Covid-19 – Examples from Cemeteries and Crematoria – updated 23 April 2020

Here you will find examples of guidance, posters etc that cemeteries and crematoria around the UK have issued regarding services during the Covid-19 pandemic. These may be helpful in assisting you with what approach you wish to take to ensure the safety of your teams and members of the public whilst continuing to provide a vital service to bereaved people.

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Example Poster on Funerals and CoronavirusAdvice to mourners (please note that this is an example only and not ICCM advice – the wording can be changed to suit your local requirements)

Example poster

Links to Local Authority Websites Coronavirus Guidance

Belfast City Council

Bolton Council

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Kettering Borough Council

Leeds City Council

Lewes & Eastbourne Council

Oldham Council

Rochdale Borough Council

Shropshire Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Cardiff Council

Cemeteries and Crematoria Examples

Bramcote Crematorium

Mortlake Crematorium Guidance 24 March 2020

Wealden Crematorium Updated Guidance 23 March 2020

Examples issued prior to Government Advice on 23 March 2020

Adur-Worthing Bereavement Services 18 March 2020

BCP and Dorset Councils Guidance to Stakeholders 23 March 2020

Eternal Gardens Coronavirus Resource Hub 16 March 2020

Mortlake Crematorium Poster 20 March 2020

Putney Vale Crematorium Message to Funeral Directors 18 March 2020

Wealden Crematorium 20 March 2020

Wyre Letter to Funeral Directors 23 March 2020