Located off Wilkinsons Road in Harewood, the Crematorium previously enjoyed access directly onto Johns Road (SH1). The recently completed Northern Motorway resulted in a service road being constructed immediately in front of the Crematorium, restricting access to the motorway and controlling entry via a slip lane. Unlike adjacent residential properties, access onto the service road would not be conducive for funeral vehicles and higher volumes of commercial traffic. Waka Kotahi’s solution was to have traffic exit the Crematorium via their own link road, rejoining Wilkinson Road through a roundabout, before finally merging with traffic on SH1.