Publication - Advice and guidance

Burial ground memorial safety: local authority guidance

Published: 5 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781787818521

Guidance to assist local authorities meet their obligations to inspect and make safe memorials and headstones in local authority burial grounds.

33 page PDF

296.2 kB

33 page PDF

296.2 kB

Contents
Burial ground memorial safety: local authority guidance
Annex A: Useful Contacts and Links

33 page PDF

296.2 kB

Annex A: Useful Contacts and Links

Scottish Government

Burial, Cremation, Anatomy & Death Certification Team
Contact: burialandcremation@gov.scot

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

Email: enquiries@cwgc.org
Tel: 01628 634221

Search for a CWGC cemetery or memorial: https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials

Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA)

Email: secretary@fbca.org.uk
Tel: 0292 167 9105

Historic Environment Scotland (HES)

Email: enquiries and consultations: hmconsultations@hes.scot

Search for a Listed Building: https://www.historicenvironment.scot/advice-and-support/listing-scheduling-and-designations/scheduled-monuments/search-for-a-scheduled-monument

Search for a Historic Environment Designation: https://pastmap.org.uk/map

Guidance on how to apply for scheduled monument consent: https://www.historicenvironment.scot/advice-and-support/applying-for-consents/scheduled-monument-consent

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM)

Email: iccmjulie@gmail.com
Tel: 020 8989 4661

National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)

Email: technical@namm.org.uk
Tel: 01788 542264

Scottish Bereavement Benchmarking Group (SBBG)

Facilitator: Glasgow City Council
Email: David.MacColl@glasgow.gov.uk
Tel: 0141 287 3966


Contact

Email: katrina.mcneill@gov.scot