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Crematorium

Our location

Opening times and diary dates

Applying for a cremation

Fees and charges

Memorials

General information on cremated remains

Recycling of metals following cremation

Floral tributes

Frequently asked questions

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015

Cremation is the process used to reduce a body to its base components, providing cremated remains which can be buried, scattered or retained by the family.

Our location

Mansfield & District Crematorium is set in green, pleasant grounds and serves the areas of:

  • Ashfield District Council
  • Mansfield District Council
  • Newark and Sherwood District Council, and
  • outlying areas.

The crematorium's address is:

Mansfield & District Crematorium

Derby Road

Mansfield  NG18 5BJ

See pdf icon Crematorium location [2Mb].

It is also where our offices are located.

Opening times and diary dates

Details of our pdf icon Crematorium opening times [183kb]. A list of facilities is also included.

Applying for a cremation

Statutory forms must be completed and submitted before a cremation can take place. These forms give details of the deceased and applicant for the funeral together with details of the service required:

Fees and charges

There are a number of costs associated with cremations, which are listed in our pdf icon Crematorium Fees and Charges 2017-2018 [88kb] for this year.

Memorials

While cremated remains do not require a grave in the same way as a burial, many families still want to commemorate their loved ones. We offer a number of Crematorium memorial options.

General information on cremated remains

We offer number of options for cremated remains:

  • Burial in a grave plot within one of our cemeteries.
  • Placement in a columbarium vault, on a ten year lease.
  • Strewing the remains in the woodland area of the crematorium grounds.

See pdf icon Cremated remains [153kb].

If you wish to scatter the cremated remains/ashes of your loved one in a place that was special to them in life, there are regulations surrounding this. You should also gain the permission of the landowner.

Recycling of metals following cremation

Metals in medical implants are produced from non-renewable sources.

We now participate in a national scheme which collects such metals to be recycled, with the permission of the next of kin.

Money raised is donated to bereavement based charities.

Our pdf icon Recycling of metals [513kb] provides more information.

Floral tributes

We encourage families to bring tributes for their loved ones. However, in order to keep the building and grounds in a state that provides a fitting tributes to all who use them, we have pdf icon Floral tributes [63kb] in place.

Frequently asked questions

See pdf icon Questions people ask about cremation [187kb].

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015

Each year the Mansfield and District Crematorium is audited by an external auditor.  Members of the public have certain rights in the audit process and the notice linked below provides details of the appointed auditor along with a summary of your rights.

pdf icon Electors rights notice [765kb]



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