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Latest Cemetery Information

Schoonselhof Cemetery

25/11/2014

NOVEMBER 2014: Please note that major renovation work is taking place at this cemetery. Over 700 headstones are being replaced and a further 800 will be realigned. The work is starting in plot 5 and will then continue with plots 4, 3 and 2 to finish with plot 1. Please be aware that during the works it might be difficult to access certain graves. All works should be finished by the end of December 2014. Should you encounter any problems then please contact our office in Ieper at contactwea@cwgc.org or phone + 3257223636.

Brookwood Military Cemetery

19/11/2014

Work on a new memorial will commence on January 2015 and will be finished at the end of March 2015. Work will also be taking place around the same time on the Canadian Building in both the reception area and to the staff working areas. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause to visitors.

Paddington Old Cemetery, Kilburn

09/11/2014

The plot at Paddington Old Cemetery, will be renovated this winter. The grass and planting has been sprayed (killed off) to facilitate the upcoming work, which will be completed by the spring of 2015.

Ayette British Cemetery

28/10/2014

We will undertake essential work to rebuild the perimeter walls, starting on the 31 October 2014. Some minor restrictions will be made to cemetery access during the works – duration of project will be approx.11 weeks.

Warry Copse Cemetery

28/10/2014

We will be starting renovation works to the Gres De Poulser Rubble perimeter wall on the 03 November 2014. Some minor restrictions for visitors will be put in place during the works which wil last for approx 12 weeks.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

23/10/2014

There will be restricted access to the Menin Gate Memorial on 28 October, with a national ceremony at the monument on that date marking the First Battle of Ypres. The stairs on the left hand side coming from the town will be closed off from 9am. The Memorial itself will be closed off entirely from 2pm. The ceremony, which will begin at 5.30pm, can be observed on a big screen from the market place in Ypres and will also be broadcast live to Belgian viewers via VRT.

Portianos Military Cemetery

19/10/2014

The cemetery is currently undergoing a complete pedestal renovation. Access is possible only during the hours of 8am to 4pm when the contractor is onsite. The cemetery is inaccessible outside of these hours due to safety reasons. Works are scheduled for completion end of November. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Brandhoek Military Cemetery

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.