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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.
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.
Workers at hundreds of Crown Post Offices are set to strike on Easter Saturday in a dispute over closures, jobs and pay.
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.
Gill Furniss MP, Labours Shadow Postal Services Minister, commenting on the announcement of a further 74 Crown Post Office closures, said:
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.
The Barry Crown Post Office in Holton Road is facing closure due to "restricted growth opportunities".
When we have four betting shops in the Burges, phone shops, card shops and pound shops, why have we only one Crown Post Oce which is by far more a valuable service and more widely used?
STAFF at Crown post offices staged a fresh strike after talks failed to resolve a long-running dispute over jobs, pay and branch closures.