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Municipal Purchases and Proposals

25th June 1929, Page 46
25th June 1929
Page 46
Page 46, 25th June 1929 — Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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EBBW VALE District Council is to purchase a fire-engine.

CARDIFF City Council has purchased a new Chevrolet six-eylinder motor firetender for the fire brigade.

NANTYGLO and BLAU,/A (Mon.) Urban District Conncil is shortly to purchase a steam road-roller.

A. sub-committee of the PORTLAND Urban District Council recommends the purchase of an Austin ambulance for 1610.

The health committee of the l3ouReetengem Corporation has decided to purchase three low-loading lorries for refuse collection.

STROUD Urban District Council has been recommended to buy a MorrisCommercial lorry for refuse collection at a cost of 1385.

HOVE Town Council is recommended to purchase a tower wagon, for the'purpose of overhauling overhead electric lamps, at a cost of about £700.

Messrs. R. C. Duxbury, automobile agents, of Carlisle have just received an order for a S.D. Freighter dust-cart from the CARLISLE Corporation. This is the fourth order received by this firm from the corporation for motor vehicles to carry refuse.

HASTINGS Corporation has obtained sanction to borrow £3,170 for the purchase of vehicles for refuse collection.

EBBW VALE Urban District Council requires tenders for the supply of a 30-cwt. petrol lorry with a steel body for refuse collection.

TOTNES Town Council has decided to apply to the Ministry of Health for the sanctioning of a loan of £1,025 for the purchase of a new motor fire-engine.

The sanitary committee of the BARNSLEY Corporation recommends the purchase of three low-loading lorries for refuse collection, at a cost of about £600 each.

NEWTON ABBOT Rural District Council invites tenders for the supply of a 2-ton lorry for refuse collection. Tenders have to be delivered not later than July 2nd.

CARDIFF Corporation has accepted the tender of Dennis Bros., Ltd., for the supply of 10 chassis suitable for employment with double-deck bodies, at a cost of £830 each. The Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., has received an order for 10 covered-top double-deck bodies, at £770 each. The fire-brigade committee of the SWANSCOMBE Urban

The tramways committee of the MORECAMBE Corporation has deeided to obtain tenders for the supplyof four 20-seater one-man-operated motorbuses.

The highways committee of the BARNSLEY Corporation recommends acceptance of the tender of Karrier Motors, Ltd., for the supply of a motor lorry, at a cost of £608.

The transport committee of the WALSALL Corporation has decided to accept the tender of Short Bros. (Rochester and Bedford), Ltd., for the supply of covered-top double-deck bus 'bodies.

At a meeting of the beach committee of the Bournemouth Corporation a letter from the engineer and general manager of the tramways was read, submitting particulars of three types of runabout. The committee is of opinion that none of the vehicles is siutable for use on the promenade, and deferred further

consideration of the matter. In the meantime inquiries are to be made as to the class of vehicle which is in use at Fleetwood.

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