Coronavirus Information

The burial grounds at the Crematorium at Tixall Road, Stafford are now open to the public again as of 23rd April 2020 following a recent change in legislation by the Government. Stafford Eccleshall Road cemetery and Stone cemetery are also open to the public. 

 

Please ensure that you maintain social distancing guidelines and follow all site rules which include no dog fouling, dogs on leads no longer than 2m at all times and no ball games. Unfortunately the Crematorium buildings remain closed because of the directions under the Coronavirus Act 2020. This includes the Book of Remembrance room and administration office.

Funeral services at Stafford Crematorium will continue, but following the latest Government advice concerning the control measures for Covid-19 a number of changes to services have been implemented to protect the public and staff:

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  • Burial grounds at the crematorium are now open again in line with the latest Government directive.

  • The crematorium buildings are closed to the public except for funeral services. The Book of Remembrance Room and administration offices also remain closed. We understand how difficult this is for many people but ask that you respect this instruction

  • It is with regret that we have to restrict the number of mourners in the chapel to the immediate family only (spouse/partner and children)

  • To comply with the current guidelines on Social Distancing we request that mourners keep a minimum of 2 metres between each other

  • At the conclusion of the service we ask that mourners disperse as quickly as possible and avoid congregating in the Cloister area

  • For mourners who are not able to participate in a chapel service due to these new restrictions or because they are not able to travel, please speak to the funeral director in charge of the funeral about organising a live online link

  • Cremated remains interments and scatterings are now suspended at all three of our cemeteries (Tixall Road, Eccleshall Road and Stone)

  • Please do not visit the crematorium office at Tixall Road Cemetery as this is closed to the public. However, our staff are receiving and responding to emails and telephone enquires (01785 242594) as usual. Please allow them more time than usual to respond to your emails: Click to email. 

  • All planned Sunday Services including memorial services have had to be cancelled until further notice.

For more information please visit https://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/bereavement

Last updated 23rd April 2020

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