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Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium

Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium
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Contact us:
0121 675 7970
lodge_hillcem&crem
@birmingham.gov.uk

Weoley Park Road
Selly Oak
Birmingham
B29 5AA

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Opening Hours

Month

Weekdays

Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays

January, December.

08.30 - 16.00 hours

10.00 - 16.00 hours

February, March, April, October, November.

08.30 - 16.00 hours

10.00 - 17.00 hours

May, June, July, August,
September.

08.30 - 16.30 hours

10.00 - 17.00 hours

Special times for opening and closing apply on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Facilities Available
The Crematorium entrance and exit are suitable for wheelchair access. The crematorium has ample car parking with disabled parking, toilets including disabled facilities and two waiting rooms. Wheel Chairs are available on request.

The chapel has an induction loop system and hymn books in braille. An organist is available and CDs or tapes may also be played. There is a waiting room opposite the entrance to the crematorium which visitors can use.

Grave Sections
There are no new graves available within the cemetery.
Cremated Remains plots, for upto 2 sets of cremated remains, are limited

Grave Memorials
The type of memorial permissible will be determined by the section in which a grave lies.

On a Lawn type section a headstone with or without a base is permissible. Kerbing, Fencing or Chippings are not permitted, however the ground may be cultivated up to 18" (46cm) from the headstone.

On a Traditional section a headstone and/or kerbset which runs the length of the grave are permissible. No fencing is permissible.

A copy of the Rules and Regulations relating to the Cemetery and Crematorium can be obtained from the office.

Cremated Remains Sections
The new ashes plots are for 2 or 4 burials of cremated remains. The memorial is a ledger design sited on a concrete header.

A copy of the Rules and Regulations relating to the Cemetery and Crematorium can be obtained by the office.

We also provide two types of ashes Caskets the 'Hever' Casket and the larger 'Sandringham' Casket. Ashes need to be placed in a wooden Casket to enable them to be buried.

Ashes Caskets
We offer 2 types of ashes caskets

Wooden Memorial Benches
May be purchased in memory of a loved one. They may be placed in a chosen spot within the Cemetery in consultation with the Bereavement Officer.
Memorial benches may be purchased in memory of a loved one. They may be placed in a chosen spot within the cemetery in consultation with a member of the office staff.

Granite Memorial Bench Plaques
Are available to purchase in the Gardens of Rest on a 5 year lease. An option of a motif or photo plaque is also available.

Octagonal Planter Plaques
These are available to purchase on a 10 year lease in the Garden of Rest.
Consist of red granite tablets with a carved inscription. Floral tributes can be placed in small posy holders at the base. The section above the tablets is planted on a seasonal basis. An option for a motif or photo plaque is also available.

Book of Remembrance
The Book of Remembrance is on display in the Book of Remembrance room in the crematorium. Entries are made by hand and a page is provided for each day of the year. Inscriptions can consist of 2, 5 or 8 lines and badges, floral motifs etc may be included with a 5 or 8 line entry at an additional cost.

We can also provide you with a framed photograph of a copy of an entry for a loved one.

Barbican Plaques
Located in the Garden of Remembrance these attractive granite plaques are available with an engraved inscription and a motif of your choice. The memorial is offered on a 10 year lease.

Memorial Wall Plaques
Wall Plaques are available on a 10 year lease located in the Garden of Rest-these can be a single plaque or a double plaque.
Memorial wall plaques incorporate a facility for the display of floral tributes. The wall plaque can be provided with a photographic minature.

Memorial Kerbstones
Kerbstones are available on a 10 year lease; these are available on the terraces in the Gardens or within the Rose Garden Area.
Memorial Kerbs incorporate a flower vase for the placement of floral tributes.

Temporary Grave Markers
These wooden Markers are available for up to 24 months, these can also incorporate a motif.

Rose Tree Markers
These Wooden Markers are available to purchase in the Garden of Rest by a Rose Bush. These are on a 5 year lease and can also include a motif.
Kerbs without flower holders border the rose beds. These may be preferred if visiting the crematorium regularly is difficult.

Three colour options are available for the above memorials, and motifs may also be engraved on the plaques.

Sundial Plaques
Plaques are available on this Sundial for Public Burials on a 10 year lease. An option for a motif plaque is also available.

Memorial Keepsakes
We offer various Memorial Keepsakes including Urns small/large, Heart Keepsake, Necklace, Bracelet, and a Teardrop. Ashes of a loved one can be placed inside the keepsake on request.

All memorials are on show at the Cemetery Office.

Temporary Memorials (up to 24 months)

Acorn Hollow - Babies and Children's Memorial Garden

Bereavement Services have developed Acorn Hollow Babies and Children's memorial garden located near to the Rose Garden in the crematorium grounds. Hand carved deer and rabbits feature in the glade setting which has been designed to provide a place for quiet contemplation.

For further details, to purchase a lease on a granite memorial kerb or to book a scattering please contact the cemetery office on 0121 675 7970

Acorn Hollow