Somewhat OT: Scottish Schools

On Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:02:18 -0700 (PDT), snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

Being stockpiled to build a new wall along it, hopefully.
G.Harman
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On Tuesday, 12 April 2016 09:02:21 UTC+1, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

he border?
"It remains unclear exactly what faults have been uncovered. After discover ing that wall ties and header ties - which securely bind brick exterior wal ls to the main structure - were missing in two primary schools and then two secondary schools, the council ordered ESP to do full structural and mater ial surveys to uncover other possible flaws." (from <http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/apr/14/building-flaws-found- in-all-17-closed-edinburgh-schools>)
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On Thursday, 14 April 2016 14:27:41 UTC+1, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

the border?

ering that wall ties and header ties - which securely bind brick exterior w alls to the main structure - were missing in two primary schools and then t wo secondary schools, the council ordered ESP to do full structural and mat erial surveys to uncover other possible flaws."

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There's only one cause for a fault like that. Missing wall ties. Building is not old enough for them to have corroded. Or be galv.
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