Weymouth and Portland Crematorium
The Bereavement Services Division of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is located at Weymouth Crematorium, Quito Lane, Weymouth.
The chapel is open for private prayer from:
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm when no service is in progress
The Book of Remembrance is situated in a room to the rear of the cloisters and is open from:
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm, and on weekends and Bank Holidays 10am to 4pm
About the crematorium
Weymouth Crematorium was opened in 1939 and occupies a 6-acre site shared with Weymouth Cemetery.
The crematorium chapel at Weymouth seats approximately 100 mourners and is equipped with an electronic organ and audio equipment for playing compact discs (CDs). An induction loop system is installed for the hard of hearing.
The chapel is on a single level, giving easy access for wheelchairs and if required a wheelchair is available. A member of staff will be available to offer assistance required. It is your right to hold a service defining the type of music and ceremony that you would like.
Any aspect of the service may be discussed in advance with members of staff at the Weymouth Crematorium office who will be happy to assist you.
Bereavement Services provide burial facilities at four cemeteries.
- Gardens of Remembrance
Gardens of Remembrance are located at the Weymouth Crematorium and the Portland Cemetery. The gardens at the Portland Cemetery offer the facilities for cremated remains to be scattered and a Portland Stone Memorial Plaque affixed to the wall of remembrance within the garden.
- Guiding Principles for Burial and Cremation Services
All cremation and burial facilities shall be managed with competence and efficiency, to ensure that the entire bereavement experience occurs without error or insensitivity, and meets the religious, secular, ethnic and cultural needs of the bereaved. The service shall comply with all statutory and Health and Safety requirements.
- Location and directions
The office of the Bereavement Services Division of the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is located at the Weymouth Crematorium, Quibo Lane Weymouth.
After the death of a loved one you may wish for some form of record to perpetuate their memory. It is for this reason that several types of memorial are provided at the Weymouth Crematorium. Given below are brief details of the memorials together with other information you may wish to keep for future reference.
Prices for the Weymouth Crematorium with effect from 1 April 2013.
- Support and Bereavement Service
The Bereavement Services Section also forms part of the unit with a team of staff based at the crematorium in Quibo Lane. The council operates the Weymouth crematorium and four cemeteries located in Portland, Wyke Regis and Weymouth.
- Charter for the Bereaved
The Weymouth and Portland Borough Council has recently adopted the Charter for the Bereaved.
- Complaints procedure
- Contact The Weymouth Crematorium
Name: Weymouth Crematorium
Tel: 01305 786984
Fax: 01305 767804
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