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Ackworth Depot Returns to Ackworth Transport Co., Ltd.: Onward Road Transport Resume Operations from Selby
THE depot of British Road Services at Wakefield Road, Ackworth, has been returned to its former owners, Ackworth Transport Co., Ltd., who began operating there on Monday.
Apart from the premises, there are 20 lorries with a total unladen weight of about 96 tons.
Under B.R.S., the depot was used for tramp services and trunk services to London.
. The principal of Ackworth Transport is Mr. W. Storey, whose purchase of ex-B.R.S. vehicles has often been reported in The Commercial Motor. The -company now run a fleet of between 30 and 40 vehicles on trunk and tramp services. They also operate from Sheffield and Hull.
Mr. F. J. Jolley. has -been appointed manager at Wakefield Road, and the operation of all the company's vehicles will now be controlled from this branch.
Onward Road Transport also took over their former premises at Selby on Monday. Fourteen operational lorries (76 tons) and an additional vehicle are concerned. It is intended soon to open an office in Goole. .
• NORTHERN AREA M. Cook (Stocksfield ,) Ltd., Blue Belt Garage, Stocksfield-on-Tyne, have taken over seven lorries (20 tons 11 cwt.) from Mr. M. Cook, of the same address. R.A.H. Transporters, Ltd.,. 28 The Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, who• have had five lorries (16 tons 17 cwt.) assigned • tothem by Mr. R. A. Hunter, 28 Woodlands, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, have transferred one (2 tons 16 cwt.) to Mr. F. Wilkinson, 124 Kings Road, Waltsend, Newcastle upon Tyne. F. Short and Sons, Ltd., Maritime Buildings, King Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, have bought another lorry (3 tons 4 cwt.); F. and F. Robinson (Stockton-onTees), Ltd., Elm Street, Stockton-on-Tees, one (4 tons 7 cwt.); and Mr. J. R. Wilson, 66 Musgrave Street, Penrith, one (3 tons 2 cwt.). A first purchase, comprising a lorry weighing 3 tons 4 cwt., has been made by Mr. A. Kell, 203 Clifton Road, Darlington.
Mr. W. II. Brunskill, 4 British Avenue, South Church, Bishop Auckland, has transferred six vehicles (33 tons 8 cwt.) to Wm. Brunskill and Son (Transport), Ltd., George Street, Bishop Auckland.
Mr. C. A. Ranakti,Victoria Terrace. Coundon, Bishop Auckland, has taken over a lorry (3 tons 19 cwt.) from Messrs. Chambers andHoliday. Garden Street, Darlington; Furness Transport, Ltd., Marsh Street Garage, 13arrow-in-Furness, one (7 tons 2 cwt.) from T.G.B. Motors, Ltd., Junction Street, Burnley; and Mr. P. Strain, 2 Queen Street, Newton Stewart, two (5 tons 13 cwt.) from Mr. W. Mulholland, Strand Road. Carlisle, Messrs. Stmter Bros., Boroughbridge Road, Northallerton. have transferred two articulated outfits (27 tons 3 cwt.) to an ordinary A licence. They have assigned a special A-licensed vehicle (2 tons 18 cwt.) to Mr. H. M. Richardson, Ntinnington, near York. NORTH-WEST Five lorries (15 tons) have gone to John M. Walker (Liverpool), Ltd., Mersey View Road, Halebank, Widnes. It is their first purchase.
Other first purchasers are: Mr. F. A. Birch, 5 Neville Road, Liverpool, 22, one vehicle (1 ton); Mr. W. E. Bromilow, 224 Southport Road, Liverpool, 20, two (6 tons); Messrs. A. G. Cartwright, 1 Zetland Road, Birkenhead, one (31 tons); W. A. Dean and Co. (Manchester), Ltd., 288a-290 Upper Brook Street, Manchester, one (3 tons) based in Liverpool; Mr. J. 1-1: Hughes, 172 Delarnore Street, Liverpool, 4, three (10/ tons); Mr. T. Lloyd, 47Alder Hey Road, Eccleston, St. Helens, one (3 tons); John Rigby (Haulage), Ltd., 20 Canning Place, Liverpool, 1, two articulated outfits (8 tons); Mr. W Widdowson, 81 Linacre Road, Liverpool, 21, one (3 tons); and Mr. J. L. Taylor, Elswick, Padeswood Road, Buckley. Flints, one (4+ tons).
Mr. 'Taylor has transferred his purchase to J. Shone and Sons, Ltd., Knowle Lane, Buckley, Flints, who have also bought another lorry (3 tons). Johnson, Wild and Co., Ltd., The Woodland, Ashton Road, Newton-le-Willows, have been granted special A licences for a further seven lorries (221 tons). One of these (3 tons) has been assigned to Mr. G. J. Allen, 343 Washway Road, Sale; one (2/ tons) to Mr. B. D. Imrie, 163 Ellesmere Road, Walton, near Warrington; and one (41 tons) to Mr. J. W. Ratcliffe, Low Bank Road Garage, Ashton-in-Makerfield. The lorry taken over by Mr. Ratcliffe has now been transferred to Mr, J. K. Allen, Old Farm Garage, School Lane, Litherland, Liverpool.
A lorry (3 tons) taken over from Mr. W. R. Brailsford, in the Northern Traffic Area, by Mr. E. Hewitt, Henry Square, Ashton-under-Lyne, has now been transferred to Diamond Industries (Manchester), Ltd., 55 Market Street, Manchester, 1. It is based at Ashton-under-Lyne. Jones Transport Services (Liverpool), Ltd., 58 Regent Road, Liverpool, 20, have acquired two artitulated outfits (10 tons),based in Widnes, from Fountain Self-Drive Cars (Liverpool), Ltd., 58 Regent Road, Liverpool, 20.
Thomas Guy, Ltd., Black Horse Farm, Burscough, have bought another two lorries and a trailer OH tons). One of the lorries and the trailer (81 tons) came from the Warrington Warehousing Co., 40a Elksmere Road, Stockton Heath, and the other lorry from R. H. Miler, Ltd., Railway Arches, Kirkham. Thomas Guy have now transferred a lorry (51 tons) to Messrs. E. Hesketh and Sons, 181 Church Road, Rainford, Lancs.
One (31 tons) of three lorries all tons) bought by Messrs. D. and A. Woods, 56 Porter Avenue, Newton-le-Willows, has been made over to Mr. A. Downs, 14 King Street, Hyde. Cheshire.
Messrs. Whitham's Transport, 11 Market Street, Droylsden, Manchester, have taken over a lorry and a trailer (71 tons) from Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Oldham. The North Western Licensing Authority has also authorized the following assignments: 'Messrs. Teal Motors, Arnside, one vehicle (31 tons) to Mr. H. Gilbraith, Greyhound Garage. Whalley Road, AIM= West, near Accrington; Mr. D. S. Jones, Tin-Twll, Maerdy, Corwen. Merioneth, one (31 tons) to Messrs. Green Bros., 12 Queen's Road. Brymbo, near Wrexham; Mr. D. E. Tattersall, 25 Beverley Road, Fallowfield, Hill, 23 Elsdon Road, Longsight, Man. hester; Mr. E. Archer, Jesse! Drive, Manchester. 14, one (41 tons) to Mr. P. K Loughton, Essex two (7 tons) to Messrs. Irving Bros., 6 Hawthorn Road, Hale, Cheshire; Mr. R. G. Bassett, Grayswood, Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent, one (31 tons) to Messrs. Morgan Bros., Bridge End Machinery Stores, Llanfair Caereinion, Mont; Mr. J. Keenan, 1 Irwell Chambers West, 6 Fazackerley Street, Liverpool, 6, three (101 tons) to T. Nelson (Liverpool). Ltd., 11 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, 3; Culeheth Carriers, Ltd., -Culeheth, near Warrington, one (31 tons) to Mr. K. Pack, Lane Ends Garage, Great Sankey, Warrington; and Exbrs. of J. Toft, Ltd., Liverpool Road, Patricroft, Manchester, two (101 tons) to Smiths of Eccles, Ltd., Taylor Road, Urmston. Messrs. Snaylam and Cowburn, 297 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool, have transferred two vehicles (7 tons) to Messrs. Cowburn Bros., Bond House, Little Hoole, near Preston, and one (31 tons) to E. Snaylam and Sons, Ltd., 297 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool. Repeat purchases have been made by: Fearings Transport, Ltd., 76-80 Barracks Road, Burnley, one vehicle (21 tons); Mr. J. E. Frodsham, Silverdale, 104 Waddicar Lane, Melling, ,near Liverpool, three (121 tons); John Griffiths and Son. Ltd., 14 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, 2, One (8+ tons); Lawrensons (Haulage), Ltd., 1 Merton Road, Bootle, Liverpool, 20, one (71 tons): Leo Roadways, Ltd., 80 Walmersley Road; Bury, one (3 tons); William Lewis, Ltd., 92 Cherry Lane, Liverpool, 4, one (81 tons); Lloyds Transport and Warehousing Co. (Manchester), Ltd., 183 Water Street, Manchester, 3, one (5i tons); and Schofield and Sons (Haulage), Ltd., 437 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle, two (In tons).
WEST MIDLANDS Messrs. Barker and Shenton, New Garage, Checkley, near Tean, have taken over five lorries (171 tons) in a first purchase. Another first purchaser, Mr. G. W. Baker, 23 King Street, Bradley, Bilston, has acquired four lorries (281 tons) and two trailers.
Assignments authorized by the West Midland Licensing Authority are: Heanor Coal and Haulage Co., Ltd., Heanor, Derby, one vehicle (31 tons) to Messrs. R. and H. Bateman, 11 Bromsgrove Road, Hatesowen; Murphy Bros., Ltd., Syston, Leics, one (31 tons) to Mr. J. Marriott, 44 Fairfield Road, Evesham; Sandbach Transport, Ltd., Malkins Bank Works, Sandbach. one (4 tons) to Mr. W. A. Rogers, 75 Hassam Parade, Newcastle under Lyme; Messrs. J. Warburton and Sons, 50 Grove Street, Cobridge, Stoke • on-Trent, one (4 tons) to L M. Dean (Transport), Ltd., Ardwick, Manchester; • Messrs, 13rewster Bros., 16 Wolseley Road, Bilston, an articulated outfit (51 tons) to Joseph Foulkes (Wednesfield). Ltd., Victoria Wharf, Wednesfield, Staffs: and Mr. L Gleave, Audlem, near Crewe, one vehicle (31 tons) to Mr. J. S. Thomas, 2 West View, Brawn Road, Wellington, Salop, and two vehicles (11 tons) and two trailers to A. and H. Davey (Roadways), Ltd., Vernon Road, Stoke-on-Trent.
WESTERN AREA Eleven lorries (40 tons 9 cwt.), based in Bristol, have been purchased by Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick Street, Oldham. Lancs. Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Thornton Street, Collyhurst. have also bought six Bristol-based vehicles (191 tons). S.-Ball and Son (Transport), Ltd., West End Garage. Chipping Sodbury, have acquired another 13 lorries (52 tons 7 cwt.). One of these (3 tons) has gone to Messrs. R. J. Hardwick and J. R. Parsons. 212 Fishponds Road, Bristol; one (4 tons 19 cwt.) to Mr. J. E. Clark, 80 Horse Street, Chipping Sodbury; one (3 tons 8 cwt.) to Messrs. Cooke's Transport, 191 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath; one (3 tons 7 cwt,) to Mr. C. H. Telling, Royalty Cottage, Minety; one (3 tons) to Mr. J. H. Upward, Cowhom Hill Farm,
Oldland Common; one (3 tons) to Mr. W. J. Jenkins, 1 Wortley Terrace. Wottonunder-Edge; " one (4 tons 17 cwt.) to Messrs. R. and W. Febry, Yate Iron Works, Chipping Sodbury; and two (9 tons 6 cwt,) to Messrs. A. H. Gore, Greyrield, Clutton,
LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES
A further 10 lorries (27 tons 1 cwt.) have gone to Home Counties Plant Hire, Ltd., Pegasus Works, Roebuck Road, Word. .
Mr. W. Gatehouse, 28 Hart Road, St. Albans, has acquired another two lorries (5 tons 7 cwt); Greenwood's (Contractors), Ltd., Bury Road, Ramsey, Huntingdon, three (9 tons); Titterrell's Transport (London), Ltd., 504 Silwood Street, London, S.E.16, eight (26 tons); Mr. C. E. White, 2 Mount Road, Hayes, Middx., one (3 tons 19 mt.); Messrs. Cressex Transport, Lancaster Road, Ifigh Wycombe, five (15 tons 14 cwt.); and Mr. R. J. Newton, 296 Kingston Road, Ewell, two lorries (5 tons 12 cwt) and two trailers.
Morgan and Loynes, Ltd. (Mob o Storage Co.), 36 Maze Pond, London, S.E.1, have had their first tender accepted. The purchase comprised four lorries (12 tons).
• T. Randell and Son (Contractors), Ltd., 62 Lansdowne Road, Chalfont St. Peter, have bought one vehicle (3 tons); Mr. M. Regan, Chun Farm. Horsmonden, Kent, one (31 tons); Mr. P. Rhodes, 593 Green Lane. Seven Kings, Essex, three (27 tons 13 cwt.); and S. J. Ridley (Haulage), 39 Hale End Road. London. E.17, an articulated outfit (2 tons 14 cwt.).
Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Thornton Street, Collyhurst, Manchester, 9, have had three lorries (14 tons), based in London, made over to them by Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick Street, Oldham. Mr. Cusick has also transferred a London-based lorry (31 tons) to J. Monk and Co., 66 Northampton Street, Leicester; and one (6 tons 6 cwt.) to Commercial Motors and Spares. Ltd., 64 Effra Rd.,London, S.W.2.
Percy D. Sleeman, Ltd., 91 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, have been granted special A licences for another four vehicles (13 tons 8 cwt.) and a trailer. One of the lorries (4 tons 9 cwt.) and the trailer were assigned by Mr. T. H. Prince, 44 Arpley Street, Warrington, and have now been transferred to Messrs. Chessun Bros.. 43 Melon Road, London. S.E.15.