Crematorium memorials

We offer a number of different memorials to commemorate your loved one at Aldershot Crematorium.

Offering a dignified resting place for the cremated remains of up to two people. Each vault features a black granite tablet with an engraved inscription in gold, together with photos or artwork and a vase for your floral tributes.The book is made from granite and is located in our woodland area where the scattering of cremated remains takes place.An artist inscribes your chosen wording, with the option to include a hand painted illustration, forming a permanent artistic record. The Books are hand bound and covered in the finest vellum.Rose bushes, trees and shrubs may be dedicated as memorials. The fee includes a small memorial plaque. A larger black granite plaque which can display a more extensive engraved inscription, a photograph or emblem is available for an additional fee.Made of polished granite with a black granite tablet. Each tablet features an engraved inscription in gold, together with photos or artwork and a vase for your floral tributes.These wall plaques may include a photograph, a hand painted illustration, a posy holder or an emblem alongside the engraved inscription in white.Situated in the Garden of Remembrance and woodland areas of the crematorium grounds, the red granite plaques on these floral planters offer an engraved inscription in gold, plus a small posy holder for your own floral tributes.Made from teak or iroko to commemorate family and/or friends, each memorial bench can feature more than one plaque if required.You can make a donation towards our bulb planting scheme. The bulbs are planted to flower in the spring and autumn months throughout the crematorium grounds.

Choosing the right memorial

We know that choosing the right memorial to remember your loved one by is an important and personal decision.

We find that many families appreciate our advice and support in helping them to choose the right memorial and we welcome the opportunity to help you.

Below are details of the memorials we offer at the crematorium. 

For more advice and help in choosing the right memorial, please contact us using the contact details on this page.

Please do not have any items made to leave in our grounds without discussing your ideas with us first, as we will remove them.

Memorial vault

Memorial vault Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowYou can lease a memorial vault for 20, 30 or 40 years. For more details, see our page, Your loved one's final resting place.  If you would like a memorial vault download and print off the pdf icon Memorial vault application form [253kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Woodland book Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowWoodland Book

You can lease a plaque on the Woodland Book for two, five or ten years.

The book is made from granite and is located in our woodland area where the scattering of cremated remains takes place.

The book has 192 plaques available for dedication, each plaque measuring four inches by three inches, and made of polished black granite.  Each plaque can include a personal inscription in gold lettering.

If you would like one of these memorials, download and print off the pdf icon Woodland Book application form [313kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Book of Remembrance

Book of remembrance Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowWe provide hand-bound books of remembrance where you can commemorate a special date, such as the date of death, a wedding anniversary or birthday. We also offer miniature books, replica and memorial cards. For more details, see our Book of Remembrance page.

If you would like an entry in the book of remembrance, download and print off the pdf icon Book of Remembrance application form [199kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Roses, trees and shrubs

Roses, trees and shrubs Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowYou can have a rose bush, standard rose, tree or shrub planted in our crematorium grounds as a memorial to your loved one.

We offer roses in a variety of colours and plant them with a personalised plaque. You can dedicate them to your loved one for seven years at a time.

Your rose will come with a standard plaque with an inscription showing the name of your loved one and date of death. 

We also offer a black granite plaque, which can be engraved with an inscription of your choice in white enamel and a designed image in 24-carat gold leaf. The image can include a regimental badge.

We would respectfully ask that you not place additional trinkets, vases, etc. with the roses, as this can interfere with growth and maintenance of the rose bed.  If you would like to be able to place additional items, please contact us to discuss having an individual memorial. 

If you would like one of these memorials, download and print off the pdf icon Roses, trees and shrubs application form [282kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Memorial vase and tablet

Memorial vase and tablet Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowYou can lease a memorial vase and tablet from us for ten years at a time.

The block vase is made from natural York stone and can hold flowers all year round.

The tablet is made out of polished black granite and can include a personal inscription in gold lettering. The inscription can include about 70 letters.

If you would like a memorial vase and tablet, download and print off the pdf icon Memorial vase and tablet application form [166kb] and sent it back to us with the correct payment.

Floris memorial plaques

Floris memorial plaques Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowA floris wall plaque provides a lasting memorial of a loved one. The plaques are located on the memorial wall at the entrance to the Hall of Remembrance and flower cloisters.

You can dedicate a plaque for ten years at a time.

Each plaque is 30cm long by 12cm high and has a stone appearance. It is engraved with lettering and can also include a designed image, such as a flower or military badge, or a small vase to contain a single flower.

If you prefer, you can add an oval ceramic inset to the plaque, which could contain a portrait of the person commemorated or a miniature hand-painted illustration. There is an extra cost for this.

Each plaque has enough room for five lines of inscription. Lines containing names can be up to 24 characters long; all other lines can be up to 32 characters long.

We can advise you on how to design your memorial.

If you would like a floris wall plaque, download and print off the pdf icon Floris memorial plaque application form [179kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Octagonal memorial planter

Octagonal memorial planter Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowOur octagonal memorial planters are situated in both the memorial garden and the woodland area of the crematorium. The planter has memorial plaques on each of its sides and there are flower holders at the base for floral tributes.

Each plaque is approximately 30cm by 8cm and can be engraved with a personal three-line inscription.

If you would like a octagonal memorial planter, download and print off the pdf icon Octagonal memorial planter application form [202kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Benches

Benches Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowYou can dedicate a memorial bench for 20 years. We will place the bench in the crematorium grounds

Our benches are made of hardwood and each bench can feature more than one plaque if needed.

If you would like a bench memorial, contact us using the details on this page.

Bulb remembrance

Bulb remembrance Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowYou may like to commemorate your loved ones by donating flower bulbs to add to the beauty of the memorial grounds.

Our remembrance bulb scheme allows you to buy bulbs that we will plant in our crematorium grounds as a living memorial to your loved one. Our bulbs include bluebells, crocuses, cyclamen and snowdrops.

If you would like to donate flower bulbs, download and print off the pdf icon Bulb remembrance application form [177kb] and send it back to us with the correct payment.

Your choice of memorial

There is a wide choice of different types of memorials available at our crematorium, but this need not limit your choice or imagination.

If you would like to remember your loved one in another way please download and print off the pdf icon Your choice application form [88kb] and send it back to us.  We will try and guide and assist you to make your ideas become a reality

Costs of memorials

For details of the costs of the memorials we offer, please see our Memorial fees page or contact us to talk through your options.

 
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