Sector: Public & Community

Penmount Crematorium, Truro

Project Description

Penmount Crematorium is a large, publicly owned facility managed by Cornwall Council. The facility serves the south of Cornwall and is located on the outskirts of Truro. The main crematorium and chapel buildings have a seated capacity of 167 people In addition to the crematorium and chapel buildings, there are landscaped memorial gardens and a wildflower natural burial ground

Cornwall council funded a refurbishment of the facility in 2014. This improved the services offered by expanding office space, creating a front of house reception area and client interview

The buildings carbon footprint was reduced through the introduction of high efficiency lighting, recovered heat exchange technology and intelligent control systems

Refurbishment of local crematorium to improve the reflective gathering spaces in the chapel buildings