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FRANCE - THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

03/09/2015

Temporary Closure

We regret that the nature of the work being undertaken at the Thiepval Memorial will unavoidably mean public access will not be possible between 07.00 hrs Thursday 3rd September and 17.00 hrs on Friday 4th September.

Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery remains open to the public.

JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY

14/08/2015

Due to recent serious problems concerning the irrigation system, the quality of the turf has been affected resulting in large dry patches which continues to impact on horticultural work at present.

BELGIUM - BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

13/08/2015

Major road works are currently being carried out in the street where the cemetery is situated.  Visitors are able to drive up to the cemetery but it might at times be difficult.  Visitors can however easily get to the cemetery on foot.  From the car park at Brandhoek Military Cemetery it is a short walk to the cemetery. The work should be finished end of August 2015.

GREECE - SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY

27/07/2015

Major renovation of the turf and shrubbery will begin in this site from July
15th and run into October. Visitor access to the cemetery will not be possible
on Wednesday 2nd September, or on Friday 4th September due to pesticide application. 

Access will be possible throughout all other dates during the renovations;
however visitors are advised that there may be some disruption in certain
areas.

 




 

ITALY - GRANEZZA BRITISH CEMETERY

24/07/2015

Major renovations works on the cemetery boundary wall are about to commence and will be completed by the the end of August. Visitors are advised that access may be difficult at times, and to access the cemetery on foot.

BELGIUM - SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

22/07/2015

Please note that major renovation works are taking place at this cemetery. Over 700 headstones are being replaced and a further 800 will be realigned. The works are starting in plot 5 and will then continue with plots 4, 3 and two to finish with plot 1. Please be aware that during the works it might be difficult to access certain graves. We expect the works to be finished by the end of August 2015. The horticulture in this cemetery will be restored by November 2015. Should you encounter any problems then please contact our office in Ieper at enquiries@cwgc.org or phone + 3257224750.

 

 

KENYA - NAIROBI WAR CEMETERY

21/07/2015

Please note that there have been reported attacks in the vicinity of the cemetery therefore all visitors are strongly advised to take care and not carry any valuables when visiting the site.  Visitors are strongly advised not to walk along the 1km access track to the cemetery from the main road but should travel to the cemetery entrance by vehicle only.

ITALY - BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY

16/07/2015

Visitors are advised that owing to a problem with our water source, the cemetery is very dry and brown at the moment and is likely to be so for the remainder of the summer.

GREECE - SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY

24/06/2015

A pedestal renovation project is currently underway and is due to be completed on the 15th September 2015. From the end of June until the beginning of August the pedestals and markers will be removed as part of the renovations process.