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We believe each life is unique and beautiful – therefore, we fully understand the importance of ensuring the cremation memorial you choose to honour the life of a loved one is all that you had hoped for.

We also realise that it can be challenging knowing where to begin.

With a vast range of styles, materials, inscription fonts and bespoke detailing options to choose from, as well as cemetery rules to abide by, our compassionate team of memorialisation experts here at Mossfords are ready to guide you every step of the way through the cremation memorial selection process.

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Cremation Memorial Styles

We offer a wide range of cremation memorial styles, including:

Book Cremation Memorials

Black granite book cremation memorial

Heart Cremation Memorials

Heart Cremation Memorial

Desk Cremation Memorials

Desk Cremation Memorial

Scroll Desk Cremation Memorials

Scroll desk cremation memorial

Tablet Cremation Memorials

Tablet cremation memorial

Raised Desk Cremation Memorials

Raised desk cremation memorial
Our highly skilled team of stonemasons are able to craft any bespoke cremation memorial, so if you have seen a design elsewhere, have a unique design in mind, or would like to discuss what is possible, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Choosing The Perfect Cremation Memorial

A cremation memorial and its unique inscription can portray your loved one’s personality, allowing you to honour and remember them as you see fit. Our dedicated team of skilled memorial stonemasons can design and create a range of cremation memorial types, each expertly crafted with care and compassion.

Our vast range of cremation memorial styles coupled with our bespoke masonry craftsmanship provides the perfect way to preserve the memory of a loved one.

For over 200 years, we at Mossfords have served families across South Wales and beyond with memorial showrooms in Cardiff and Cwmbran, from where we offer our expertise and quality memorial services.

If you would like to learn more about our cremation memorials or discuss a bespoke design in more detail, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team.

Double heart cremation memorial with Swarovski crystals design

Cremation Memorial Materials And Colours

Our cremation memorials are available in a variety of materials and finishes, with certain materials offered in an extensive range of colours and shades.

Each cremation memorial material has its unique benefits – be it aesthetic appeal, durability, or minimal maintenance that is required.

Please note that these material and colour examples should be used as a guide only.

The high quality materials that we use are naturally sourced materials, therefore we can expect each cremation memorial to be unique with a colour, shade and pattern that slightly differs to the next.

Popular Cremation Memorial Materials:


Black granite cremation memorial material

White Marble

White marble cremation memorial material


Sandstone material for cremation memorials


Limestone material for cremation memorials

Portland Stone

Portland Stone cremation memorial material

Nabresina Stone

Nabresina stone cremation memorial material

York Stone

York stone cremation memorial material

Forest of Dean Stone

Forest of Dean stone cremation memorial material

Welsh Slate

Honed Welsh slate material for cremation memorial

Popular Cremation Memorial Colours:

We offer a wide range of colours and shades, although options will be dependent on the memorial material that is used.

Below you can view an indication of the various colours and shades that are available in our granite and natural stone materials.


Black granite cremation memorial colour

Bahama Blue

Bahama blue cremation memorial colour


Pink granite cremation memorial colour

Yellow (York Stone)

Yellow york stone cremation memorial colour

Light Grey

Light grey cremation memorial colour

Blue Pearl

Blue pearl cremation memorial colour

Emerald Pearl

Emerald pearl cremation memorial colour


White sandstone cremation memorial colour

Dark Grey

Dark grey cremation memorial colour

Ruby Red

Ruby red granite cremation memorial colour

Fir Green

Fir green cremation memorial material

White Marble

White marble cremation memorial colour

Avon Grey

Avon grey cremation memorial material

Balmoral Red

Balmoral red granite cremation memorial colour

Imperial Green

Imperial green cremation memorial material

Star Galaxy

Star galaxy cremation memorial colour

Twilight Red

Twilight red cremation memorial colour

Ocean Green

Ocean green cremation memorial colour


Brown granite cremation memorial colour


Teak cremation memorial colour

Tropical Green

Tropical green cremation memorial colour
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We’re Here To Compassionately Discuss Your Cremation Memorial Requirements

Book an appointment to learn more about our cremation memorials by contacting us today.

Fine Craft Etching For Cremation Memorials

Add character, personality and something truly unique and special to a cremation memorial with a detailed fine craft etching of any image or photograph.
Fine craft etching of an angel on a granite headstone

Why Choose Us For Your Cremation Memorial?

1. Established memorial masons since 1821

2. Unrivalled craftsmanship & ability to create bespoke memorials

3. Over 200 years industry experience

4. Our 30 years memorial guarantee

5. Our Price Promise

6. BRAMM accredited

7. Vast selection of materials, colours & styles

8. Our Aftercare Services – Memorial Maintenance, Insurance etc.

9. Home Visit or Collection Service available

Cremation Memorial Installation Services

Once your cremation memorial is designed and crafted by our team of memorial stonemasons, the next step is to have the cremation memorial professionally installed around the burial plot.

With extensive knowledge of cemeteries in Cardiff, Cwmbran, and surrounding areas of South Wales, we’re well positioned to offer expert advice and guidance with regards to which types of cremation memorials are suitable for certain cemeteries and churchyards across the South Wales region.

Our professional cremation memorial installation service allows you to relax in the knowledge that your memorial of choice is carefully installed to the highest possible standard.

Memorial being installed on a burial plot in a cemetery

Home Visit or Collection Service

We understand that it may be difficult for some customers to attend our memorial showroom, so to help address this we offer our Home Visit Service and our Collection Service.

These services help ensure all customers have the opportunity to browse our vast cremation memorial options while discussing all details with one of our expert advisors.

Learn More About Our Memorial Services

We also offer a wide range of memorial services, from memorial installation and insurance through to memorial maintenance and restoration.

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West Cardiff Showroom

Mossfords memorial showroom in Cardiff
473 – 475 Cowbridge Road West

Tel: 0800 093 83 77

Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm
Sat: 10am – 12 pm via appointment only
Sun: Closed

Central Cardiff Showroom

Old image of mossfords memorial showroom in Cardiff
Fairoak Road, Cathays
CF24 4YA

Tel: 029 2023 2011

Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Sat: via appointment only
Sun: Closed

Cwmbran Showroom

Mossfords memorial showroom in Cwmbran
24 Victoria Street
Old Cwmbran
NP44 3JS

Tel: 01633 549 310

Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Sat: via appointment only
Sun: Closed

Cremation Memorial FAQs

How Do I Choose A Cremation Memorial?
With such a variety of cremation memorials to choose from, we appreciate that it can be difficult knowing where to start.

Many of our customers find that requesting to download our brochure is a great place to start as this provides plenty of cremation memorial styles, materials, and examples to help narrow down your memorial search.

Browsing cremation memorials at your local cemetery and online, or simply booking an appointment to speak through your options in detail with one of our advisors and to view them in person will also help you come to a suitable decision when considering your cremation memorial options.

What Types of Cremation Memorials Do You Offer?
Our highly skilled memorial masons are able to craft any type of cremation memorial in a wide range of different materials and engraved or etched finishes.

Popular cremation memorial types include books, scrolls, desks, hearts, raised desks, and tablets.

You are welcome to present us with an example of a cremation memorial type that you have seen and we would be able to craft that particular design for you.


What Should I Look For When Choosing A Memorial Stonemason?
It is important to do your due diligence when searching for a reputable memorial stonemason company.

We would suggest that you research their monumental stonemasonry experience, accreditations, craftsmanship, quality of product, and knowledge of the specific cemetery you are purchasing a cremation memorial for. You want to feel confident and trusting in their masonry ability, as well as comfortable on a personal level – you can gauge this during your initial meets with their family advisors.

Furthermore, you will be expected to pay a deposit when you place your order, meaning it’s vital that you have complete confidence in the memorial stonemasons ability to complete the memorial in your local memorial ground and remain in business so that you don’t end up in the unfortunate position of losing your deposit.

Choosing to go direct to an experienced and well established memorial mason rather than through an agent (such as a funeral director or other middle provider) will also allow you to communicate directly with the masons who are carving your memorial and may potentially help you avoid any additional costs that may have otherwise been involved, such as commissions or extra charges a “middle-party” may apply.

Ultimately, you will benefit from peace of mind by choosing a long established memorial stonemason with a strong reputation.


Can You Help Me Choose A Cremation Memorial?
We can certainly go through your options in great detail to help you reach a decision on which cremation memorial type you should choose. We can highlight the benefits of different materials, show you a variety of styles that meet your requirements, and discuss the range of colours and detailing options that are available for each particular cremation memorial.

With engraving, fine etching and even bespoke Swarovski crystal designs available to beautifully finish the cremation memorial, there are certainly plenty of options that we can discuss with you.


What Is The Best Material For A Cremation Memorial?
The best material to use depends on your choice of cremation memorial, the lettering, carving requirements, colour, tone, texture, and location. We offer all of the popular cremation memorial materials that you’d expect from any memorial stonemason, including granite, slate, limestone, york stone, and more.
How Long Should I Wait Before Getting A Cremation Memorial?
The minimum amount of time that you should wait before getting a cremation memorial may be dependent on the cemetery.

Unlike other memorials that may require many months of waiting, cremation memorials can often be installed much sooner. Some cemeteries may even allow cremation memorials to be installed immediately after the plot purchase has been confirmed.

With that said, you may still be well advised to take plenty of time to thoroughly consider the cremation memorial you would like to choose.
There is certainly no rush and you want to ensure you make the best decision with regards to the style, material and any inscription, etching or design additions.


Can I Choose A Cremation Memorial That Isn’t In Your Brochure?
In the vast majority of cases the answer is yes. Our memorial stonemasons are very experienced and highly skilled, so we are able to meet bespoke requirements and recreate any cremation memorial design. Simply provide us with an image and/or an idea of what you are looking for, and we will do our very best to help.
How Long Does It Take For A Cremation Memorial To Be Made?
The design and creation of a cremation memorial, inscription and any intricate design additions is a highly skilled process, so we can expect it to take some time before the cremation memorial is complete following the order – certainly several weeks, and perhaps months.

The timeframe will also depend on the current supply and demand of your chosen stone material – something that is often out of our control – so for a more accurate answer you will be best served by asking for an up-to-date estimated lead time at the time of order. We will always be transparent and will do our very best to provide you with a wait time that is as accurate as possible.


Can I Add Something To An Existing Cremation Memorial?
Yes, you can certainly add something to an existing cremation memorial provided there is adequate space available. This could be a special design or etching, or an additional inscription or change of font. Whatever it may be, we can discuss your requirements and confirm what cremation memorial amendments can be carried out and what we can do to achieve it.


What Is The Average Cost Of A Cremation Memorial?
It’s extremely difficult to state an average cost of a cremation memorial. This is because each cremation memorial is unique, and the cost will vary based on the material, cremation memorial type, and any bespoke additions that you would like included. For an accurate quote, we would advise you contact a representative so that we can take the specific details you require beforehand.

One thing we can confirm upfront is our price promise – we are confident that our prices are the most competitive around and offer a discount should a customer find the same quality product elsewhere, so long as it’s supplied by a recognised and reputable memorial mason or funeral director.

Can I Pre-Order A Cremation Memorial?
Yes, you can make prior arrangements for the purchase of any cremation memorial type so that your wishes, or those of a loved one, are carried out exactly as requested. Many people choose their cremation memorial in advance to lighten the burden that is placed on children, family members and close friends once they have passed.
Do You Offer A Guarantee?
Yes, all our cremation memorials along with any other type of memorial is sold with our unbeatable 30-year guarantee.
Do You Hold Any Memorial Accreditation?
Yes, we are BRAMM (British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons) approved, and a registered and fully licensed memorial mason with over 200 years industry experience having first established ourselves way back in 1821.
Can I See Proofs Of The Cremation Memorial First?
We can send you several proofs depicting how the cremation memorial will look like before proceeding with the creation. If you don’t approve of the design, we can re-work the layout or style to meet your needs.
Do You Ship Cremation Memorial Orders Overseas?
We can and have shipped memorials overseas many times, but you must be aware that there are of course additional costs incurred with overseas shipping, such as specialist packaging, insurance, and duty.