|Smiths Electric Vegetable Cart|
Donated to the Museum in March 2002 by the Co-op, this vehicle dates
from 1965 and is registered FDX 346D. It was in regular use until the
Summer of 2001, when the last two rounds were withdrawn. Originally
there were over 40 green grocery carts/rounds in the Ipswich area,
and apart from milk, were the last regular 'door to door' service
offered by the Co-op.
|Acquired by the Museum:||2002|
|Current State:||As withdrawn, fully operational|
In the past, the Co-op has offered green
grocery, butchery, bakery and mobile shop services. Along with this
vehicle, EPV 228D and FDX 621D were also donated to the Museum, being
the last three owned by the Co-op.