Douglas Borough Cemetery in the Isle of Man dates back to 1899 and opened its crematorium in 1960.

Its quaint chapel can accommodate up to 70 people and any type of religious or civil funeral service can be held at the chapel.

Personal choices of recorded music can be played during the service, or also support live bands or singers to add a personal touch to the funeral service.

Families can choose to erect an engraved bronze plaque at the Garden of Remembrance. In addition, roses and plaques can be purchased to be placed in the graves.

For an everlasting tribute to a loved one, families can submit an entry into the Book of Remembrance. This beautiful leather-bound book has parchment pages that are opened at the corresponding date, every day of the year, for families to visit.

Families can also have choose an emblem (a rose or coat of arms) printed next to their loved one’s entry in the Book of Remembrance

Cremations can be held at designated times on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays at Douglas Borough Cemetery and Crematorium. Its team can guide families through their funeral options – call for more information or to make an appointment to view the premises.

The office is open on weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm, and on Saturdays from 9 am to 11 am.

Easthampstead Crematorium is located in secluded surroundings on the western edge of Easthampstead, which is on the south side of Bracknell. The location is within easy reach of the M3 and M4, has good transport links to both Bracknell and Easthampstead, but retains a tranquil atmosphere.

Funeral services of all faiths and religious denominations are welcome at Easthampstead Crematorium as well as non-religious funeral services and humanist celebrations of life. The compassionate staff will help with any faith-based considerations your loved one had.

Easthampstead Crematorium allow an hour between services with 45 minutes allocated to the service and 15 minutes for the staff to prepare the chapel for the next service. There is a Westley Music system available in both chapels, with a wide array of music to choose from. There is also an organ located in the Braccan chapel. The Braccan chapel has seating for 98 people and standing space for another 100. The Wellington chapel has seating for 112 and standing for a further 38. Both chapels are wheelchair-accessible and each has a hearing loop for the hard of hearing.

There is a large free car park to the left of the entrance gates, with space for blue badge holders. The crematorium office is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, and is closed on weekends and public holidays. The grounds and book of remembrance rooms are open at the following times:

  • November to February, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • March to October, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 6:00pm
  • All year round, weekends and public holidays, 9:30am to 4:30pm

North East Surrey Crematorium in Morden, Surrey is easily accessible by mainland rail and bus from London.

The crematorium has two multi-faith chapels which both provide seating for 80 people, with room for an additional 40 mourners to stand. Funeral services can be broadcast to people outside of the chapels via a PA system and television screens, webcast and recorded on DVD.

There is an electronic organ for the performance of live music. Recorded music can be selected from a wide range on a Wesley music system.

The crematorium is equipped with toilets, including disabled toilet. Other facilities include a hearing loop and a wheelchair.

There is a waiting area outside of the chapels, which provides shelter from bad weather, for mourners to await the arrival of the funeral procession.

The garden of remembrance at North East Surrey Crematorium is entered via a cloistered passage. A wide range of memorials, including rose bushes and memorial seats, can be installed. The book of remembrance is displayed in a dedicated remembrance building in the garden of remembrance. Copies of the entry are available in vellum-bound miniature replicas of the book of remembrance.

The gates of North East Surrey Crematorium open at 8am Monday to Saturday and 10am on Sundays. The gates close at 4pm November to February; 7pm May to August; 5pm March and October; 6pm April and September. The crematorium is open on Christmas Day, but closes at 1pm.

The Cambridge City Crematorium, established in 1938, is located on the Huntingdon Road north-west of the city itself. Operated by the City Council, the crematorium offers an ideal setting for your loved one’s funeral service.

The crematorium has two chapels, the much older East Chapel which was built at the same time as the facility was established, and the West, was added in 1991. The East Chapel contains many traditional features and has seating for up to 55 guests. The West Chapel is much larger and contemporary in its design, with 190 seats. Both have a waiting room which includes hot drink and snack facilities.

The tranquil Gardens of Remembrance have many large trees and beautiful water features ideal for scattering your loved one’s ashes. This can be arranged by appointment with Cambridge City Crematorium staff. Alternatively, a memorial marker such as plaque or vault may be selected.

East Lancashire Crematorium in Radcliffe opened in 2007 to cater to bereaved families across Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The crematorium building sits within tranquil grounds, and offers a peaceful location for a cremation funeral.

The crematorium is open to members of all religions and beliefs and funeral services can be personalised according to the family’s wishes. Every funeral service can run up to 45 minutes. Families may pay an extra charge to arrange a weekend service, a private memorial service or if they would like to extend the service time.

The crematorium chapel is equipped with modern facilities such as the Wesley sound system. Funeral music can be chosen from the extensive list of music or you can choose to have a musician play traditional organ music.

The friendly team at East Lancashire Crematorium are happy to answer any queries about facilities, funeral options and memorial tributes, and will support funeral directors in helping families organise a memorable funeral for their loved one.

There are 87 parking spaces available with 2 for the disabled. There is also disabled access and toilets available at the crematorium.

The Memorial Office and Crematorium Office are open on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm, and the grounds are open everyday from 9 am to 5 pm. Call to make an appointment to view the memorial garden or crematorium.

Morton Hall Crematorium is an impressive facility surrounded by stunning woodland ideal for your loved one’s funeral. The crematorium in Edinburgh was designed by Sir Basil Spence and opened in 1967.

The main chapel is one of the largest in Scotland with seating for up to 360 people. It featured superb stained glass windows and a restored pipe organ provide a beautiful backdrop of light and sound.

Recent renovations have added improvements to the already impressive site. A waiting room with accessible toilet and a separate family room provides privacy and comfort while waiting for the service to begin. An HD webcast camera are available on request.

The Gardens of Remembrance at Morton Hall Crematorium contain a memorial walkway where you may choose a plaque with a flower vase as a marker. There is also a columbarium for urns and caskets.

Lichfield & District Crematorium was opened in 2013 to serve the local communities of Lichfield.

The crematorium’s chapel can seat up to 80 people and the service can be broadcast on speakers to additional people outside the chapel. Music can be selected from 3,000 pieces on the chapel’s Wesley Music System.

The crematorium office is open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. The gardens of remembrance are open 24 hours a day all year round.

Parkgrove Crematorium is a privately run crematorium on the outskirts of Friockheim in Angus, Scotland. The crematorium is set in 5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by peaceful woodlands.

Funeral services of any religious faiths and denominations are welcome at Parkgrove Crematorium, as well as non-religious and humanist celebrations of life and funeral services. Service times are 60 minutes each, with extra time available by request for an additional charge.

The multi-faith chapel has seating for 165 people and, using the foyer and P.A system, Parkgrove Crematorium can accommodate services of up to 300 people. The chapel has an organ which can be used for funeral services, as well as the option to play music from CDs.

There is a hearing loop available for deaf or hard of hearing mourners, and braille hymn books are also available. There are on-site toilet facilities, including disabled toilets.

Office hours for Parkgrove Crematorium are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The memorial garden and book of remembrance room are open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Services are an hour each and are available from 9:30am and 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.

The Downs Crematorium in Brighton, Sussex, has served local communities since 1941.

The crematorium’s two multi-faith chapels have seating for larger numbers of people. There is disabled access, disabled toilets and a hearing loop.

A wide range of memorials can be installed in the gardens of remembrance, which has views of the sea.

The crematorium office, memorial office, book of remembrance room and gardens of remembrance are open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. At weekends the book of remembrance room and gardens of remembrance are open 10am to 5pm in summer, and 10am-4pm in winter.

Middleton Crematorium on Boarshaw Road caters to bereaved families in Rochdale and surrounding areas in Greater Manchester.

Cremation services are held on weekdays between 10 am and 3 pm. A funeral service is scheduled every 40 minutes, but families may extend this if they wish to.

If you are interested in booking a cremation at Middleton, it can be requested via your Funeral Director.

Some facilities at the crematorium include seating areas, disabled access, toilets and water taps at the grounds.