Opened in 2013, Lichfield and District Crematorium is a purpose-built facility owned and run by the Dignity Funerals Group. This modern crematorium located in Staffordshire is very popular and has a dedicated team that works with local funeral directors and officiants, such as Steve, to ensure that the service for your loved one runs as smoothly as possible. Below we will look at the facilities available at the crematorium and why you should choose Lichfield and District Crematorium for the funeral of your loved one.
About Lichfield and District Crematorium
Dignity Funerals Group is one of the UK’s largest providers of funeral services and prepaid funeral plans; you can find out more about the group here https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/about-dignity/. The facilities in Lichfield include:
- Cremation and Memorials
Chapel At Lichfield and District Crematorium
Within the grounds at Lichfield and District Crematorium there is a purpose-built chapel with seating for up to 80 guests; for larger congregations there is also an outdoor area with speakers to enable more guests to listen into the service. With neutral décor, wooden furnishings, deep navy velvet upholstery and rich purple carpet, Lichfield and District Crematorium is an opulent location for the funeral of your loved one.
As a modern crematorium the chapel is fitted with the latest technology including a state-of-the-art music system, video streaming equipment and a loop system for the hearing impaired. The Wesley Music System has a library of over 3,000 songs enabling you to choose the perfect music to ensure that the funeral of your loved one is completely bespoke. Other facilities include a family reception area, toilets, and disabled access.
Cremation and Memorials
Cremation facilities at Lichfield and District Crematorium are state-of-the-art, your loved one and their remains will be treated with dignity and respect by the expert crematoria staff. The staff in Lichfield do not directly arrange funerals, however, they do work closely with your chosen funeral director to ensure the funeral goes smoothly and as per your requirements.
All cremations are handled sensitively and in line with environmental legislation. Following the cremation of your loved one, the ashes will be available to collect and can be scattered within the grounds of the crematorium or at your chosen location. To find out more about cremation at Lichfield District Crematorium you can visit their website http://www.lichfield-crematorium.co.uk/contact-us/.
Grounds at Lichfield Crematorium
Set in 10 acres of grounds, Lichfield and District Crematorium is located in Fradley. The gardens provide different areas for the scattering of ashes and the placement of memorials. There is a vast option of memorials to choose from depending on your requirements, you can find out more by speaking with the staff at the crematorium who will be happy to help you.
Like with the chapel, the crematoria grounds have been thoughtfully designed with gardens, flower beds, shrubbery, paved areas, monuments, and benches. All the gardens and outdoor areas are maintained year-round by the dedicated team to ensure that during the funeral service, internment of ashes or whenever you visit the grounds always look spectacular and are clean and tidy. The grounds are open daily, ensuring that you can visit to spend time tending their memorial and remembering those special times on a day to suit you.
With its dedicated team, the staff at Lichfield and District Crematorium are highly trained to support families during the difficult time of losing a loved one. The staff at the crematorium will work with your chosen funeral director to ensure that the funeral takes place as planned. Steve has been officiating funerals at Lichfield Crematorium for many years; he works closely with the staff ensuring that the roles of the crematorium, funeral director and celebrant work seamlessly.
Celebrant In Lichfield
Steve is a highly sought-after funeral celebrant in the Staffordshire area. His dedication to the families that he works with sets him apart from others, you can see recent reviews here. Of Lichfield and District Crematorium, Steve says, “This is where I will eventually end my days. I was born, married, and raised in the Lichfield area. There is always a sense of homecoming when I officiate here. It’s light, airy and above all, flat – no steep inclines and so, easily accessible.”