Public Notice July 2021

Posted on 16 July 2021

  • As of 19th July, 2021 the number of attendees at funerals will be as follows:-
    • Ogden Chapel: 100 mourners
    • Jamieson Chapel: 50 mourners
    • Haigh Chapel: 12 mourners
  • All attendees are strongly recommended to wear face coverings whilst in the chapels and main building
  • We ask that attendees remove all personal items including tissues and memorial sheets from the chapels
  • Families will be allowed to carry the coffin but must wear masks and gloves
  • Flowers will be allowed on the coffin, but no personal items
  • Singing will be allowed with face coverings. Those not wearing face covering are requested to use the mezzanine floor in either of the larger chapels.
  • Mourners should not attend if they are feeling unwell
  • All mourners are advised to use hand sanitiser before entering a chapel
  • Curtains to close
  • No open coffins until further notice
  • Webcast’s facilities available in Ogden and Jamieson Chapels
  • All visitors to refrain from touching door handles
  • Doors will be left open during services to allow for air flow
  • The service books and hymnals are not being provided until further notice
  • The Gardens of Remembrance are open to the public
  • There are no restrictions on the number of people attending the strewing of ashes
  • The main reception desk and memorial room will be open, but appointments must be made for strewing of ashes, collection of ashes or memorials plaques. Please contact or ring the administration office (9.00-16.30 Monday-Friday) on 020 8894 9001, option 2, for advice or to make an appointment
  • The Book of Remembrance Room will be open, but as it is small we advise only 2 people at a time in the room. The books are always available for viewing on-line through our website at

The above measures are to ensure that the Crematorium can continue to operate and offer funeral services in a safe manner, and we thank all visitors in adhering to these guidelines. Any further updates will be added when it is deemed necessary.