MORE money is to be pumped into cemeteries across Huddersfield.
And a feature of the new plans will include a water feature in the grounds of Huddersfield Crematorium.
The cascade will be built into the garden to offer grieving relatives another quiet space.
Councillors at the Kirklees Cabinet meeting on March 17 are being asked to approve another £600,000 of work to improve cemeteries and crematoria in the area.
The programme of work will take place across Kirklees and aims to improve facilities to a standard expected by users of Bereavement Services.
The money is on top of projects already agreed to improve facilities at both Huddersfield and Dewsbury Crematoria.
The new planned improvements include:
Improve access for both pedestrians and vehicles at cemeteries in Cleckheaton (new), Heckmondwike, Almondbury, Slaithwaite, Lockwood, Dewsbury and Huddersfield Crematorium.
Make more efficient use of space at Batley Cemetery and develop the chamber system in previously unusable land
Removal of old trees and new planting within cemeteries
Building a spoil bunker at Dewsbury Cemetery to store soil excavated from graves to minimise inconvenience to cemetery users
Redesign of the entry and exit at Huddersfield Crematorium with a new glass-fronted walkway for mourners
Reinstating the water cascade feature at Huddersfield Crematorium to provide an area of contemplation.
Upgrading the IT system to enable future phone and online bookings.
Clr Molly Walton, Joint Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Environment and Transport, said: “This is investment which will improve the cemeteries and crematoria for both visitors and customers”.