Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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Northumberland County Council requires a library van based on a Fordson 2-ton normalcontrol chassis. Separate tenders for chassis and body will be considered, and the closing date is December 19.
Glasgow Transport Department requires tenders for the supply of 57 oil-engined chassis. Details may be obtained from the transport manager, 46, Bath Street, Glasgow, and tenders close on December 14.
Belfast Corporation requires tenders for the supply of three single-deck buses, and details may be obtained from the general manager and engineer, Transport Offices, Sandy Row, Belfast; the closing date is December 6.
Hendon Borough Council is inviting tenders for the supply of a saloon-type fire-engine, with a 55-ft. extension ladder. Fuller details may be obtained from the borough engineer and surveyor, and tenders close on December 12. Wembley Corporation has ordered a Merryweather turntable the ladder and pump, with an all-steel ladder extending to a height of 100 ft. It will carry a 40-gallon finst-ald outfit, and the pump will be capable of delivering 550 g.p.ra.
Bournemouth Corporation is inviting tenders for the supply of 16 48-seater double-deck buses, based on six-cylinder petrol-engined chassis, and having all-metal bodies, as well Si for four 25-seater single-deckers with composite bodies mounted on six-cylinder petrolengined chassis. The general manager, Transport Offices, Wootton Gardens, Bournemouth, can supply fuller details, and tenders close on December 19.
Croydon Corporation is to obtain tenders for the supply of a 50-cwt. lorry.
Worthing Corporation has accepted the tender of Caffyns, Ltd., for the supply of a 2-ton lorry. Stake Newington Borough Council recommends the purchase of a Dennis 15 cubic yd. refuse van.
Glasgow Transport Committee intends to invite tenders for the supply of seven singledeck buses.
Hull Corporation is to obtain tenders for the supply of a small motorvan for the works department.
Enfield Urban District Council is to obtain tenders fOT the supply of a 2-ton lorry for the highways department.
Wallasey Corporation has accepted the quotation of Aveling-Barford, Ltd., for the supply of an 11-ton oil-engined roller.
Southend-on-Sea Corporation requires a combined gully-emptier and street-washing machine; tenders for its supply close on December 7. St. Pancras Borough Council recommends the acceptance of the lender of the Capital Motor Co., Ltd., for the supply of a Bedford 8-cwt, van. Hammersmith Electricity Committee recommends the acceptance of the tender of Midland Vehicles, Ltd., for the supply of an electric tower wagon. Hastings Town Council requires tenders for the supply of three 5-cwt. vans, as well as one for 10-cwt. loads, including a five-years' maintenance contract. Certain vans have to be taken in part exchange. The borough electrical engineer, 12-15, York Buildings, Hastings, can supply ful:cr details, and tenders close on December 7.