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Mr. Cusick Starts Up in the South

5th August 1955, Page 62
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Forms Parkstone Transport Co., Ltd. with 32 Vehicles Bought from B.R.S.

OF 44 vehicles and seven trailers bought from British Road Services at Parkstone, Dorset, by Mr. A. Cusick, of Oldham, Lanes, 32 vehicles and five trailers have been assigned to Parkstone Transport Co., Ltd. Mr. Cusick is managing director of this new company, the formation of which was reported in The Commercial Motor on

May 20. •

. He told The Commercial Motor that the company would probably use 25-30 vehicles. The depot from, which they have been bought had its origins in the G. S. Maidment haulage business.

.Parkstone Transport are to run services from Parkstone to London and throughout the south and south-west of England. Services will also be operated from London to the south-west, fining into the pattern formed by the existing depots of the Cusick organization.

Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., have 36 vehicles and operate from Manchester to Hull,. Glasgow, South Wales and London. They have a depot at Glasgow, and offices at Newcastle upon Tyne, Liverpool and Bristol. Interworking arrangements are in existence in South

Wales and London.

Before nationalization, the former concern of Samuel Cusick, Ltd., Holinwood, near Oldham, were well known as -cotton hauliers, but also carried a large volume of long-distance traffic.


Substantial purchases by two more Scottish operators are revealed this week. Alexander Scott (Contractors), Ltd., Glasgow, have acquired another 25 vehicles, including six articulated outfits (1791 tons), and William Hamilton Motors, Ltd., Burnside, 10 lorries (52 tons).

Two of the lorries (16 tons) bought by Alexander Scott have been transferred to Mr. George Stringfellow, Glasgow.

Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Manchester, have had-transferred to them by Mr. A. Cusick, Oldham, it lorries, including two articulated outfits (49,2 tons), based in Glasgow. Mr; Cusick has also made over an artieulated outfit (41 .tons), based in Glasgow. to Siddle C. Cook, Ltd., Consett. Pentland Garage, Ltd„ Loanhead, have assigned three lorries (101 tons) to J. D. Banks and Co., Wallyford ;• Mr. L. Gicave, Audiern, Crewe, one (71 tons) to Oswald Transport, Ltd., Trabboch; Hacketts Haulage, Ltd.; Salford, one (71 tons) to Messrs. Ace Transport, Saltcoats; Mr. C. Grace, • South Elmsali, one (3i tons) to Mr. M. C. Turnbull, Lockerbie; Mr. John Glen, Dairy, one (3i tons) to Mr. Alexander Williamson, Newton Stewart; and Mr. John Hodge, Kirk .Yetholm, one (3 tons) to Mr. Philip Ferguson.. Glasgow. Mr. Ferguson has re-assigned his purchase to S. J. Harris (Transport), Ltd., Glasgow. A Glasgow-based lorry weighing81 tons unladen has gone to J. and H. Transport Services (Peckham), Ltd., London.


In the Northern Traffic Area, J. W.. Capstatr, Ltd.,' Little Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, have been granted a special A licence for one vehicle (41 tons), and Valley Street Motors, Ltd., Darlington, for a vehicle of 51 tolls.

R.A.H. Transporters, Ltd.' -Newcastle upon Tyne,' have assigned a vehicle 151 tons) to Mr. R. Armstrong. 85 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne;B. and M. Transport (Northern), Ltd., 125 Clayton Street, Newcastle noon Tyne, one (41 tons) to J. Collin and Co., Hendon: Sunderland; Mr. A. Cusick an articulated vehicle (12 tons) to Siddle.C: Cook. Ltd:, Sherburn Terrace, Consett: Robinson TiartSport (Carlisle). Ltd.. 12 Etterby Lea Grove, Carlisle. one vehicle (21 tons) to Mr. F. 'feasdale, Tweed Mill Cottage, Brampton; and the Northern (Alliedi 1ransport and Trading Co., Penrith, one (41 tons) to Mr. J. R. Wilson, 60 Musgrave Street, Penrith.


Mr, A. Cusick, Oldham, is also" concerned in assignments in this area. Mr. T. D. Alexander (Greyhound Transport), 32 Hereford Street, Sheffield, has taken over from him a Lorry tons) originally licensed in the Scottish Traffic Area, and Mr. J. S. Smith, 63 Dunkerley Street, Oldham. one (52 tons) licensed in the West _Midland Traffic Area.

Other assignments authorized by the North Western Licensing Authority are: BassettsRoadways, Ltd., Tittensor, Stokeon-Trent, a lorry (21 tons), based in Liverpool,, by Mr. R. .G. Bassett, of the same 'address; • Messrs. E. Shaw and M. Flynn (Hutu Road Haulage), 27 Otway Street, Preston, one (3 tons) by Elsie Shaw, 199 Kent Street, Preston; M. McKenna, Ltd., 28 Chapel Street, Liverpool, 3, one (4 tons). by Murphy Bros., Ltd, Syston, Leicester; W. E. S. Transport, Ltd.', Transport Yard, Aston Hill. Hawarden, near !Chester, one (51 tons) by Mr. P. Goring, .49 Bracken bury Road, Preston; and an 'articulated outfit (72 -tons) to T: Gny, Ltd., muck Horse Farm, Burscough, by Warrington Warehousing Co., 54 . Market Street, Newtein-le-Willows.

Another lorry (51 tons) has been piir

tha.sed • front by ._Messrs. Poplar Motor Services; Poplar: Garage: Knutsford Road, Lymm, 'near Warrington.


The Yorkshire Licensing Authority has sanctioned the assignment by Hackett's Haulage, Ltd 229 Cross Lane, Salford, of the following Vehicles; One (8 tons) to Mr. J. W. Bower, 7 Race Common Avenue, Cubley, Penistone; one (71 tons) to Mr. J J. Shepherd, Mill Garage; Church Street, Oughtibridge, Sheffield; and one (8 tons) to Mr. G. Raynes, Gate House, Dodworth, Barnsley.

According to our Yorkshire correspondent. Hacketts Haulage have also trans-ferred a lorry to Mr. F. Jackson, 201 Wakefield Road. Dewsbury.

Messrs. Hodgson Bros., Church Avenue, Swillington; near. Leeds. have -taken over_ a lorry, from R. and E. Marston (Otley), Ltd„ North Street,. Otley.

" Direct purchases have been .made by j. Wright and Sons, Ltd., 30 Clifton Street, Sheffield, 9 (two lorries), and Flowers Transport, Ltd., Fetter Lane, Skeldergate, York (one).

Cusick (Oldham), Ltd., Manchester, have assigned a vehicle (3 tons) to Mr. G. A. Drabble, 559 Carlisle Street East, Sheffieldl, 4; Mr. A. Cusick, Oldham, one (53 tons) to J. Dowker (Sheffield), Ltd.; and Cleave Transport. (Audlem), Ltd., Audlem, Crewe, one (8 tons) to Messrs. Whiteley Bros., Lishworth, Halifax.

WEST MIDLANDS The West Midland Licensing Authority has granted special A licences to Messrs. Taylor's Transport and Coach Services, Lower Broad Heath, for one vehicle (5i tons); Mr. A. Mason, Engine Street, Smethwick, two (13 tons); and Mr. T. W. Tarr, 9 Station Road, Horsehay, one (5 tons).

Assignments to operators in this area arc: Ashmore's (Auto Engineers); Ltd.,• West Brornwich;, two (6 tons) by Murphy Baas., Ltd., SyStoa, ode (21 tons) by Messrs. DaVies'-'-Transport and •Warehousing in the North Western area, and one (53 tons) by Mr. S..E. Jones, Walsall Road, Aldridge; Messrs. Brewster Bros., Bilston, one trailer by S. Rhodes (Transport), Ltd.; P. J. Butler and Son, Ltd., Langley, Oldbury, four, vehicles (141 tons) by Mr. P. J. Butler, of the same address; W. Davies and Co. (Stafford), Ltd., Stafford, one (31 tons) • by •Mr. L. Gleave, Audlem; Oldham's Livestock Transport (Barford), Ltd., Barford, 18 vehicles (79 tons), including 13 containers, by Mr. A. Hunt, Studley; Mr. J. R. -Pattinson, Stramshall, one (31' tons) by Mr. R. G. Bassett, Tittensor; Mr. D. Punchard, Netherland Green, Uttoxeter, two (61 tons) by E. E. Bamford (Contractors), Ltd.' Alfreton; D. Scragg (Transport), Ltd., Cheadle, two (7 tons) by Dale and Drake, Ltd., Longton; and Messrs. S. Windsor and Sons, 59 Ladywell Road, Tunstall, one (3 tons) by Mr. P. Heath, Leek.


Mr. A. Rhodes, 261 Carlton Road, Nottingham, has re-assigned three vehicles (141 tons) assigned to him by Alfreton Transport, Ltd., Meadow Lane, Alfreton. One (41 tons) has gone to Mr. H. Morley, 9 Stamford Street, Ilkeston, and two (10 tons) to E. E. Bamford (Contractors), Ltd, Mansfield Road Garage, Alfreton. Alfreton Transport have transferred a vehicle (51 tons) to Mr. E. C. Williams, Wilne Lane, Shardlow.

Mr. Rhodes has also re-assigned two vehicles (71 tons) transferred to him by W. H. Short (Contractors), Ltd. One it now held by Newstead Haulage (Newark), Ltd., 73 Sleaford Road, Newark. and one (31 tons) by Geo. Dominic, Ltd., 66 Radford Bbulevard, Nottingham.

Five vehicles (471 tons) have been made over by Hackett's Haulage, Ltd., 229 Cross Lane, Salford, to Mansfield Haulage, Ltd., Stacey Road, Mansfield. Seamarks (Motors), Ltd., Rectory Road, Rushden, have taken one (83 tons) from Mr. R. D. Hamblin, of the same address, and two (73 tons) from Mr. J. Brindley, The Close, Sharnford, Hinckley. Mr. Brindley has also assigned three (11 tons) to Hamblin's Suppliers, Ltd„ 498 Melton Road, Leicester, and one (21 tons) to Mr. G. E. Booth, 1 Frederick Street, Woodville.

Murphy Bros_ Ltd., Melton Road, Syston, have assigned one (71 tons) to Messrs. J. S. Auld and Sons, 40 Curzon Avenue, Birstall, one vehicle (73 tons) and three trailers (Ill tons) to E. E. Bamford (Contractors), Ltd. one vehicle (71 tons) to Murphy Bros. (transport Division), Ltd., and retain a fourth vehicle.

Mr. H. Brown, 44-45 St. Andrews Road, Northampton, has been granted a special A licence for three vehicles (91 tons), Messrs. W. F. and F. Cotton, Station Road, North Thoresby, two vehicles (6 tons), Mr.

C. S. Ellis, Bridge Pit Farm, Ketton, two (61 tons). Mr. R. D. Freeman, 124 Stanbridge Road, Leighton Buzzard, one (3 tons), Mr. E. King, "The Buckingham Arms," Maids Moreton, Buckingham, one (21 tons), Star Transport, Ltd., 26 Arling

New Transport Companies

A. D. Forney (Transport), LtdCap. £40.000. Dirs.; Arthur D. Forsey, 27 All Saints Road, Weston-,super-Mare, and John D. Fortes, 2 Ricketts Lane, Worle, Weston-super-Marc. See.:

William E. Jones. Reg. office; Ricketts Lane Works, Worlc.

C. N. Stead and Sons, Ltd. Cap. £5,000 Dirs.: Charles H. Stead, 60 Arnold Road, Old Bastard. Nottinaham; Charles E. Stead, 80 Churchlield Lane, Nottingham; Gladys L. Stead and WIlliarn D. Stead. Reg. office: 60 Arnold Road, Old Basford, Nottingham.

J. W. and A. E. Hincheliff (Transport), Ltd. Cap. £1,100. Dirs.: John W. Hincheliff, Lyndale, Norther-oft. South Elmsall, near Pontefract, and Mix E. Hinchcliff, 13 Manor Gardens, South Elmsall. Sec,: John W. Hinchliff. Reg. office: Lime Works, South Elmsall.

E. E. Burton, Ltd. Cap. £20,000. Dirs.: Edward E. Burton, Mabel C. Burton and Peggy Burton, Larkfield, Lynn Road, Walsoken, Norfolk. See.: Peggy Burton. Reg. office: Larkfield, Lynn Road, Walsoken, Norfolk.

Symons Removals, Ltd. Cap. £1,000. Dirs.: ciepffrir, W A. Symons and Mrs. Ellen A. Symons. I Clifton Road, Birkenhead. Reg. Office: 1 Clifton Road, Birkenhead.

D. Sully and Son, Ltd. Cap. £100. Dirs.: William D, Sully, 34 Warren Park Road, Sutton, Surrey, and Dennis C. Sully, 110 Brixton Road, London. S.W.9. Sec.: Mrs. Margaret Sully, ,Reg. office; 11 u Brixton Road, London, S,W.9, Edwards of Hull (Yorkshire), Ltd. Cap, £2.500. Dirt.: Geoffrey Edwards, The Gables, Rectory Lane, Preston, near Hull, and Hector Rushforth, 8 Elm Avenue, Garden Village. Hull. Sec.: Geoffrey Edwards. Reg. office: 295-297 Wincolm.Lc, Hull.

Glen Hilts Transport Co., Ltd. Cap, £1.000. Drrs,, Harry L. Gibbins, 165 Leicester Road, Blaby, near Leicester, and Roger E, Ward, 43 Sammy Road, Leicester. Sec.: Gwendotine M.

Jefferson. Reg. office: West Walk House, 99 Princess Road, Leicester.

ton Road, Derby, one (31 tons), and F. White (Haulage), Ltd., Leicester Road, Anstey, seven (203 tons), one of which has been assigned to Mr. W. Smith, 14 Humberstone Wharf, Leicester.

Further transfers are: Mr. G. W. Machin. in the Eastern"Area, one (3 tons) to Messrs. Bolam and Bohan, Normanton Park, Oakhatn; London Road Garage, Stony Stratford, one (33 tons) to Bramwell's Haulage, Ltd., Stony Stratford; Mr. S. Cooke. Yorkshire Area, two (51 tons) to Mr. .1. T. Castledine, 4 Crewe Street, Derby; Messrs. A. R. Clixby and Son, Laughton Road, BlVon, one (31 tons) to Mr. N. Clixby of the same address; J. T. Hunt (Worksop), Ltd., 76 Newgate Street, Worksop, one (41 tons) to Mr. C. H. Colson, 26 Edward Street, Langley Mill, and one (61 tons) to Mr. B. T. Weaver, Yorkshire Area; Mr. J. D. T. Liversidge, Yorkshire Area, one (41 tons) to Messrs. C. F:, Corringham, 49 Earl Street, Grimsby; Mr, V. J. Grange, Eastern Area, one (3 tons) to Mr. E. IVIarples, 9 Stanton Mill Yard. Mansfield, and two (6 tons) to Mr. J. E. Taylor, New York, Lincoln; Mr. B. T. Weaver, Yorkshire Area, one (3 tons) to Mr. J. R. Mellers, Goxhill; R N. Forster, Ltd., Iviolpperley, two (73 tons) to L. Sutton (Transport Contractors), Ltd., Nottingham; Mr. B. Cuniffe, Long Eaton, two (7 tons) to Plackett's Transport Ltd., Long Eaton; Barker's Traffic Services Ltd., Newark, one (23 tons) to Mr. P. H. Shcphard, Flintham; and W. H. Crouch (Transport), Ltd., Blaby, one (3 tons) to F, Willis and Sons (Carriers), Ltd., Hardwick Road, Wellingborough.

EASTERN COUNTIES 0. G. Barnard and Sons. Ltd., Stowmarket, have bought three Norwich units (7251. 7253 and 72.54) and one at Beceles (7249) in list 11, totalling seven vehicles. Mr. 3. H. Wilson, The Manor, Haddenham, Ely, Cambs, has transferred 12 lorries and a trailer (563 tons) to H. G. Pledger (Haulage). Ltd., Park Grange, Shipdham. Ten lorries and a trailer (301 tons) bought by Mr. F. A. Andrews, London Road. Yoxford, have been made over to F. Andrews and Sons. (Engineers), Ltd., (Yosford Transport Co.), of the same addres Repeat purchases have been made by Mr. G. Parker, Station Road, Surfleet, of a lorry and a trailer (7 tons), and Mr. W. C. Potter, Horseshoe Road, Spalding, a lorry (33 tons).

Mr. A. A. Culling, Mill Garage, Claxton, has transferred four lorries and a trailer

(13 tons) to Culling and Son (Norwich), Ltd,, of the same address; Mr. V. J. Grange, 124 Bridge Street, Peterborough, a lorry (31 tons) to Mr. W. E. .1. Ayes, 4 London Road, Sandy, and one (3 tons) to Mr. R. J. Priestley, Cherry Willingham, Lincoln;. Welch's Transport, Ltd., Stapleford, one (23 tons) of two lorries (51 tons) to Mrs. A. N. Tetley, 16 Kelvin Close, Cambridge; Mr. W. Hemmings, 14 Grosvenor Road, Westeliff-on-Sea, one (3 tons) to Eastwood Transport Co., Ltd., 55 May

field Avenue, Prittlewell; Messrs. IVIacmobile Transport, London Road, Westclitt-on-Sea, one (33 tons) to Messrs. Bowell and Harper, Enstone Garage, Enstone Road, Lowestoft; and Orwell Roadways (Ipswich), Ltd., 10 Great Colman Street, Ipswich, one (23 tons) to Mr. J. E. Blackwood, 1 Golden Villa, Occold.

WESTERN AREA New holders of special A licences in the Western Traffic Area are: Messrs. Adams and Hammett, East End, Corfe Mullen (one vehicle, 3 tons); G. Eggheer and Sons, Ltd., Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot (three, 9 tons); and Messrs. W. F. Miners and Sons, Widecombe-in-the-Moor (one, 3 tons).

S. Ball and Son (Transport), Ltd., Chipping Sodbury, have assigned a vehicle (31 tons) to Mr. A. J. Hall, 21 Hereford Street, Bristol; and Pierrepont Garages, Ltd., Bath, three (101 tons) to F. A. Baylis, Ltd., Hambrook.

SOUTHERN AREA Mr. A. Cusick, 282 Frederick Street, Oldham, has assigned 44 vehicles (1533 tons) and seven trailers (141 tons) from the base at Cranbrook Road, Parkstone, as follows: Parkstone Transport Co., Ltd., Parkstone, 32 vehicles and five trailers; Messrs. Poynton and Son, Liverpool, one vehicle and one trailer; Messrs. Norris and Sons, Stoke-on-Trent, one vehicle and one trailer; Edmund Gerald Supplies, Southampton, two vehicles; and one each to Mr. S. G. Polley, Weymouth, Messrs. W. J. Sayers and Sons, Newbury, Mr. T. L. Parry, Wrexham, Mr. A. C. B. Jameson, Heywood, Mr. A. C. Hammett, Wimborne, Mr. W. N. Shearing. Andover, Mr. R. Goodfellow, Botley and Mr. D. B. Orme, Stockport.

Cusick (Oldham), Ltd.. Manchester, have transferred the following articulated vehicles from the Parkstone base: Archbolds (Freightage), Ltd., Leeds, one (vehicle 41 tons, trailer 4 tons); Alpha Transport Co., Ltd., London, N.17, one (vehicle 43 'tons, trailer 31 tons).

J. Brown and Sons (Shoreham), Ltd., Shoreham, have assigned 13 vehicles (401 tons) and three trailers (53 tons) to Smarts (Shoreham), Ltd., Shoreham; one (31 tons) to Mrs. M. E. H. Price, 1 Dyke Road Place, Brighton; and one (31 tons) to Mr. F. H. Penfold, 95 Stanford Avenue, Brighton.

Albert E. Reed and Co., Ltd., 50 Cannon Street, London, E.C.4, have made over 35 vehicles (1621 tons) and nine trailers (173 Ions) based at Aylesford paper mills, to Reed Transport, Ltd., Larkfield. Mr, F. A. Wiltshire, 72 Circuit Lane, Reading, has transferred a vehicle (21 tons) to Mr. E. Frampton, 17 Bryanstone Avenue, Guildford.

LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES Mr. W. Saffell, Stanley Road, London, E.15, has bought unit 7025 in list 11, comprising two vehicles totalling 6 tons unladen that were based in that locality, Mr. F. R. Bird. Ilford, has assigned two vehicles (3) tons) to Boardmans (Stratford), Ltd., Broadway, London, E.15.

Mr. T. W. Cooper, 98 Jerningham Road, London, S.E.14, has been granted a special A licence for a vehicle of 3 tons, and the Mold Storage Co.. 36 Maze Pond, London, S.E.I, for four, totalling 121 tons.


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