Wellingborough_Crem.jpgWellingborough’s new £5.5m state-of-the-art crematorium is almost ready for business ahead of its official opening.

The Northants Telegraph was given a first look inside the Nene Valley Crematorium, which overlooks the picturesque landscape between Millers Park and Great Doddington.

The crematorium chapel seats 120 people, with the gardens a work in progress.

Speaking at the first drop-in event, leader of Wellingborough Council Martin Griffiths said: “This whole project has been about teamwork, it’s been a real team effort.

“We have got some big plans for Wellingborough and this is the start of the way we want to do things in the future.

Cllr Barry Graves, chairman of Wellingborough Bereavement Services, said: “To see this rise from just a patch of earth is very fulfilling.”

Source: North Hamptonshire Telegraph

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