Frequently Asked Questions
The Chapel will comfortably accommodate 6 people at any one time but arrangements
can be made for more if required. The chapel is accessible by wheelchair -
You may provide us with clothing so that your loved one can be dressed. However, for cremation we are governed by crematorium rules that state that clothing should be of natural fibres, e.g. cotton, wool etc. and no PVC or copper jewellery. You may like to provide socks and underwear but shoes and other types of footwear are not suitable. The Funeral Director can provide additional information.
Alternatively, instead of their own clothes we can provide an approved shroud in ivory with pink, lilac or black trim.
If you would like to add personal items such as cards please confirm with the Funeral Director, especially if the funeral is to be cremation. Items that are not approved for cremation such as glass or plastic will have to be removed before the cremation.
Normally we expect the deceased to look as though they were asleep. There may be extenuating circumstances where this is not possible and we may discuss any issues with you beforehand.
We prefer a natural look and so our policy is not to use makeup unless you specifically request it. If you would like makeup applied or perhaps hairdressing services a recent photo would be very useful and an additional charge may be made.
Yes, normally you will be able to touch or kiss them. They will be cold to touch. If it is not possible we will advise you.