Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has announced that work on a state of the art crematorium in the Doagh Road area of Newtownabbey is due to commence next year.
Commenting on the plans, a spokesperson for the local authority said: “Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council already has outline planning permission for a new state of the art crematorium at Doagh Road, Newtownabbey.
“The council has now agreed to make a full planning application for the crematorium which includes a memorial garden and columbarium.
“This significant capital development project is expected to commence on site in April 2020 with completion in May 2021.
“This much-needed facility will serve our residents and people across the whole of Northern Ireland.”