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Deaths, funerals and cremations

Introduction

Cockermouth cemeteryAllerdale manage eight cemeteries and 12 closed churchyards throughout the borough. The cemeteries under our control are listed on the cemetery page.

The bereavement services office is based at  Allerdale House Workington. From here the council's eight cemeteries are administered and any public enquiries answered.Photo by John Barker - Cockermouth Civic Trust

The council has achieved the gold standard award in the  Charter for the Bereaved assessment process for burial services. The bereavement staff are members of the ICCM (Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management).

The contacts page gives you full details of our contact numbers and opening hours.

We are constantly working towards improving the services for the benefit and comfort of the bereaved, and offer free help and advice on all aspects of bereavement. It is our intention to provide an excellent standard of care and consideration. As we aim to provide a sympathetic service we are always pleased to receive helpful comments that may lead to an improved service.

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0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ