Decision details

Review of Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums Policy

Decision Maker: CPH Stronger & Safer Communities Decision Session

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities:

(i)  Agreed to exclude the use of grave frames in Solihull’s cemeteries.

(ii)  Approved the revised policy on Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums attached as Appendix 1; and

(iii)  Approved the additional wording to paragraph 7, page 16 of the revised policy as follows: ‘Wooden,metal, plastic or other typesof grave surrounds are not permitted at any of our cemeteries and will be removed.’ (Additional wording in italics).


Report author: Alison McGrory

Publication date: 10/12/2020

Date of decision: 10/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2020 - CPH Stronger & Safer Communities Decision Session

Effective from: 18/12/2020

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