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Whitty

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Re: Birmingham CO-OP Bakery
« Reply #66 on: October 10, 2016, 02:03:55 PM »
Knowing the Birmingham Co-op they would all be the same design
However it may have belonged to another Co-op society
Alternatively another bakery around greater Birmingham O0
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Terry B

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Re: Birmingham CO-OP Bakery
« Reply #67 on: October 15, 2016, 04:17:09 PM »
The Transport Museum at Wythall has a preserved Birmingham Co-op electric bread van signwritten with "Golden Crust Bread" across the front. I've only seen the photo and it looks superb!

linwaisee

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Re: Birmingham CO-OP Bakery
« Reply #68 on: August 23, 2017, 10:00:19 AM »
The co op bakery were not the only ones to use horse and carts. They were used by co op milkmen, co op laundry, Fowler's dairy, and a chimney sweep called, surprisingly, Mr. Fuel!

Potomac

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Re: Birmingham CO-OP Bakery
« Reply #69 on: August 23, 2017, 12:44:08 PM »
The Wythall Museum has three for four BCS battery vehicles in its collection plus quite a few others from other Co-operative societies. including TASCOS,  and private companies.
BCS, from memory in the late 1940's, had, in the south of the city and beyond into the Solihull area, horse drawn milk floats and coal carts.  I cannot say about their bread deliveries as I only remember small bakery vans and the ubiquitous Scribbans vans.
best wishes,  Alan

GardenGerald

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Re: Birmingham CO-OP Bakery
« Reply #70 on: August 23, 2017, 12:57:01 PM »
Hello Potomac
The Co-op had 2 types of horse drawn bread vans.
Gerald.