Developments Ltd had submitted an application for a crematorium with associated landscaping, access and car park.
Mercia said that current cremator widths in the nearest crematoria
at Durham and Darlington are 31 inches and 30 inches respectively, while in new Bishop Auckland building the width would be 43 inches.
So far this year we have had two cases where the choice of crematoria
has been limited because of the size of the deceased.
People are currently waiting between 10 and 14 days to get into crematoria
at Coychurch or Thornhill, which is unacceptable.
are estimated to be responsible for up to 16 per cent of all UK emissions of mercury - caused by dental fillings.
Environmental standards at crematoria
were soon to be tightened, creating a need for major works at Bangor.
From January 2013, the Government has asked all local authorities to reduce emissions of crematoria
mercury from crematoriums by 50%.
Earlier this week, protesters said developers Mercia Crematoria
should not get rich at the expense of the "special landscape.
The crematorium plan comes a week after the Vale of Glamorgan council's planning committee rejected a scheme by Crematoria
Management Ltd to build a crematorium, cemetery, gardens and remembrance book chapel on land the A48 near St Nicholas.
The North's crematoria
will have to take action to cut soaring pollution levels from metal fillings by half over the next seven years.
He said: 'I dread the summer nights as vandals seem to be attracted to our cemeteries and crematoria
to carry out wanton vandalism.
By law crematoria
must be fitted with filters to reduce toxic mercury emissions in 50% of cremations by the end of the year.
The Council naturally sympathises with the views of local people, but is confident that the availability of the crematoria
at Saltwell Park and Mountsett will still provide accessible and appropriate facilities for the borough.
Management wants to build the crematorium, cemetery, gardens and remembrance book chapel on land at the A48 near St Nicholas.
As with all crematoria
services throughout the country, Liverpool's own Cemeteries & Crematoria
Service has been looking at ways in which it can best accommodate the mercury abatement agenda, which will affect all crematoria