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Important information concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we currently have the following restrictions in place at funeral services at Rainsbrook Crematorium:

  • maximum of 72 mourners in the Avon Room
  • maximum of 20 mourners in the Drayton Room
  • no additional mourners can stand outside the chapels or elsewhere in the crematorium grounds
  • no open coffins permitted
  • no witness viewing of the charge of the coffin into the cremator
  • no bearer service at the crematorium (coffins may be shouldered by funeral directors or family)
  • family members should not touch coffins
  • curtains may remain open at the crematorium on request
  • cremated remains must be collected by appointment only

Please note, we're currently offering webcasts of funeral services in the Avon Chapel at the reduced cost of £35.

Call or email the bereavement services team to arrange.

Failure to comply with all of the above restrictions will result in services being subject to further restrictions or cancelled without notice.

We understand the impact of imposing these restrictions, but stress the safety and welfare of both our visitors and staff remain our priority.

All restrictions have been introduced in accordance with advice issued by the Government and the National Association of Funeral Directors.