Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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Sheffield Corporation is buying 15 A.E.C. Regent double-deck buses.
Beurnemouth Corporation has ordered 16 Leyland double-deck buses.
Barnsley Town Council in its five-year plan has made provision for spending 42,000 on ambulances and 41,000 on vans.
Gellygaer Urban District Council is inviting tenders for the supply of an Austin ambulance, the closing date being February 4. Cranford Park Joint Committee requires tenders for the supply of a light petrol-driven tractor, the closing date being February 1. Washington Urban District Council requires a lorry with a capacity between 1.d tons and 3 tons; the closing date for tenders is February 1. Bromley Corporation requires a 400-000gallon send-saloon type fire-engine with a 50-ft. all-steel escape; the closing date for tenders is January 27.
Cheltenham Corporation is in the market for a fire tender, with a totally enclosed body based on a 2-2l4-ton chassis; tenders close on January 23.
Gloucestershire Highways Department invites tenders for the supply of four 5-ton petrolengined three-way tipping lorries; the closing date is January 30.
Liverpool Passenger Transport Committee is to recommend the city council to purchase new chassis for 30 double-deck buses, and six single-deckers. The bodies would be built by the corporation. Banatead Urban District Council is in the market for a tractor for use on recreation grounds, as well as for a 21-in, motor mower and a 30.in, motor mower; the closing date-for tenders is February 4. Glasgow Health Committee has accepted the tender of Messrs. George and Jobling to supply FOTC16011 25-cwt. lorry.
Herts County Council has accepted the tender of Great Northern Motors, Ltd., for the supply of a Vauxhall ambulance.
Lowestoft Corporation has accepted the tender of Wallis and Co., Long Eaton, for the supply of a 15-cwt. motor roller.
South Shields Corporation has accepted the tender of Messrs. ffelwood Garages, for the supply of five Bedford 3-ton lorries.
Barrow-in-Furness Electricity Committee has decided to purchase a combined workshop and transport wagon front Moer:s Commercial Cars, Ltd.
Bedford Highways Committee recommends the acceptance of the tender of !Carrier Motors, Ltd., for the supply of two 15-cubic-yd. movingfloor refuse-collectors.
Douglas (I.o.M.) Corporation is to purchase a doable-decker, comprising an A.E.C. Regent chassis and a Northern Counties body, also a Leyland one-man-operated bus.
Herne Bay Urban District Council has accepted the tender of Shelvoke and Drewry, Ltd., for the supply of a 7-cubic-yd. Chelsea Freighter refuse-collection vehicle.
Barrow-in-Furness Transport Committee is to negotiate with Leyland Motors, Ltd., and the English Electric Co., Ltd., for the supply of six chassia and six bodies respectively. Dartford Corporation has accepted the quotation of Leyland Motors, Ltd.. for the supply. of a fire-engine of 800-1,000 g.p.m. capacity,with Braidwood body, pump amidsh;ps and a 65-ft. escape.