Renovation work at Nottingham General Cemetery
24 October 2012
Renovation work is underway at Nottingham
General Cemetery, including the re-engraving of 10 of the
panels on the screen wall memorial.
The renovation is part of a new sustainability program, where
panels on screen walls are re-engraved rather than replaced. This
significantly reduces the environmental impact of the renovation
work, due to the fact that no new stone is used.
Nottingham General Cemetery is the second cemetery in the United
Kingdom to be renovated under the new programme.
The work has sparked interest from nearby Nottingham Trent
University, with a lecturer from the Waverley School of
Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, pledging to bring a
group of students to the site to find out more about the work
that's going on.
The work will continue for the next four weeks and will also
include the re-bronzing and jet washing of the screen wall and
The site is still open to the public but access to some
areas of the memorial may sometimes be restricted as the work is