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info Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Medway crematorium and the cemeteries (Maidstone Road, Chatham, Woodlands Road, Gillingham, Maidstone Road, Rochester and Cuxton Road, Strood) will remain open for mourners, funeral services and for the scattering of ashes only. 

You must follow government guidance on social distancing when you visit.

A limit of 30 people attending a funeral applies.

A limit of 15 people attending memorial services, scattering ashes or interment of cremated remains. 

The Chapel of Meditation, which holds our books of remembrance is open.

From 1 April 2021 both chapels will return to 60-minute service slots.

Service Chapel waiting rooms are closed.

Read the latest advice on attending the crematorium and cemeteries, including advice on social distancing.

View coronavirus case figures.

More coronavirus updates.

Burials and cremations