Current work at the cemetery

We are currently working on areas of the cemetery and crematorium to repair and improve the facilities that we offer. Some of this work may affect your visit.

More information about the work we are doing is available on our dedicated web page.

Order now

You can order a personalised memorial plaque at Chelmsford Cemetery and Crematorium. You can choose from:

  • Chapel plaques
  • Kerb plaques
  • Floris plaques
  • Sundial memorial

You will have to pay the correct fee for your plaque when you order it.

We offer the plaques on a renewable basis, for a term of five years.

Renew a plaque

If you already have a memorial plaque, you can renew it.

Chapel plaques are displayed in the Memorial Chapel.

The chapel plaques are bronze with white lettering, and can feature up to 50 engraved letters.

Floris plaques are displayed outside on the Memorial Wall.

The Floris plaques are grey granite with white lettering. The plaques can consist of:

  • text only
  • text with an engraved badge 
  • text with a ceramic oval inset, displaying a photograph or motif

At the foot of the Memorial Wall, there are benches and water troughs for floral tributes.

Kerb plaques are set into the pathways in the Garden of Remembrance.

The kerb plaques are black with gold lettering, and can feature up to 85 engraved letters.

The sundial memorial is located at the front of the South Chapel. It consists of four lecterns, which each display granite plaques.

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