MUNICIPAL PURCHASES and PROPOSALS
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BOURNEMOUTH Corporation has authorized the purchase of a Morris
Commercial 1-ton lorry. '
PAIGNTON Urban District Council is buying from Mr. W. O'Hare a MorrisCommercial 2-ton lorry.
The sewage works committee of STOKE-ON-TRENT Corporation is inviting tenders for the supply of a lorry required at Hanley.
GOSPORT Borough Council is inviting tendere for the supply of a motor ambulance. Tenders have to be delivered by noon on June 1.
The health committee of hirontEssx County Council recommends the purchase of a Morris-Commercial 1-ton lorry for the central county hospital.
The sanitary committee of DORCHESTER Corporation has accepted the tender of Hendry Brothers, Ltd., Boscombe, for the supply of a Ford 30-cwt. tipping lorry.
The parks committee of TOTTENHAM Urban District Council recommends the purchase of a tractor, mower and • roller, at a cost of about £450, and a motor mower at a cost of £60.
The fire-brigade committee of TOTTENHAM Urban District Council recommends the acceptance of the tender of Stratetone, Ltd., for the supply of a Daimler ambulance.
CHEPSTOW Urban District Council has decided that a definite recommendation be submitted by a committee on the matter of the purchase of a new fireengine, not to exceed £500 in cost.
lisaxas Borough Council is inviting tenders for the supply of a refuse collector, a 2-ton lorry for highways work and a mechanical sweeper. Further particulars may be obtained from Mr. F. P. Kindel], A.M.Inst.C.E., borough engineer and surveyor, Council House, High Street, London, S.W.14, and tenders must be delivered by June 14. TYNEMOUTIT Corporation is to purchase two new motor vehicles for police work.
CHESTER-LE-STREET and District Ambulance Committee has decided to purchase an ambulance.
The highways committee of ISLE OF ELY County Council has authorized the purchase of three light lorries.
The works committee of HACKNEY Borough Council recommends the purchase of two Karrier street-sweeping machines.
The transport committee of RAWTENSTALL Corporation has decided to obtain three Leyland oil engines to be fitted into petrol-bus chassis. • The electricity committee of Sr. PANCRAS Borough Council recommends the purchase of a 3-4-ton low-loading lorry at an estimated cost of £690.
The watch committee of TYNEMOUTH Corporation has accepted the tender of Messrs. Gray Bros., North Shields, for the supply of a Bedford prison van.
The cleansing committee of TYNE• MOUTH Corporation has accepted the tender of Mr. W. H. C. Daniels, South Shields, for the supply of a Morris Minor van.
Two Leyland and three Bristol buses have been selected for equipping with Gardnei a. engines by Mesernvis Tyniirr, Corporation. The matter was mentioned in last week's issue of The Commercial Motor.
A conference between BRYNMAWR Urban District Council and CRICKHOWELL Rural District Council has been held in connection with the proposed joint purchase of a fire-engine,. either a Bedford or a Fordson being suggested. The question has been deferred for further consideration by Brynmawr Council.