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Apply for a memorial bench

One way to remember the life of a friend or loved one after their death can be through a long-standing tribute, a reminder that they are not forgotten.

We offer memorial benches and memorial trees at a variety of parks, including Capstone farm country park, although restrictions on the location and bench style apply.

Riverside country park has a waiting list for memorial benches. Restrictions on the style of bench apply.

Cavendish benchCapstone farm country park memorial benches

The Cavendish Bench (costs around £1,000 + vat) and the Woodland Seat (costs around £500 + vat).

Prices are inclusive of all costs, exclusive of vat, associated with the installation of the bench including the plaque.Woodland Seat


Memorial benches in the Stamford Seat design can be situated in the following parks (subject to availability):

  • Gillingham park
  • Wigmore park
  • Grange Road, Gillingham
  • Jackson’s recreation ground, Rochester Stamford Seat
  • Victoria gardens, Chatham
  • Fort Pitt gardens, Chatham
  • The Esplanade, Rochester         

The Stamford Seat costs around £1,200 + vat, including concrete base and installation (although this may not be required at every site). The base of the seat is black and a stainless steel plaque is available.

Complete a memorial bench application (doc 93KB) and upload it to apply for a memorial bench