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crematorium

[krē′mətôrē·əm]
a facility for the disposal of dead bodies by burning.

crematorium

(krē″mă-tō′rē-ŭm) [L.]
A place for the burning of corpses.
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The only other existing crematoria in North Wales are in Mochdre, Bangor and Wrexham.
We would welcome a new facility for the upgrading of existing crematoria which take the opportunity to install facilities for wider coffins to respond to changing needs.
It can also take up to an hour to get to these crematoria, which adds to the stress already being experienced by the bereaved.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs predicts that, without action, emissions from crematoria could rise by twothirds by 2020 - making them the biggest mercury polluter.
The inquiry into serial-killer GP Harold Shipman found that safeguards by medical referees at the crematoria involved were ineffective and standards have now been tightened across the UK.
The Oxfordshire company, which did not attend the meeting, has already built crematoria at Bury, Chorley and Ollerton in Nottingham, and is in the process of constructing two more.
Now the Government has decided that filter systems costing more than pounds 250,000 each will have to be installed, with the region's 10 crematoria given the option of sharing the costs.
Over the summer cremations will take place at Dewsbury Moor Crematorium and other nearby crematoria while the Huddersfield facility is closed.
The report recognises mounting pressure for a crematorium to be built in the Vale to ease pressure on crematoria in Bridgend or Cardiff, but says the problem has been finding a suitable site for such a development.
Dale Willis, Cemeteries and Crematoria Manager, Liverpool
Tonnes of mercury emitted to atmosphere from crematoria in the UK
Rev Gareth Lloyd, of St John the Evangelist church, Birtley, said: "It's a very pleasant place as far as crematoria can be pleasant places.