Cremated remains

At the time of making arrangements for the funeral, it is not always easy to realise the emotional benefit that is gained after the funeral by having somewhere to go, a place that you and your family can go back to, knowing that a loved one is there.

It has only recently been acknowledged that simply having a relatives cremated remains scattered or buried in a garden of remembrance, does not assist the healing process after the funeral. Today most cemeteries and crematoriums that are administered by local councils offer the facility of small graves that can be purchased solely for cremated remains.

These 'cremated remains' graves can be visited by your family allowing you to pay your respects and mark the grave with a headstone or temporary wooden marker.

The options for the final resting place for your loved ones cremated remains are endless, from strewing them at a favourite beauty spot to launching them into space, we have had experience of them all.

If however your wishes are to retain the remains until a spouse passes away, this is also possible, by leaving them in our dedicated chapel of rest called the 'Ivy Chapel', you may if you wish visit the remains on a regular basis or on birthdays or anniversaries, we make a nominal charge for this service.

If a death occurs then please feel free to contact us at any time, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Call your local branch during office hours and use our FREEPHONE number out of hours - 0800 17 42 20.

Hatfield (head office)

Tel: 01707 262122

Knebworth & Codicote branches

Tel: 01438 815656

St Albans branch

Tel: 01727 899066

Welwyn Garden City branch

Tel: 01707 391808


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