This guide supports the high-quality management of Worcester City Council’s, Cemeteries and Crematorium facilities. Every effort has been made to avoid restricting the rights and choices of the individual.

Rules and Regulations were created by Worcester City Council under the powers granted by the Local Government Act 1972 and the Cremation Act 1902 & 1952 and Cremations Regulations 2008. For the Management, Regulation and Control of Worcester Crematorium and Astwood and St John’s Cemeteries are as follows:

Understanding Burials
Ashes, Graves & Headstones
Guide to our sites
Understanding Cremations
Gardens of Remembrance
Legislation