Really? Â How about they dig the hole 2 feet deeper and put the coffin in sideways? Â Emma Glanfield reports
Super-sized graves dedicated solely for obese people are set to be installed at a cemetery amid fears of a growing âobesity crisisâ â and they will be near the road so the undertakers donât have far to carry the body.
Plans for 30 super-sized plots have been drawn up by council workers after larger graves were requested by funeral directors who have been struggling to haul coffins over long distances in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire.
Sutton Bridge and Wingland Parish Council hopes to open a new three-acre burial ground next year because space is running out at the cemetery in the local church – where plots measure 9ft by 4ft.
There is of course an argument to be had that burial is fast becoming a selfish space hogging act. Â Most cemeteries are fast running out of space. Â So having to dedicate more space for fat corpses isn’t helping. Â Read more »