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Newsletter - Summer 2017

Newsletter - Summer 2017

by West Berkshire Crematorium

Newsletter - Summer 2017


This is the first newsletter from West Berkshire Crematorium. The aim of the newsletter is to provide an update regarding the continual changes and improvements to the site and how these improvements will benefit the families and congregations who attend the services.


A little about West Berkshire Crematorium.

West Berkshire Crematorium opened in January 2006 and has held nearly 12 000 services to date, supplying an essential service to the people of West Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and North Hampshire. The chapel seats 96 people with further standing room and has a very modern look on both the inside and outside.

West Berkshire Crematorium is managed by the Westerleigh Group, a prestigious crematoria company, well renowned for its quality of not only building crematoria but also services to the bereaved.


Gardens of Remembrance

We have an extensive range of memorial options on site. In recent months we have had a new Cherub memorial area installed, which incorporates an area for the scattering of ashes, Cherub tear-drop plaques, bench plaques and Reflection stones. This area has been very well received and has added a new dimension to the grounds.

The new 2017 Memorial Brochure is now available and is full of new, exciting and innovative products to honour and remember loved ones.

If you are interested in receiving a brochure, please feel free to contact us using the details on the back page of this newsletter and we will be more than happy to post one out to you alternatively the brochure is easily down-loadable via the West Berkshire Crematorium Website.


Upcoming Events:

Christmas memorial service

West Berkshire Crematorium will be holding it’s annual Christmas memorial carol service on Friday 8th December 2017. The chapel will be open at 18:45pm with the service commencing at 19:00pm, concluding at around 19:45pm. Traditional Christmas carols will be sung throughout the service.
Light refreshments will be available following the service (19:45 – 20:15)


Open Morning

We will be hosting guided tours of the crematorium facilities and memorial gardens on the morning of Friday 8th December 2017. This will be a relaxed and informative behind the scenes tour for the general public, clergy and civil celebrants.

Anyone wishing to attend any of the above upcoming events should contact our office for further details and availability.



We welcome all feedback, both positive and negative and would be more than happy to receive feedback using any of the ‘Contact Us’ options.


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