Decision details

Poole Crematorium: Detailed Options for the replacement of cremators

Decision Maker: Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report detailing the options for the replacement of cremators at Poole, as requested by Cabinet on the 28th September 2022, following the report which considered the options on whether to invest in the facility following the suspension of cremations in April 2020


RESOLVED that: -

(a)             Cabinet notes that a business case will be taken to the Future Infrastructure Board to request CIL funding for the approved option;

(b)             Cabinet notes the CDS Group feasibility study for cremator replacement at Poole Crematorium;

(c)             Cabinet agrees to progress with Option 3: Invest in two electric cremators and will look to build into the Capital programme once ordered; and

(d)             Cabinet agrees to a detailed business case on the agreed option be brought back to Cabinet.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: The Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Development, Growth, Regeneration and Transformation


The recommendations of this report seek to ensure provision of cremators to meet the needs of the whole BCP Community.

Report author: Andy McDonald

Publication date: 10/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/03/2023

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