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Latest Cemetery Information

Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery

20/11/2013

There is ongoing drainage work at the cemetery and a new museum is being built which is causing some local disruption. We have been informed that there will not be any long road closures. The roads may be closed for an hour or so during the day on certain days but we receive no notification of this and access to the cemetery is not restricted. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during this period.

Vis-en-Artois Memorial

20/11/2013

Replacement of 50 panels will start on the 3 February 2014 and is due to finish on 9 May 2014. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during this period of essential maintenance.

Loos Memorial

19/11/2013

Replacement of panels will start Mid June 2014 to end of July 2014. Wheelchair access to the cemetery is possible, but may be by an alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on +44 (0)1628 507200. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused to visitors, whilst panel number 139 is being replaced on the memorial wall

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.

Bayeux War Cemetery

20/09/2013

The 70th anniversary of D-Day will be marked with high-profile events and official commemorations on 5, 6, and 7 June 2014 that will bring together many heads of State and Government. Only holders of invitations will be able to access Bayeux War Cemetery.

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.

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.