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 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

March Litter Pick Cancelled

February 27, 2021

I am afraid that we have had to cancel our March Litter Pick due to Covid restrictions.* We will be back in June, on the 6th, as part of the ‘late’ Great British Spring Clean but in the meantime can we ask all our followers, who visit the cemetery, to… Read more

St Albans School trees looking healthy

February 26, 2021

You may recall that pupils from St Albans R C Primary School worked alongside the Friends and staff from Birmingham Trees for Life to plant replacement trees along the cemetery boundary. We can report that they all appear to be doing well and we can’t wait to see them in… Read more

Please avoid driving on the verges!

February 26, 2021

You can see, from the photograph above, that driving on the verges causes lots of often irreversible damage. There is no excuse! We know the avenues are narrow but the whole road system is a grid. If there is a parked car just use the next avenue and approach from… Read more

From snow to Spring!

February 26, 2021

The cemetery is awash with swathes of Crocus, redeployed by the squirrels who ‘stole’ them from our plantings on the main drive.  They still look good though!! Read more

More beautiful snow shots of Brandwood End.

February 10, 2021

We have added 21 new shots, taken by committee member Carola Klein , to our amazing album of ‘snow shots’ of the cemetery. Carola’s new views are the last 21 in the album. Read more


February 3, 2021

Monday and Wednesday 8:30am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2pm to 4pm Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm Read more