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2-Sep-1999To provide the clear spaces required for the pool halls, various building- form options were considered. The solution adopted - intended to complement the clean lines and surfaces of the pool halls - is of steel roof trusses formed in circular hollow sections. In the main pool hall, trusses with a depth of 2m and a clear span of 32m, were spliced at third points to facilitate transport and provide a camber. The smaller area of the warm- up pool and cafe/bar have trusses 1m deep, spanning ...