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Dukinfield Crematorium

Address
Hall Green Road, Dukinfield, Cheshire, SK16 4EP
Telephone
0161 330 1901
Fax
0161 330 9566
E-mail
Website
http://www.tameside.gov.uk/bereavement
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The Crematorium is situated at Dukinfield cemetery, where services for both burials and cremations are held at the multi-denominational chapel with seating for between 80 and 100 people.

The waiting room and toilets, including facilities for the disabled, are to be found in the crematorium building. Toilets are also available at the Memorial Lodge.

Wheelchairs are available both at the Chapel and the Crematorium office should visitors require to use one.

You may choose either organ, taped music or a CD to be played during the service.

Relatives of the deceased may choose to have the ashes interred in a family grave in any of the Council's cemeteries, or collected and taken elsewhere for scattering or interment.

Alternatively, they may be dispersed in the Garden of Remembrance around the crematorium under the careful supervision of crematorium staff, with the family in attendance, if so desired.

Opening Times:

The grounds and Book of Remembrance Lodge are open every day of the year.

October, November, December, January, February, March: 9.00am - 5.00pm
April, May, June, July, August, September: 9.00am - 7.00pm

Warning: Do not enter or remain within the Cemetery after the stated closing times.

Gardens of Remembrance

Gardens of Remembrance for the purpose of the scattering of cremated remains are situated at Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Hyde and Mossley cemeteries, where provision also exists for the placing of memorial plaques. In addition, the Gardens of Rest at Denton and Mottram cemeteries have been set aside specifically for the interment of cremated remains, with an inscribed stone memorial marking the place of burial.

Cut flowers may be placed in the vases provided surrounding the Garden of Remembrance.

Remembrance Room

The Remembrance Room, situated adjacent to the chapel in Dukinfield Cemetery, is open every day and contains the Book of Remembrance.

Further information regarding fees and charges in connection with inscriptions in the book of remembrance at Dukinfield Crematorium can be obtained from the Registrar's Office at the Crematorium.

Memorials

Listed below are details of the memorials which can be purchased if desired:-

  • The Book of Remembrance inscriptions are entered under the date of death and a page is turned daily so that the names appear annually on the anniversary day.
  • Memorial Cards bearing a copy of individual inscriptions are available as a personal momento.
  • Stone look plaques in rememberance room and Memorial plates are displayed on the memorial walls along the main driveway.
  • Benches can be purchased in memory of you loved one. These are specially made out of recycled material which make them less prone to damage or vandalism. A memorial plaque may be fixed to the bench and it will be bolted firmly into the ground. The Customer and Senior Registrar will agree the location of the bench prior to ordering. Every effort will be made to locate it as near to your loved ones resting place.

The annual memorial service, conducted by representatives of the local churches of all denominations, takes place on the second Sunday of September at 3.00pm in the crematorium chapel.

The Roman Catholic Church also hold Remembrance Services at Droylsden and Hyde Cemeteries during November. For more information and dates pease contact the Cemetery Office at Dukinfield.

Further information regarding fees and charges in connection with the provision of plaques can be obtained from the Registrar's Office at the Crematorium.

Family History - Burial and Cremation Records

Search the Records - over 50,000 Burial and Cremation Records from Tameside MBC cemeteries - Ashton (Hurst), Audenshaw, Denton, Dukinfield, Droylsden, Hyde, Mottram and Mossley.

This database is an electronic version of the Boroughs Burial and Cremation Registers. The registers contain over 300,000 records and we are working hard to make them available over the web.

Any additional information can be obtained on application to the Registrar's Office during normal office hours 8.30am to 12 noon and 1.00pm to 4.30pm.


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