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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.

Contact Us

West Herts Crematorium
High Elms Lane,
WD25 0JS

Tel: 01923 673285
Fax: 01923 681318

Email: postmaster@westhertscrem.org

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    Opening Hours

    Gardens of Remembrance & Book of Remembrance Chapel

    1 April – 30 September
    Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.30pm
    Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 9.00am – 6.30pm

    1 October – 31 March
    Monday – Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
    Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 9.00am – 4.30pm

    Crematorium Office

    Monday – Saturday
    9.00am – 4.00pm

    Sundays & Public Holidays
    10.00am – 1.00 pm 2.00pm – 4.00pm

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