Working at the car wash (oh oh, yeah yeah)

They have managed to find another job to do that’s more interesting than putting up a building!

Welcome to the really-quite-rusty-and-not-particularly-shiny new Salisbury Road Car Wash!!!

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Previously the truck had to stand on the ground, so couldn’t get the bottom of his socks properly rinsed off. Problem solved!

They do seem to be having a bit of a problem with the mud. They did make another stunning attempt to solve the problem. Last week they laid tarmac over the middle of the site where all the delivery trucks go. If the delivery trucks didn’t have to get their feet muddy, then the mud wouldn’t spread, right? After all, there aren’t any other vehicles that might need to cross the tarmac, thereby spreading the mud.

That worked beautifully while it was lovely and dry and they didn’t need to worry about the mud anyway.

Then it rained.

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The bit between the red lines is roughly where their very nice black tarmac is.

Buried under the mud. Already.

Well that worked. Good job guys.

P.S. On a different topic, someone eventually noticed how bad the University sign over the folly looked. They’ve fixed it! Yay!

Hang on tight peeps!

It must be a whole lot more windy out there today than it appears.

To most people, it is a warm sunny morning with a gentle breeze.

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But our wise builders clearly know better.
It is in fact so windy that anything not bolted to the ground is going to be blown away totally!

Fortunately for us the savvy folks are holding stuff down, so poor innocent by-standers are not struck by flying fencing

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or even flying 1 tonne water tanks.

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If it wasn’t for the valiant heroes desperately hanging on to this stuff, just think of the mayhem that could ensue!

VC’s Awards all round I think, for collegiality and self-less devotion to everyone’s safety in these hazardous conditions.