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crown post

[′krau̇n ‚pōst]
(building construction)
Any upright member of a roof truss assembly, such as a king post.

Crown post

1. Vertical member in a roof truss, especially a king post.
2. Vertical member in a roof truss, especially a king post. See also: Post

crown post

Any vertical member in a roof truss, esp. a king post.
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The Post Office is a public service industry, and as such, our crown post offices should not be sold off to the highest bidder.
She said: "The Post Office must ensure that the Crown Post Office remains in Town, preferably on the high street and within a very short distance to the bus stop.
It is part of a move by the Post Office to reduce the number of Crown Post Offices and instead seek to relocate services into franchise partners such as WH Smith.
The proposals disregard the wealth of expertise, experience and sense of pride in public duty which is shared by Crown Post Office employees.
Crown post offices - the biggest branches in larger towns and cities - make a loss of PS37million a year.
Gary Watkins, CWU regional secretary for Wales, said: "Franchising a Crown Post Office is not only a dumbing down of the services.
Summary: Crown Post Office workers are to go on strike over Easter
TWO years ago you published a letter of mine in which I complained that the Crown post of-fice in Acocks Green was not only a public service, but also a hard-sell shop.
If they choose to go on strike, they could force Royal Mail-run post offices - which are part of what is known as the Crown Post Office Network - across Merseyside to temporarily close.
SIR; The report from the trade and industry select committee on Crown post offices makes interesting reading for retailers, subpostmasters and consumers.
The Communication Workers Union is demanding government action following the announcement that 64 Crown post offices will close this year.
I WAS baffled to hear last week in Llangefni that the Crown Post Office in Church Street, is facing another onslaught to close down again.