Covid Updates

Track and Trace Forms for Carlisle Crematorium/Cemetery Chapels.

From Monday 27th July, a Track & Trace Form will be given by the funeral director to the family for completion. It has to be completed with the names and telephone numbers of all funeral attendees (maximum of 24). The completed form has to be handed to the funeral director prior to the funeral and then will be passed to Bereavement Services. As per government guidelines Bereavement Services are required to keep a record of all funeral attendees for 21 days.

Toilets at Carlisle Crematorium

The toilets in the exit corridor will reopen with signage indicating access points and social distancing measures. Access will be via the door adjacent to the Book of Remembrance, along the side of the building before a funeral or after a funeral service on exiting the chapel.

Interment of Cremated Remains

Witnessed interments of cremated remains will restart both in cemeteries and the crematorium grounds. Appointments will be restricted to 3 a day in both grounds and cemeteries. The maximum number of attendees will be restricted to 6 family members and friends. 

The crematorium building and reception remain closed to the general public to protect funeral services until government and industry guidance changes.

Face Coverings

As from Saturday 8th August, face coverings are mandatory when visiting funeral directors premises. As from Monday 10th August, face coverings must be worn by anyone attending a funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium or at the Cemetery Chapels.

Social distancing rules still apply. The maximum number of attendees at a funeral remains at 24.