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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.

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

20-minute service slots at Medway Crematorium East Chapel for the remainder of February.

From 1 March both chapels will run 30-minute service slots. 11am in the West Chapel and 2pm in the East Chapel will be 50-minute service slots. 

This short term measure will be reviewed in April 2021. 

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