Keynsham Cemetery 

NOTICE OF SAFETY TESTING OF MEMORIALS AT KEYNSHAM CEMETERY

Keynsham Town Council wishes to inform owners of grave spaces at Keynsham Cemetery, that memorial safety testing of headstones will periodically take place throughout the year.

The testing will conform to nationally agreed standards and is in line with the Faculty issued by the Chancellor of the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

The test involves a visual inspection, followed by a physical testing (i.e. a trained member of staff standing at one side of a headstone, placing a hand on the top of the stone and applying a firm (not severe) pressure, to ensure that the headstone is safe..

If you have any queries or concerns regarding the procedure contact the Town Council office on 0117 9868683.

Dr. Cheryl Scott

TOWN CLERK

March 2017

HAVE YOU MOVED ADDRESS?

If anyone has moved address since purchasing a Deed to an exclusive right of burial at Keynsham Cemetery please could they advise the Town Council office – 0117 9868683 in order that their records can be updated.

Thank You.


Keynsham Town Council carries out an annual inspection of memorials.This is carried out the Cemetery attendant and a member of office staff. Records of the testing will be kept in the Town Council office and owners of memorials will be advised if any remedial action to the headstone is required. Please contact the Town Council office on 0117-9868683 if you require any further information.    

KEYNSHAM CEMETERY  is situated at Durley Hill Keynsham Bristol BS31 2AJ. The Cemetery is a peaceful and attractive resting place to serve the residents of Keynsham.

The Town Council aim to offer a sympathetic service to the bereaved and deal with enquries from the public, funeral directors and monumental masons.

The layout is designed to offer a range of interment choices such as lawn plots, traditional (kerb) plots, coffin burials, caskets of ashes and scattering of ashes.

The Cemetery is open to the public weekdays and weekends. An attendant is usually on duty Monday to Thursday 8.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. and 3.30 on Fridays.

Registers of grave spaces and burials and a plan of the Cemetery are available to view at the office of the Town Council 15-17 Temple Street, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1HF. For further information contact the Town Council office on 0117-9868683. 

A new Memorial Garden is now open at the Cemetery where a plot can be purchased to inter 2 caskets of cremated remains.    For further information please contact the Town Council office.

 Cemetery and Chapel at Durley Hill:
 Fees & Charges 2017        Guide to Keynsham Cemetery
 Rules & Regulations (amended February 2014)