, 14th March 1952 — New London Coach Station Opened
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riN Monday, the Mayor of EdinonVton, Mr.R. J.. Grant, officially opened the new coach station of George Ewer and Co.. Ltd. (Grey-Green Coaches), at the junction of Angel Road and Fore Street, Edmonton, London, N.Ig. The ceremony was attended by 110 guests.

The station has a covered loading and unloading area measuring 50 ft. by 122 ft., which is entered from a forecourt through a 30-ft.-wide door with an electrically operated roller shutter. At the moment, vehicles use this door as both an entrance and exit, and reverse up to the wall in the loading area before departing.

Passengers enter the station through the hooking hall. There are toilet facilities for passengers and a wash-clown for coaches. The resident manager has . a flat in the station. About 20 coaches can be accommodated in the covered area and eight in the forecourt.

The new station is the terminus for all Grey-Green daily services, which in the summer serve destinations as far apart as Great Yarmouth and Torquay. It is one of four stations operated. by the company, 'three of . Which are . in • London.

Stamford Hill station, which has now become a picking-up point, is to be more than doubled in size, Mr. J. H. Ewer, managing director, announced on Monday. He said that the company was concerned more with giving good service to the public than with making a profit, although if it did its job well, the profit would accrue automatically.


THE First Division of the Court of Session at Edinburgh, last week, granted leave to the Road Haulage. Executive to appeal to the Hi:pine of Lords against the Court's recent decision in the case of Messrs. Elrick and Hutcheon.

" The Commercial Motor " reported exclusively on February 29 that the British Transport Commission had decided • to make an appeal. The • question to be settled is whether a proprietor's remuneration should be included in profits when assessing compensation.

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