THE CREMATORIUM earmarked for Lelley Road, Preston continues to generate controversy. The Liberal Democrat group on the council say that its members will be challenging the business case for the crematorium as “full of holes” at the full ERYC council meeting tomorrow
Hull City Council has objected to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s planning application to build a new crematorium on Lelley Road, Preston. Hull raises the prospect of a situation where there would be an overcapacity of provision as the two authorities compete with each other as crematorium operators.
“Pathetic!” was the retort of Preston traffic campaigner after studying the proposed Crematorium ‘Road Safety’ reviews published by consultants on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
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A public exhibition of the Crematorium proposals will be held on Tuesday, August 25 between 1pm and 7.30pm at the Preston Community Hall.
Councillor Dennis said: “Residents of the region will be pleased to hear about the East Riding’s proposals on the various investigations being carried out as part of the process. In particular, the section that a feasibility study on my proposal to create a bypass is to be taken seriously after many years of trying to get meaningful talks started.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet has approved, in principle, a proposal to build a new crematorium near to Preston in Holderness and will now go out to public consultation in July to support the development of a business case.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is seeking Cabinet approval, in principle, to consult and develop a business case to build a crematorium in Holderness. The proposed site of the crematorium is off Lelley Road, near Preston, in Holderness and it is anticipated that a planning application will be submitted later this year.