Belfast roof

bowstring roof, Belfast roof

A roof supported by bowstring trusses.
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One shows the Bradley works' A side shop, pictured during the days of solid tyres, with a Belfast roof above.
"Our former building there used to be an engineering company before we took it on, but even though we expanded within it we were always constrained with what we could do by the Belfast roof and things like fire regulations."
Hooton Park, the historic RAF base which includes its Belfast Roof hangers, is situated within the boundaries of the Vauxhall Motors car plant - the boundaries of both Ellesmere Port and Wirral councils run right through it.

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