Planning Permission Granted for East Cambridgeshire Crematorium
We are very excited to announce that planning permission has been granted for our design for a new crematorium in East Cambridgeshire. Commissioned by East Cambridgeshire District Council, the crematorium is to be located between Mepal and Chatteris, on a currently disused site, once home to an outdoor education facility. The crematorium consists of a crematory hall, a main and side chapel, waiting areas, an office space, and external landscaped spaces.
The crematorium has been designed to provide a series of spaces within a series of different volumes. The main buildings are connected by flat-roofed links and a covered external canopy at the front of the main service hall. Each space has a distinct function and has been designed to fall into a sequence as visitors make their way through the building from arrival at the waiting building, into the entrance foyer and through to the main chapel.
This unique design has the intention to create an uplifting, hopeful and comforting space. A light, reflective and inclusive atmosphere with high levels of natural light, fresh air, controlled acoustics and views out onto the lake, sandy beaches and the landscape beyond.
Watch this space for regular updates and developments on site.