Latest Cemetery Information

Pozieres Memorial

19/11/2013

Panel replacement will start on 3 February 2014 and is due to finish on 9 May 2014. The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Ranville War cemetery

20/09/2013

Due to excessive headstone deterioration, major renovation works will be undertaken at this site by the end of January 2014. The works should be finished by the beginning of March 2014. Horticultural renovation will also be undertaken afterwards. The cemetery will remain open during this period and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. The commune of Ranville started on the 11/03/14 to redesign the land opposite Ranville War Cemetery. This work will finish by the 30th April. Car parking outside the cemetery has been restricted. The road to Ranville cemetery may be closed temporary at short notice

Bayeux War Cemetery

20/09/2013

Due to excessive headstone deterioration a major headstone replacement program followed by horticultural renovations are taking place from mid-November 2013 to the end of March 2014. Please be informed that the area surrounding the Cross of Sacrifice at Bayeux War Cemetery is under renovation. Anyone wishing to lay a wreath there is welcome to lay one at the Stone of Remembrance instead until further notice. The cemetery will remain open during this period, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian Cemetery

20/09/2013

Due to excessive headstone deterioration, major renovation works will be undertaken at this site by the end of January 2014. The works should be finished by the beginning of March 2014. Horticultural renovation will also be undertaken afterwards. The cemetery will remain open during this period and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

12/09/2013

Renovation Road work will be undertaken on the Departmental Road RD23 at Fouilloy and Villers-Bretonneux. The work started on 09 September 2013 and will last approximately 12 weeks. An alternative route will be available from the RD23 to go to the RD1029 at Villers-Bretonneux to the RN25 till Longueau. You will then have to take the RD1 at Rivery to reach the RD23 in the Commune of Fouilloy. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this period of improvement work.

Crucifix Corner Cemetery

12/09/2013

Renovation Road work will be undertaken on the Departmental Road RD23 at Fouilloy and Villers-Bretonneux. The work started on 09 September 2013 and will last approximately 12 weeks. An alternative route will be available from the RD23 to go to the RD1029 at Villers-Bretonneux to the RN25 till Longueau. You will then have to take the RD1 at Rivery to reach the RD23 in the Commune of Fouilloy. We apologise for any inconvienence this might cause.

Bancourt British Cemetery, France

18/07/2013

Essential maintenance will be carried out till end of January 2014. The work will involve the rebuilding of the RH perimeter brick wall. Access to the site will not be restricted for visitors. Wheelchair access is possible via the main entrance.

Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, France

18/07/2013

Essential maintenance work will be carried out on the perimeter walls up to the end of December 2013. This work will not affect access for visitors. Wheelchair access to cemetery with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on +44 (0) 1628 507200.

Thiepval Memorial

02/07/2013

Closure of the RD 73 from Pozieres to Beaumont-Hamel from October 2013 to May 2014. Replacement of 24 panels will start Mid March 2014 to Mid JUNE 2014 Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during this period of essential maintenance.

Halifax Memorial

24/04/2013

The twenty-three bronze panels of the Halifax Memorial will be removed in June 2013 in order to be properly refinished and will be re-installed before Remembrance Day.