The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, affectionately referred to by the locals as the 'The Pope's Launching Pad', is one of the most extraordinary examples of contemporary sacral architecture. The architect Frederic Gibberd prevailed in a worldwide competition with his draft. Nowadays, the Roman Catholic Church completed in 1967 still appears futuristic. And that after over 50 years. As durable and innovative are the MIGUA expansion joint covers that we have recently supplied for this construction project.