Equally fruitless was the next night and the next but, finally on September 3, at 11pm, six men, carrying a long plank to access the false roof
, made their way to the school.
Scaffolding is now being put up to cover the interior and exterior, and a false roof
will be erected, ready for experts to remove the original roof and examine the full extent of the damage.
"In one instance, we stopped a Range Rover driven by two women which had a false roof
. The inside was lined with bundles of pounds, dollars and Dutch guilders.
Lee Bourn, 39, died after falling through a false roof
at the Lighthouse community centre in Oakfield Road, Anfield, where he was working as a volunteer in February 2010.
"When we came here the room had a false roof
and you couldn't see any of the beams.
The cannabis was part of a cache worth pounds 2million which was smuggled over from France in the false roof
of a Ford minibus.
Not surprisingly, it needed its false roof
and windows on one side as a sort of disguise in the troubled years that followed.