Municipal Purchases and Proposals
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The works committee of SHIPLEY' Urban District Council has decided to purchase a motor tractor.
GLASGOW Corporation has accepted the tender of the Albion Motor Car Co., Ltd., at £625, for the supply of a tower wagon.
Merryweather and Sons, Ltd., is to supply the Li:P.:MON County Council with two motor fire pumps, at a cost of £2,800.
The cleansing superintendent of STOKE-ON-TRENT is /0 obtain tenders for the supply of a Vulcan low-loading vehicle.
YORK City Council has decided to purchase a motor patrol van at a cost•of £228 and a further motor ambulance to cost £555.
The watch committee of Oxponn Corporation has decided to purchase a general-utility patrol van at a cost not exceeding £400.
The fire-brigade committee of REDDITCH Urban District Council is seeking sanction to borrow £1,000 for the purchase of a Dennis turbine fire-engine. Shelvoke and Drewry, Ltd., is to supply TyNEatoUTH Corporation with a S.D. Freighter having a 10-cubic-yard refuse-collection body.
The hospital committee of CROYDON Corporation recommends acceptance of the tender of Morris-Commercial Cars, Ltd., at £460 for the supply of a bus.
The transport committee of SEAKAM HARROT,TH Urban District Council is considering the advisability of introducing mechanical street-sweeping machines.
' The fire-brigade committee of the Loo N County Council is to purchase two Dennis fire-engines at £2,590 and two instructional motor tenders at £1,540.
• Further to the announcement in our issue dated December 31st, the firebrigade committee of BEXHILL Corporation is to purchase a Dennis fire-engine at £1,350.
The tramways committee of Garmsny Corporation recommends the purchase of two motorbus chassis from the Albion Motor Car Co., Ltd., for £718 each, and two single-deck bodies from Chas. H. Roe (1923), Ltd., at £450 each. NA/RN Town Council has under consideration the purchase of a fire-engine.
EARBE Urban District Council is in negotiation for the purchase. of a .motor fire-engine.
SALISRL'HY Town Council has received sanction to borrow £1,775 for purchasing a new fire-engine.
SLouGli Urban District Council is to make application for sanction to borrow £1,600 for the purchase of two motor vehicles.
Tenders for the supply of nine doubledeck bus bodies and a corresponding, number of chassis are being invited by NEWCASTLE Corporation, The fire-brigade committee of MID-■ ELKSBR.OUGH Corporation has been recommended to purchase a new motor pump and turntable escape, at a cost of
BOURNEMOUTH Corporation has ordered 12 Thornycroft 32-seater buses of the BC-forward type. We are informed that this make was chosen from a number of makes and after some eight or ten vehicles had been tested.