Following the government announcement on Monday evening 23rd March 2020, our cemetery will remain closed to general public. The guidelines given were people should only leave their homes for necessary, unavoidable travel.

We have a duty to our staff to keep them safe, and members of the public regarding contamination from benches, gates etc, but also the social gathering and social distancing recommendations.

From an insurance point of view, as the area is closed and no grounds maintenance or safety checks can be carried out, and insurance claims during this period will be refuted.

Private Burials can be arranged via funeral directors at the discretion of the council.

Ibstock Cemetery is located on Pretoria Road in Ibstock,

It currently has two areas available for the deceased. The lawned section, for burials of bodies or the New Garden of remembrance for the interment of ashes.

The cemetery do not allow ashes to be scattered.

The rules of the cemetery are attached

Further information can be obtained from the parish clerk