Improvement works are set to be carried out at Wellingborough's Doddington Road cemetery.
Wellingborough Council has been planning improvement works to the cemetery and these are anticipated to start at the end of May.
The cemetery provides an important place for family and friends to visit and commemorate their loved ones and the council has identified that there are areas which require improvements.
The roads and pathways will be repaired, and further improvements will be made to the children’s area.
The works, which are likely to take up to eight weeks to complete, will increase the capacity of plots and see the installation of drainage to allow additional plots to be provided in areas for
multi-faith and children’s burials.
There will be limited access to the areas where works are being carried out, however the cemetery will remain operational and funerals will take place as planned.
Leader of Wellingborough Council, Cllr Martin Griffiths, said: “We are committed to providing essential services and facilities for our community, and we recognise that the
Doddington Rd Cemetery requires improvements.
“The improvements will enable us to provide additional plots within Wellingborough for families and their loved ones, and improve visitor’s experience during difficult times, providing a peaceful environment.”
Anyone with questions about the improvement works can send an email to [email protected]
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