Proposed crematorium

The proposal for the crematorium

Steppingley has a central location within Central Bedfordshire, allowing for easy access for all residents.

The law requires new crematoria to be a minimum of 200 yards (183 metres) from any dwelling or within 50 yards (46 metres) of any public road, which means that they are often in a countryside location.

The suggested location off Fordfield Road, is well tucked away from sight. There would be additional landscaping so that the building would not impact on the landscape. The building would have a contemporary, attractive design.

A footpath and cycleway will be provided to the proposed crematorium, linking with those at the roundabout that serves Fordfield Road, Steppingley Road, and Froghall Road and the recently installed cycleway from Center Parcs. We would also consider a footpath and cycleway from Flitwick train station to the crematorium.

Tree-lined approach towards the entrance

Tree lined approach

Internal view of the service hall

Internal view of the service hall

External view from the walk of reflection

External view from walk of reflection

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