Steel shutters

Steel shutters

Used in fortifications, or in ordinary buildings when security is an issue, or if strong winds are a regular occurrence.
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"As a precaution, Everton erected some steel shutters to protect the players' entrance.
Robert Jones, prosecuting, told Liverpool Crown Court one man attempted to prevent the shop's steel shutters coming down as career burglar Michael Foat, 35, of Jerningham Road, Walton, stole three watches worth PS2,298.
The company believes that big savings can be made with shuttering-robots being programmed on building information modelling (BIM) to create exact shapes using a system of steel shutters and magnets.
The former Kirklees College |building which has had steel shutters fitted to the doors
"One of the steel shutters had been forced open and a ground floor window had been smashed," said David Pugh, prosecuting at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
BOARDING up Flint's crumbling and dilapidated maisonettes with ugly steel shutters is a necessary measure - but it is hoped that most of the outdated complex will be demolished by the end of the year.
The first retail experience, leaving aside the charity shops, could possibly be the purchase of a few cans of super-strength cider from a cut-price booze outlet, complete with fortified steel shutters, or perhaps to taKe the opportunity of hocKing one's watch in the recently opened and stylish pawn shop.
On the left hand side of the street very little has changed except the ownership and appearance of the shops, with canopies to protect the windows from the sun in the 1940s being replaced by steel shutters to protect the windows from being broken in 2010.
They used hydraulic equipment to make the roof stable and fenced off the area using steel shutters to prevent people going near the building.
The shop - which funds the Coventry Animal Centre - will need to have steel shutters fitted, costing around pounds 1,500.
The locals understandably celebrated when the closure order was enforced and the twins were kicked out and steel shutters went up.