Pigs are amenable to many different styles of farming. Intensive commercial units, commercial free range enterprises, extensive farming – being allowed to wander around a village, town or city, or tethered in a simple shelter or kept in a pen outside the owners house.
The shape of the memorial, consisting of three wings that cross over one another, is intended to symbolise flight. The wings each cover separate rooms that house a chapel, a caretakers office and a machine room. The hall between the wings houses a cenotaph as the centrepiece of the memorial and the rolls of honour.