St. Helens Bereavement Services staff are undertaking safety inspections of headstones within the cemetery. This work is required in compliance with Health & Safety requirements.
There have been 6 fatalities in the past 12 years in other cemeteries in this country
most of whom have been children and countless number of accidents ranging from bruising to severe crush injuries and fractures.
Only registered stone masons are allowed to work on memorials in the two cemeteries.
A leaflet has been produced by St.Helens Bereavement Services with details of
Memorial Safety Inspections, owner responsibility and Memorial Masons Registration Scheme.
Contact The Cemetery & Crematorium Office on
01744 677406/7 or email