Births, deaths and ceremonies
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Births and ceremonies
The Register Office is open for the registration of births by appointment only.
You may now book notice of marriages online.
Small weddings are able to go ahead with 6 guests attending (excluding the registrars).
Subject to the outcome of the Scientific Events Research Programme, we are pleased to announce the following lifting of restrictions:
- from 12 April 2021 weddings with up to 15 guests in attendance
- from 17 May 2021 weddings with up to 30 guest in attendance
- from 21 June 2021 weddings with no legal limit
Registering a death
Deaths will continue to be registered by telephone once an appointment has been made. To make an appointment to register a death, call 01895 250418.
Following an assessment of the available chapels at the crematorium, a decision has been made to allow a maximum of 25 people to attend each service.
Visitors are reminded to observe the government's social distancing guidelines at all times.
Wall-mounted hand sanitisers are available for use at all entrances.
You will need to wear a face covering within the chapel and crematorium.
Families wishing to carry the coffin during a service will need to wear gloves in addition to face coverings.