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Registered monumental masons

List of Registered Monumental Masons

These monumental masons are registered with us. Any monumental masons not on this list may apply to do so: see monumental mason's registration scheme.

  • Able Memorials
    3 Wildman Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6EN
    Telephone: 01539 735583
  • Parkin & Jackson
    14 Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6ES
    Telephone: 01539 722838
  • A & J Robertson (Granite) Ltd  / Beattie Memorials
    9 Merkland Road East, Aberdeen AB24 5JT
    Telephone: 01224 652000
  • North East Granite Ltd
    Littleburn Industrial Estate, Langley Moor, Durham DH7 8HJ
    Telephone: 01913 780555
  • Mounsey & Wheatley / Stonecraft Design
    35 Great Dockray, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7BN
    Telephone: 01768 891021
  • Cumbria Memorials
    Unit 1 Port Road Workshops, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 7AJ
    Telephone: 01228 512888

 

The Monumental Mason Registration Scheme aims to establish a uniform standard of workmanship and working practices throughout all of our cemeteries. The scheme will address the standards required for the installation, repair and maintenance of memorials for both new and existing, insurance cover, health and safety requirements and administrative requirements, with a view to producing a common approach at every cemetery under our management. Through adoption of this scheme, it is the intention to identify and promote the best practice of the industry by all registered monumental masons.

How to join the Monumental Mason Registration Scheme

Applicants should read the guidance notes before completing the application form at the end of the Memorial Mason's Registration Scheme Guidance Notes and Application Form (PDF 181Kb / 10 pages)

Cemetery Regulations

Monumental Masons who register with this scheme must also abide by the Cemetery Regulations.

We carry out regular inspections of the memorials in all of the cemeteries. These inspections have highlighted a number of unstable memorials, especially in Penrith, Appleby and Garrigill cemeteries. These memorials have been 'made safe' by either laying them flat, or supporting them with posts. We appreciate that visitors to the cemeteries may be distressed by the sight of memorials being laid flat, but we hope that people will appreciate that we had to do this in the interest of safety.

If you are the owner of memorials that have been laid down, or supported, please contact the bereavement services office and arrange with a memorial mason to have the memorials repaired. The responsibility for the repair and maintenance of memorials remains with the owner of the grave, their successor, or representative.