Information on burials, funeral services and dealing with death.

Bereavement Services offices remain closed
The offices are closed but we’re still carrying out cremation and burial services.

From 1 April all cemeteries are open until 7.00pm every day.

Restrictions on mourners attending funerals are still in place:

  • 30 mourners are able to attend a burial within a cemetery.
  • 15 mourners are able to attend a cremation service. The 2 metre rule must be kept to within chapels.
  • 6 mourners are able to attend a cremated remains burial. This will increase to 15 from 12 April.
  • Book of Remembrance room remains closed, but you can view our online Book of Remembrance.
  • Webcasting of funerals in chapels.
  • Face coverings must be worn inside chapels (unless exempt) at Bushbury Crematorium and for those attending a cremation service.

Please follow social distancing guidance.