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crematory, crematorium

A building for the incineration of the human dead.
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If granted planning permission the company would look to run the crematorium itself, or lease it to a crematorium company.
New flower beds have been planted in the garden of remembrance, while the crematorium gates and railings have been painted black and gold.
It has long been the practice to add a percentage onto the standard cremation fees at Bangor crematorium when a service is provided for those outside Gwynedd.
But Norma, 56, from Cumbernauld, near Glasgow, has found a crematorium in Ayr which is willing to cremate Robert's body.
Richard White, managing director of Ambler Brothers Funeral Directors in Moseley, said: 'We tried as far as Doncaster to find a suitable crematorium but we had no success.
In an attempt to respond to the complaints from neighbors about the odor, AQMD officials have completed two ``source tests'' at the crematorium to determine whether there are any improper emissions.
Friends please meet for service at Whitley Bay Crematorium on Wednesday 14th October at 1.
Due to Cowpen Crematorium being closed the Funeral Service will now be held at Tynemouth Crematorium on Saturday 14th March at 9.
30pm on January 8th at Beverley Crematorium SINGH CELIA On December 26th, 2014.
Planning consultant Kris Mitra, acting on behalf of Memoria Ltd, said: "This application has arisen out of recognition by crematorium operators, local funeral directors and clergy that there is a need to make provision for a crematorium in the locality.
The controversial Kirkleatham Memorial Park and Crematorium, which also includes natural burial ground is now under construction at Yearby, near Marske.
Homeowners from Rhuallt were present at the meeting and blasted the plans to build a crematorium, access route and a car park on land off Holywell Road.