Update on funerals and cemeteries 30 March
The Prime Minister announced on Monday 23 March that all social events must now be stopped, excluding funerals (which can only be attended by a maximum of six mourners, from the immediate family), in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus.
Cemetery grounds are now closed with immediate effect (30 March) – only the six mourners from the immediate family attending the funeral are permitted to visit the grave during the funeral. Waiting rooms, Book of Remembrance rooms and memorial rooms are also closed..
Memorial sales, memorial headstone permitting, buying graves in reserve, scatterings and cremated remains interments are all suspended until further notice.
Various memorials to commemorate your loved ones are available at Solihull Cemeteries and Crematoria, although they may not be available at all sites.
However you want to remember a loved one, you can find, personalise and pay for a memorial of your choice by visiting our online store.
Memorial Options Store
Parks and open spaces
Various memorials to commemorate your loved ones are also available within Solihull parks. Visit our park memorial page for further information.
Book of Remembrance
The book is open every day.
Viewing can also be done by accessing the electronic book of remembrance sited within the memorial book room or online.
Download an application form
If you would prefer to complete a paper application form you can find a suitable memorial from the following list: