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Extract of Minutes Concerning Payment to Womersley for Work Carried Out

Extract of Minutes Concerning Payment to Womersley for Work Carried Out

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T1926. A number of companies sent formal bids to Stretford Council for decorating the route which fell within the boundaries of Stretford for the visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, who came to open No.9 Dock in 1905. Womersley was one such company. They were Main Agents, having carried out work abroad, whilst a company in Manchester, Messrs Goodall, Lamb & Heighway acted as their Local Agents. The Council were not happy with the work carried out to decorate the Processional Route and Mr Abrahams had written to them on behalf of the Council expressing their disappointment with the floral arch. After having written to them on the 14th July there was a meeting and the following decision was taken:


At a meeting of this Sub-Committee held at the Council Offices,
Talbot Road, Old Trafford, on Tuesday the 22nd day of August,

PRESENT: Councillors Johnston, Bates, Roberts, and

Messrs Womersleys' Account for Decorations.

The Sub-Committee considered the question of Messrs Womers-
leys' account amounting to £93.10.0. for Street Decorations in
connection with the Royal Visit, which had been referred to
them by the Finance Committee under date August 1st, 1905, for
further negotiation, with power to settle.
It was


That the account be settled by the payment of £80.
PublisherTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
Creatorattribution - Stretford Urban District Council
Datecreation - 1905-08-22
TypeMinutes - Typed
Formatdimension.H - 263mm
dimension.W - 206mm
SourceTrafford Local Studies Centre
Relationpart of - 1905 Royal Visit Papers
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Old Trafford, Manchester.
RightsTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council