Welwyn Crematorium is a new build crematorium on an existing burial ground site. The building is set low in the landscape across the site and that is emphasised by the brown coloured facing brick, rammed earth effect columns and pre-cast concrete colonnade. The ceremony space is clad with timber internally for acoustic reverberation and aesthetic reasons. The views out from the hall are restricted to low level views across an ornamental pond and feature wall.
The multi-faith hall is surround by a selection of external covered courtyards flowers, remembrance and memorials.
- Client: CDS Ltd & Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
- Value: £3.8m
- Completion Date: Onsite from autumn 2019
- Consultants: Cemetery Development Services Ltd // MAC