Council Matters – Police Station – Coal Deliveries – Signal – Firemen – Allotments

September 1951

South Yorkshire Times September 22, 1951

New Police Station

A site plan for a section station and seven police houses in Wheatley Street, Denaby, has been submitted to Conisbrough Urban Council’s Highway Committee in substitution for a site plan previously approved for five houses in Ravenfield Street, Denaby, but the Area Planning Officer is to be informed that the Wheatley Street site has already been earmarked for the council’s own housing programme.


A plan submitted by Denaby and Cadeby Home Coal Carting Committee for a proposed house in Low Rd, Conisbrough had been rejected by the Urban Council.

Coal Deliveries

A letter is to be sent to Edlington Home Coal Carting committee in connection with damage caused to Council property during coal deliveries.

Signal system

The Mexborough and Swinton Traction Company of advise the Council that is impossible to fix a definite date with a scheme for installing a signalling system for trackless trolley vehicles in Church Street, Conisbrough, would be completed.

Firemen’s Gift

The Council accepted from Conisbrough Fire Service a framed photograph of members of the Brigade to be home in the Council Chamber. A letter of appreciation of the gift and of the services of the Gate to the urban district is to be forwarded to Section Leader Houghton.

Uncultivated Allotments

Conisbrough and Denaby Allotment Society is to be asked to submit to the next Allotment Committee meeting their observations on proposals for re-letting uncultivated allotments.


Councillor Mrs E.M.Sherlock will represent the Council at the conference of the National Women Citizen Association in London on September 28