HORTON KIRBY GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE – Policy Document

 

Interment of Ashes

Ashes must be interred and not scattered in the Garden of Remembrance. Plots are allocated and excavated by MDH Contractors only ( Tel 01732 762950) Ashes must be interred loose and not contained.

 

Plaques

Bronze plaques must be purchased from Stephen P Gay Memorials (01474 321003) to ensure uniformity of style and size of plaques (20cm x 6cm). Up to 90 cast letters are permitted which must include name and date of birth and death.

 

Burial is restricted to –

those who were living in the parish immediately prior to death; or

those who have moved out into a nursing home or the home of a relative on the grounds of ill health within 5 years prior to death; or

those with 25 or more years residency in the parish.

 

Reservation of Plots

No reservation of plots is permitted.

 

Disposal of Rubbish

No rubbish can be left anywhere in the grounds. A £50 charge in advance of the funeral will be made to cover the cost of removing floral and other tributes from the Memorial Wall paved area. If all tributes are removed by the family within 1 week of the funeral, the £50 will be returned.

 

The above rules and regulations have been made to improve the appearance and ensure the safe use of the ground for all visitors including grounds maintenance contractors.

 

This document must be completed, signed and both sides returned before the interment takes place. A copy of the signed document will be sent to the next of kin on request.

 

NEXT OF KIN

 

I confirm that I have read and agree to the above policy items.

I agree to keep the Parish Council informed of all changes in contact details

 

 

Name

(please print)……………………………….                 Signed…….……………………………….

 

Address………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

Contact telephone number……………………………………………………Date………………..

 

Relationship to deceased……………………………………………………………………………

 

Please inform the Parish Council of any change in contact details

 

HORTON KIRBY AND SOUTH DARENTH PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Office, Village Hall, Horton Road, South Darenth, Dartford, DA4 9AX (01322 865193)

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