Book of Remembrance room
The cemetery and the book room will be remaining open as planned.
We offer a variety of different memorialisations around the cemetery, please continue reading to see what we offer. Please bring or send all completed forms to Cemetery and Crematorium, The Ridge, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2AE.
During the autumn we can plant daffodil or crocus bulbs in the Cemetery and Crematorium grounds in memory of a loved one. The daffodils and crocuses are the memorial - no plaques can be placed in these areas.
Spring Bulbs are £55 for either 50 Crocuses or 20 Daffodils
Application for Spring Flowers
Memorial Vase and Tablet
Lying in the peaceful setting of our Garden of Rest, each vase block is made from natural material, quarried and worked to give a lasting base for your memorial tablet. Flowers can be place in your own personal vase.
The memorial vase and tablet cost £662 for a 15 year period, they can then be rededicated with the existing plaque.
Application To Lease A Memorial Vase and Tablet
A traditionally crafted bench seat with an inscription engraved into the back rail. They are placed for a 10-year period unless they become unsafe for any reason, if so, they will be removed. They can be engraved with an inscription up to 30 letters. The memorial seats cost £1315, and we ask for you to contact the office, before an application is submitted, to agree a location.
Application for a Memorial Seat
Tree or Shrub Memorial Plaque
The Cemetery & Crematorium grounds contain many well established trees and shrubs which can be dedicated to the memory of a loved one.
Plaques are initially dedicated for ten years followed by renewable periods of five years. Additional plaques can be added at any time, please contact the office to discuss this.
We're unable to offer any trees or shrubs in the area designated for the strewing of cremated remains.
The initial price for a tree is £477 for a 10 year period and a shrub is £455 for a 10 year period.
Tree or Shrub Memorial Plaque Application Form
Remembrance Room Panels
There are two types of memorial panel available within the Remembrance Room, an anodised aluminium classic system plaque with white lettering and leather panels in either red or blue with gold tooled letters. Both types of panel are housed in frames on the wall inside the Remembrance Room. These are initially displayed for ten years followed by renewable periods of five years.
Application for a Memorial - room panel
Bronze Memorial Wall Plaques
The Cotswold stone memorial wall is situated on the side of the Garden of Remembrance overlooking the whole Garden of Remembrance.
The Bronze Memorial plaques cost £446 for a 10 year period.
Application for a Memorial - bronze wall plaque
Book of Remembrance
The Book of Remembrance is held in four volumes - one for each three months of the year (January to March, April to June, July to September and October to December). The volumes are sent away six to eight weeks immediately before going on display, please consider this when planning your entry so we receive your application in good time.
The Book of Remembrance Room is open every day of the year for viewing of entries for the day. It is often possible to view entries during normal office hours for a date other than the date which would be on view, but you should contact us in advance.
Please see prices below of the Book of Remembrance options.
Book of Remembrance Application Form
Athenia Memorial Wall Plaque
These large plaques are situated on the Cotswold stone Memorial Wall in the Garden of Remembrance. Made out of durable composite material they can accommodate longer inscriptions and can be enhanced and personalised by colour-etched motifs or an enamelled photo.
If space allows, an additional inscription could be added at a later date.
The plaques are place for an initial 10 year period at a cost of £429 or £504 with an emblem, badge or photo.
Application for Athenia Memorial Wall Plaque (text only)
Application for Athenia Memorial Wall Plaque (text with image or motif)
Placed in the centre of the Garden of Remembrance is a granite memorial feature. The plaques attached are made of black granite and are engraved with silver lettering.
Bespoke etched motifs or an enamelled photo can be added.
Having space for up to eight lines, they can be dedicated to more than one person. If space allows, additional inscriptions can be added at a later date.
The engraver will provide a proof beforehand to help you decide how best to use the space.
The plaques are place for an initial 10 year period.
Prices for Hexagon plaques vary dependant on the style and wording, please contact us on 01424 451057 or email email@example.com with an idea of how many lines and we can give you a quote.