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.


From litter picks 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

Another chance to see inside the Chapels………..

July 15, 2019

The Friends had hoped to meet the Cabinet Member responsible for Cemeteries today for an official look around the Chapels again for the second time, but it was postponed till later this year. Accompanied by the staff, who have worked very hard to clean up and organise the damaged contents,… Read more

Flowers make a difference!

July 15, 2019

The photographs below, taken today, show how welcoming flowers can be to an area. The first shows the entrance to the now unused Lodge on the main drive. The second is a small area of the Civilian Garden of Remembrance. We need to get in and do a bit of… Read more

Anti Social Behaviour threatens wildlife

July 8, 2019

Our adjacent sister site, Brandwood Pool and Pocket Park, has been suffering a lengthy spate of anti social behaviour accompanied by severe littering issues. This normally peaceful wildlife haven has become a magnet for drug dealers and takers as they have been moved off from other areas. The Police are… Read more

Chapels second special visitor

July 8, 2019

The chapels are being included in a visit by the Cabinet Member to Brandwood End next week. Councillor Sharon Thompson has responsibility of Cemeteries and Crematoria in her portfolio and seems to be making a point of visiting all of the sites. The Friends are looking forward to getting a… Read more