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Algarve’s first crematorium to open this year

by TPN/ Lusa, in Algarve · 02-01-2013 16:07:00 · 0 Comments

The Algarve’s first crematorium is due to open in Faro this year. A further three crematoriums are planned for the region, but the projects are delayed.

Faro Mayor, Macário Correia told Correio da Manhã that the approval for the project “is in its final phase” after which construction will start.
A public tender launched last year by the town hall to build the facility was won by Servilusa, which will have to pay €1,500 per month and a further seven percent of the crematorium’s revenue.
In Albufeira, the town hall launched a public tender in December for the concession, construction and management of a crematorium. Mayor José Carlos Rolo said “there are parties interested” in proceeding with the investment. The town hall is to receive a minimum of €200 per month for the occupation of the land and a percentage of the price of each cremation. Loulé also wants to install a crematorium, but funeral company Servilusa reportedly pulled out of the project after winning the concession in Faro.
In Portimão, the town hall revealed its intention to go ahead with the installation of a crematorium, but only after the construction of a new cemetery.
Around 5,000 funerals per year are carried out in the Algarve, with a growing trend for cremations, which are often carried out at the nearest crematorium located in Ferreira do Alentejo.

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