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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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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.
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.
Workers at hundreds of Crown Post Offices are set to strike on Easter Saturday in a dispute over closures, jobs and pay.
Managing director Paula Vennells said: "The Crown Post Office network is losing pounds 55m a year.
The select committee may have focused on Crown post offices, but the bigger picture of the provision of post office services will not he missed by convenience store operators.
WORKERS in hundreds of Crown post offices will today stage a fresh strike in a row over jobs, pay and closures.
Chester-le-Street's Crown post office in Front Street faces closure, with all the services currently provided there set to be franchised out.
STAFF at Liverpool's Crown Post Offices were taking part in a fresh strike today in a long-running row over closures, pay and jobs.
WORKERS in hundreds of Crown Post Offices are to stage two fresh strikes in a long-running row over closures, jobs and pay.
WORKERS at Crown post offices on Teesside were today set to join fresh national strike action.
The Communication Workers Union will start balloting their 4000 members in Crown post offices this week on industrial action.