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We have three crematoriums local to us one is in Oxford on the Bayswater Road, Headington also we have South Oxfordshire Crematorium (GARFORD) nr Abingdon and the third is in Banbury on the Hardwick Hill, All the crematoriums are set in beautiful gardens, which are maintained to the very highest standards, all the staff are very dedicated to their jobs and play vital roles in the day to day running of the crematoriums, the Oxford Crematorium is owned by Dignity PLC, South Oxfordshire Memorial Park & Crematorium (Garford) is owned by Memoria  and the Banbury Crematorium is owned by The London Cremation Co.

  • Resident Organist to play for hymns and voluntary’s
  • (NO ORGANIST AT BANBURY AND SOUTH OXFORD, ONLY AT ADDITIONAL COST)
  • CD facilities to play personal music (NOT home burnt copies)
  • Flat screen TV for pictorial presentation
  • (BANBURY AND OXFORD CREMATORIUM DO NOT HAVE THE FLAT SCREEN FACILITY)
  • Ability to record the funeral service from crematorium camera system
  • (BANBURY AND OXFORD CREMATORIUM DO NOT HAVE THE RECORD FACILITY)
  • Ability to stream live anywhere in the world
  • (BANBURY AND OXFORD CREMATORIUM DO NOT HAVE THE LIVE STREAM FACILITY)
  • Wesley system instant music download direct to crematorium
  • (OXFORD CREMATORIUM DO NOT HAVE THE WESLEY FACILITY)
  • Chapel Verger/Attendant
  • Book of Remembrance
  • Gardens of Remembrance
  • Hearing Loop System
  • Air conditioned Chapels
  • (OXFORD CREMATORIUM AND SOUTH OXFORD CREMATORIUM ONLY HAVE AIR CONDITIONING)
  • Waiting Area
  • (SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE CREMATORIUM DOES NOT HAVE A WAITING AREA)
  • Client Car Park    
  • (LIMITED PARKING AT SOUTH OXFORD AND BANBURY)

Below are some photographs of the three crematoriums.


OXFORD CREMATORIUM

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Oxford Crematorium

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St. John’s Chapel will seat up to 90 downstairs and a further 25 on the balcony with a PA system to the cloisters if needed

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Memorial Chapel will seat up to 36 mourners with a standing area for a further 15 people

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The Waiting Room & Book of Remembrance

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The Floral Cloister

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Views from the gardens


SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE MEMORIAL PARK & CREMATORIUM (GARFORD)

The chapel seats 100 people, it has the potential to stand and seat 200 by including the foyer space, and can accommodate services of over 400 people on the site by piping the service outside under the porte-cochere. It may be used for cremation, burial or memorial services. Parking for 60 vehicles is also available with overflow capacity for around an additional 40 places.

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The Service Chapel

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The Crematorium, Offices and Floral court

 

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Directions to South Oxfordshire Memorial Park & Crematorium

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The Gardens


BANBURY CREMATORIUM

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Banbury Crematorium

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View from the chapel window

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The Pond and weeping willow tree

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The chapel at Banbury Crematorium will seat up to 100 mourners

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The Gardens of Remembrance

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