The Council: Worcester City Council.

The Manager: The Bereavement Services Business Manager who is appointed and authorised by the Council to be responsible for the management of the cemeteries/crematoria and their staff.

Cemetery: Any one of the cemeteries which belong to and is operated by the Council, which are known locally as Astwood and St John’s cemeteries

Crematorium: Worcester Crematorium is owned and operated by the Council.