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New £1.14 million chapel opens at North Devon & Torridge Crematorium

The new Rowan chapel at North Devon & Torridge Crematorium opens today.

It can accommodate more than two hundred and fifty people seated with space for hundreds more outside under cover.

250+
seats available in the indoor space
80
capacity chapel available for smaller services
£1.14m
total cost. North Devon and Torridge councils put money aside for more than ten years
Welcome to the new chapel.

The existing 80 seat chapel will remain for smaller funerals. If needed the crematorium will be able to hold two services at the same time.

The new facility includes the ability to webcast the service worldwide over the Internet. They will also be able to broadcast the service in sound and vision to people outside the chapel.

The larger space can sit 250 people

It's cost £1.14M with North Devon and Torridge councils having put money aside for the project for more than a decade.