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FRANCE - THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

29/05/2015

RESTORATION OF THIEPVAL MEMORIAL BEGINS - RESTRICTED ACCESS FROM 1 to 15 JUNE 2015

From 1 to 15 June 2015 public access to the Thiepval Memorial will be restricted while the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) begins work on this historically important monument.

 

FRANCE - SUZANNE MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3

27/04/2015

Essential maintenance on the Cross of Sacrifice will be carried out for 8 weeks. Access for the public to the above site may be restricted from time to time during the demolition of the old Cross and the installation of the new Cross.

ITALY - ROME WAR CEMETERY

21/04/2015

Headstone renovations at this cemetery will commence on the 4th May and will continue until mid-late August. The renovations will be completed in stages by plot which will involve the removal and re-levelling of headstones. Visitors will be able to access the cemetery during this time and are advised to contact the CWGC Area office if planning to visit a particular grave. E-mail maoffice@cwgc.org.

TUNISIA - MEDJES EL BAB WAR CEMETERY

21/04/2015

Structural work is currently being carried out at this cemetery and is due for completion on 30th June. The cemetery is still accessible to visitors however there may be some general disturbance due to the works being carried out.

BELGIUM - SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

02/04/2015

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 April 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 contact.wea@cwgc.org or phone + 3257223636”

BELGIUM - BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

01/04/2015

Major road works are currently being carried outside the cemetery; access may be restricted at times. Visitors will be able to access the cemetery on foot, the nearest car park is at Brandhoek Military Cemetery it is a short walk to the cemetery. The work is scheduled to be completed at the beginning of May 2015.

BELGIUM - BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3

01/04/2015

Major road works are currently being carried outside the cemetery; access may be restricted at times. Visitors will be able to access the cemetery on foot, the nearest car park is at Brandhoek Military Cemetery it is a short walk to the cemetery. The work is scheduled to be completed at the beginning of May 2015.

FRANCE - NINTH AVENUE CEMETERY, HAISNES

26/03/2015

Essential work will be carried out on the Cross of Sacrifice; access will not be restricted to the public except during the delivery of the larger stone elements. The works starts 23rd March March and will last until May 2015.

UNITED KINGDOM - PEMBROKE MILITARY CEMETERY

18/03/2015

Access to the cemetery has changed due to current road works. If you are travelling by car, the directions are as follows: 1) Vehicles coming from the direction of St Paul’s bay have no difficulties as the road going up to St Julian’s or St Andrews is closed and the only entry is through Triq Adrian Dingli where the cemetery is located. 2) Vehicles coming from the direction of St Julian’s or St Andrews cannot enter from the right hand side of Triq Adrian Dingli as the road for the time being (until the road works are finished) is one way. Keep on going down and turn right to enter from the old road entrance of the White rocks complex.

HAREFIELD (ST. MARY'S) CHURCHYARD

17/03/2015

Horticultural renovation will be taking place until mid-April 2015. Please use the church gate during this time, as there will be no access through the Commission plot until renovation work is completed. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause visitors.