Lennie’s Little Lady
Lennie Waters, father of Neal Waters MD and grandfather of Hannah & Tom talks about his pride and joy, now known as ‘Lennie’s Little Lady’.
His 1946 Austin K4 six cylinder petrol engine truck better know
n in it’s day as a ‘Birmingham Bedford’ due to it’s distinct similarities to a well-known Luton lookalike. Four speed crash gearbox with a top speed, which the driver can barely sustain, of 43 MPH.
750-gallon Whale 1946 ‘as was’ tank and fittings complete with a genuine 1946 nightsoil bucket.
1946 Petter single cylinder petrol ‘donkey’ engine driving a 1933 Hammond exhauster.
This Austin K4 now sits as the Grandfather in a modern day fleet of purpose built vacuum tankers operated by Waters Waste Services Ltd.
Waters Waste operate 20 purpose built tanker units from depots at Stokesley, Doncaster, Newcastle Upon Tyne and Milton Keynes providing a vacuum tankering service to the construction, commercial and domestic sectors.