Burial ground memorial safety: local authority guidance

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

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


Email: katrina.mcneill@gov.scot

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