Restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels

Our volunteers hard at work (and enjoying themselves!) 

We are a charity here to promote for the benefit of the local community and others, the restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels. That includes the monuments, buildings, records, green spaces, adjacent pool and allotments and overall environment.

Events

 

From litter picks and planting trees, to helping hedgehogs, our events are always fun, friendly and suitable for most ages!

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Become a Friend!

Friends of Brandwood Cemetery is run purely by unpaid volunteers and we welcome your help!  Whether you have family laid to rest here, you are a concerned local resident or are interested in conservation, we need you!

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About the Cemetery

On 13 April 1899 George Tallis, Chairman of the Cemetery Committee, opened Brandwood End Cemetery.

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Can you spare a couple of hours?

Litter picks are a great way to get some fresh air!

Latest News

What a difference a fence makes!!

April 22, 2021

The new permanent fence is now in place and the old fencing has been removed. I think you will agree that this has made an amazing difference. Well done to all concerned. Read more

Please, remove the wrapping before leaving your flowers graveside.

April 21, 2021

We know how annoying litter can be, so can we make an appeal to visitors to the cemetery. Our worst litter problem is that of flower paper.  Once flowers are past their best they become light weight and they, along with their surrounding paper, get blown around the cemetery. Please… Read more

New fence will improve view of Chapels.

April 21, 2021

Yet again Bereavement Services have come up trumps and installed a lovely new permanent fence around the chapel buildings. The original fencing was a temporary ‘builders yard’ type- and gave this magnificent building a look of  ‘waiting for demolition’ . Nothing could be further from the truth! The new fence… Read more

Daffodils in bloom.

April 15, 2021

The committee members, who spent quite a lot of time planting these daffodils, are so pleased when they pop up each spring. It makes all our efforts worth it.  Thank you Julia for the lovely photograph, capturing a true sense of Spring. Read more

Damaged Commonwealth War Grave headstone replaced.

April 15, 2021

Our Chairman, Julia Griffin, reported one of the Commonwealth War Grave Headstones in Brandwood End had been damaged and we are very pleased to say that their staff have replaced the damaged stone with a brand new one. It is looking good, back where is should be on the grave of… Read more

Diamond Wood sign back in place.

April 15, 2021

Our thanks to Ground Staff Foreman, Tony Purcell, for arranging the repairs to the Diamond Woodland sign. The weather had overcome it!  It is now back in place. Read more