NOTICE:  COVID-19 Preventative Measures

West Herts Crematorium and all its staff are determined to continue to provide a high- quality service at this difficult and challenging time. We have a small team of staff in each department and to ensure we can continue we will be practicing social distancing and preventative measures within the workplace. Please be assured that we have not taken these decisions lightly and that this policy is being put in place to help to protect the public, Funeral Directors and the Crematorium staff – who are vital in the future delivery and operation of the service.

Please Note:-

  • From Monday 17th May 2021: the numbers of mourners allowed to services will be increased to 50 mourners in the North Chapel and 25 mourners in the South Chapel.
  • Until Sunday 16th May 2021: All funeral services here at the Crematorium are limited to the attendance of 20 mourners in the North Chapel and 20 mourners in the South Chapel
  • The Gardens of Remembrance and the Book of Remembrance Chapel: are open as usual.
  • The Crematorium Office: remains closed however cremated remains can be collected from the main office with prior arrangement.
  • Please contact the Crematorium: if you wish to make an appointment to witness the scattering of cremated remains being held here at the Crematorium.
  • As of Monday 8th August 2020: all mourners attending funerals here at West Herts will be required to wear a face covering/face mask.

All enquiries can be made on line, by telephone and by email. Please help us and respect our staff at this time.

The Chapels

West Herts Crematorium offers a choice of two chapels for your funeral or memorial service. We cater for both religious and non-religious services.

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Choosing a memorial is not always an easy decision, our dedicated and professional staff will always be pleased to show you the various options available.

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The Gardens of Remembrance

Whenever you visit West Herts Crematorium we hope you will find an atmosphere of peace, reverence, reflection and comfort. Our Gardens of Remembrance are set in over eleven acres.

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Open Air Service 2019

The Annual Open Air Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance will be held at 3pm on Sunday 14th July 2019, to commemorate the lives of those cremated at Garston.

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West Herts Crematorium has served the community since 1959

Creating an environment that brings comfort and peace to visitors is always a high priority at West Herts Crematorium.
We continually work hard to maintain a dignified and respectful atmosphere,
and our gardeners take considerable personal pride in the beautiful gardens they create.
Spring and summer planting is carried out every year to make the best of the wonderful space we have.

In an ever-changing world, we are proud to assure you that we are committed to providing services
and surroundings that reflect our reputation for care and quality in all that we do.