Cemeteries

Sutton Cemetery safety and maintenance of gravestones

The safety and maintenance of each memorial gravestone is the responsibility of the person or persons granted the right to have the memorial erected on the grave. Erection and maintenance of gravestones is only granted by permit to approved professional monumental masons and are subject to the cemetery regulations, fees and charges currently in operation. All gravestones are safety-tested following fixing and re-fixing works and thereafter on a five yearly programme. Your chosen monumental mason will be aware of these regulations.

Further information on the types of graves, gravestones and their long term care and maintenance responsibilities can be obtained from the cemetery office: 020 8644 9437.