General Purposes Sub-Committee: July 13th 1931
1694 On Minute No 1679 the General Manager submitted three alternative designs prepared by Mr Stewart Evans for the proposed permanent premises of the Pype Hayes Branch. After consideration it was decided to recommend the General Committee to approve plan No 1 for building at an estimated cost of £2,800.
Bank Committee: July 20th 1931
4151 The following report of the General Purposes Sub-Committee was presented:
Proposed Erection of permanent Branch at Pype Hayes.
Your Sub-Committee have had before them alternative plans prepared by Mr Stewart Evans, Architect, for the erection of a Branch Bank on the site at Pype Hayes. They recommend that plan No 1, which will be submitted to the meeting on Monday, and which provides for the erection of a suitable building at an estimated cost of £2800, be approved. In view of the vacation, it is also recommended that authority be given for Tenders to be obtained, and that the Chairman and the Chairmen of the Sub-Committees with the General Manager be empowered to accept the most suitable Tender and to instruct the Town Clerk to prepare and seal any necessary Contract.
4155 RESOLVED:- That the plans submitted for the erection of permanent Branch premises on the site at the corner of Tyburn Road and Kingsbury Road at an estimated cost of £2800 be approved; that the Chairman and the Chairmen of the Sub-Committees with the General Manager be authorised to accept the most suitable tender for the carrying out of the work; and that the Town Clerk be instructed to prepare and affix the Corporate Seal to the necessary contract.
General Purposes Sub-Committee: October 12th 1931
On Minutes Nos 1679 and 1694 (Pype Hayes Branch) the Sub-Committee were informed that as there was some doubt as to the nature of the soil on the site of the proposed Branch, Mr Evans, the Architect, had been instructed to make trial holes and, in consequence, had recommended that the foundations of the proposed building should be reinforced with concrete etc, involving an additional cost of £122. 4. 0. The Chairman of the General Committee had authorised this additional expenditure to be provided for in the bills of quantities, and it was:
1710 RESOLVED:- That the action taken in the matter be confirmed.
Finance Sub-Committee: October 12th 1931
The General Manager reported that in order to enable the erection of a permanent building to take place at Pype Hayes, it had been agreed to rent an adjoining shop for a period of twelve months at a rental of £65 plus rates, and the Town Clerk had been instructed to enter into any necessary agreement. A question had arisen in regard to the basement of the shop which also served as a basement for the adjoining shop. As the Bank would not require the use of the basement, it was proposed that the General Manager should arrange for minor alterations to be made so as to separate the shop from the basement.
584 RESOLVED:- That the above-mentioned arrangements be approved and that the General Committee be recommended to confirm the action taken in renting the premises in question.
Bank Committee: October 19th 1931
On Minute No 4155 (proposed premises at Pype Hayes) the Committee were informed that tenders had been invited but had not yet been received. To avoid delay it was
4190 RESOLVED:- That the Chairman and the Chairmen of the Sub-Committee with the General Manager be empowered to consider tenders received for the erection of premises at the corner of Tyburn Road and Kingsbury Road, and accept the most suitable tender; and that they be also authorised to instruct the Town Clerk to prepare and affix the Corporate Seal to the necessary contract.
4209 The following report of the Finance Sub-Committee was presented:
Erection of Pype Hayes Branch - Rental of Shop.
During the construction of the new Branch Bank at Pype Hayes arrangements have been made to rent a lock-up shop, No 991, Tyburn Road, at a rental of £65 per annum, plus rates, for a period of twelve months.
Your Sub-Committee recommend that this action be confirmed and that the Town Clerk be instructed to prepare any necessary document.
4210 RESOLVED:- That the arrangement made to rent a lock-up shop No 991, Tyburn Road, at a rental of £65 per annum, plus rates, for a period of twelve months, be confirmed, such premises to be utilised to temporarily accommodate the Pype Hayes Branch.
Bank Committee: November 16th 1931
The Committee were informed that, as authorised by Minute No 4155, tenders had been obtained for the erection of permanent Branch premises on the Pype Hayes site, and the tender of Messrs Jones & Spencer at the sum of £2,950 had been accepted.
4247 RESOLVED:- That the action taken in accepting the tender of Messrs Jones & Spencer at the sum of £2,950 for the erection of permanent Branch premises at the corner of Tyburn Road and Kingsbury Road be confirmed; and that the Town Clerk be instructed to prepare and affix the Corporate Seal to the necessary contract.
Report of Town Clerk: November 21st 1931
I have to report that the following Contract is now duly completed:
Jones & Spencer Ltd: Erection and completion of a branch bank at junction of Tyburn Road and Kingsbury Road, Erdington.
General Purposes Sub-Committee: December 14th 1931
1710A The General Manager reported that the wood building had been transferred from Pype Hayes to the site at King's Vale, and that the same would be opened as an evening branch after the Christmas holidays. It was decided that this Branch be known as the Kingstanding Branch.
Finance Sub-Committee: January 11th 1932
Tenders were submitted for the electric lighting and provision of counters at the Pype Hayes Branch; and it was:
629 RESOLVED:- That the following tenders be accepted:
Ellis and Ward
£63. 14. 0.
Mr R Hunt
Provision of counters, etc
£224. 0. 0.
General Purposes Sub-Committee: April 11th 1932
The General Manager reported that the Lord Mayor had intimated his willingness to open the Pype Hayes branch on Saturday May the 28th when the Chairman, Councillor Gelling, would preside.
Bank Committee: June 20th 1932
The General Manager referred to a letter from Mr Wilde as to the proposed letting of the Pype Hayes Branch flat to a Mrs Ellen Bach (widow) of 1139 Chester Road, Erdington.
4486 RESOLVED:- That arrangements be made to lease the flat at the Pype Hayes Branch to Mrs Ellen Bach for a period of three years at a rental of £40 per annum plus rates and cost of internal repairs, and that the Town Clerk be instructed to prepare the necessary document affixing Corporate Seal thereto if required.
General Purposes Sub-Committee: March 20th 1933
Redemption of Tithe Rent Charge: Pype Hayes Branch.
Your Sub-Committee recommend that arrangements be made to redeem the portion of the tithe rent charge of 12/7d payable by the Bank in respect of the site at the corner of Tyburn and Kingsbury Road, and that the Town Clerk be instructed to take the necessary steps accordingly.
Report of the Town Clerk: June 17th 1933
Redemption of Tithe Rentcharge
979, Tyburn Road & 650, Kingsbury Road.
I have to report that as a consequence of an application for the Compulsory Redemption of certain tithe rentcharges in the Parish of Aston, the Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries made the appropriate Order.
The above property was affected by the Order, and the amount apportioned to your Committee in respect thereof was 12/7d. This has been paid, but the Certificate of Redemption will not be issued by the Ministry until the whole of the consideration money in respect of the whole area covered by the Order has been paid. The Ministry, in due course, will notify all parties concerned of the completion of the proceedings.
Finance & General Purposes Sub-Committee: February 18th 1935
The following tender has been accepted for painting and decorating at Pype Hayes branch:
J H Gay: £18. 15. 0d
Report of the Town Clerk: October 28th 1935
I have to report that I have completed an Agreement for Tenancy of Pype Hayes flat as under:
Mr H W Yardley: £45 for one year certain and subsequently determinable by one quarter's notice, expiring on any of the quarter days except Christmas, the tenant to be responsible for rates and internal repairs.