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crematorium

(krē″mă-tō′rē-ŭm) [L.]
A place for the burning of corpses.
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These crematoria are located in markets not served by existing Dignity crematoria.
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 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.
Crematoria are set to account for 35.5pc of mercury emissions by 2020 ( three times the levels from coal burning.
By law crematoria must be fitted with filters to reduce toxic mercury emissions in 50% of cremations by the end of the year.
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.
Crematoria Management wants to build the crematorium, cemetery, gardens and remembrance book chapel on land at the A48 near St Nicholas.
As with all crematoria services throughout the country, Liverpool's own Cemeteries & Crematoria Service has been looking at ways in which it can best accommodate the mercury abatement agenda, which will affect all crematoria in 2012.