WESTERN CEMETERY

Expertly Crafted Memorials.

Here at Mossfords Memorial Masons, we work closely with Western Cemetery. We have extensive experience in providing headstones for Western Cemetery, and our team can offer professional and compassionate assistance in choosing the right memorial for your loved one. Our expert knowledge of the rules and regulations of the cemetery allow us to advise you on the restrictions of certain cemetery sections, and we can guide you through every step of the process.

Our selection of bespoke lawn memorials, cremation memorials and memorial monuments are all suited for use in Westen Cemetery. We have a wide range of different materials, designs, and finishes available, to ensure your loved one is perfectly honoured. All of our memorials are expertly crafted by our skilled stonemasons to suit your exact requirements.

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Mossfords Western Cemetery Cardiff

A PERFECT SETTING FOR ANY MEMORIAL

Grave Types Available

  • Lawn
  • Traditional
  • Cremated Remains
  • Memorial Plaques
  • Muslim (Traditional style memorials)
  • Greek orthodox (Traditional style memorials)
  • Jewish – reformed (Traditional style memorials)
Mossfords Western Cemetery Cardiff

WESTERN CEMETERY, CARDIFF

Western Cemetery is a major cemetery located in Cardiff, South Wales. It was first opened in July 1936 and offers a wide range of grave types. Lawn memorials, traditional graves and cremated remains are just some of the memorials suitable for the cemetery.  Traditional memorials are available for Muslim, Greek Orthodox and Jewish burials, and there is always a Jewish prayer house. One of the largest cemeteries in Cardiff, Western Cemetery also includes a garden for the scattering of cremated remains.

Western Cemetery in Cardiff is the resting place of 121 servicemen who lost their lives during the Second World War. The cemetery is home to three special war memorials to commemorate fourteen of these casualties who are buried in area that can no longer be maintained. These memorials also honour the lives of 22 servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War.

Address

Western Cemetery.

Cowbridge Road West,

Ely,

Cardiff,

CF5 5TG.

Contact Details

Phone: 029 2054 4820

Cemetery Opening Times

Mon-Fri     09:00 – 17:45

Sat-Sun     10:00 – 15:45

Western Cemetery Map

Western Cemetery has Lawn, Traditional & Cremated Remains sections. Memorial dimensions are shown in terms of height, width and thickness (front to back).

Please Note: On all Traditional Sections – may require kerbs or edgings to be fixed depending on the headstone required.

All memorials must be erected to meet the standards set by the National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) and fixed by a memorial mason who is registered with the British Register of Approved Memorial Masons (BRAMM)  www.bramm-uk.org

Ground anchor must be used on all memorials over 625mm in height

Section

A

Memorial Permitted

HEADSTONE ONLY: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ “x 12”

VASE ONLY – MAXIMUM 12″ IN HEIGHT

(Base is slightly larger than block) (Bearer: 2” x 4′ x 12”-18”)

B, C, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, P, TM, M

HEADSTONE – MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ x 12”

KERBS – 3′ to 9″ high & 3″ to 6″ thick & 7′ long x 3′ wide

LANDING SLAB AT GROUND LEVEL 3″ x 3′ x 7′

(Base is slightly larger than block)

Bearer: 2″ x 4′ x 12 – 18″

D TRADITIONAL

HEADSTONE – MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ x 12”

KERBS – 3′ to 9″ high & 3″ to 6″ thick & 7′ long x 3′ wide

LANDING SLAB AT GROUND LEVEL 3″ x 3′ x 7′

(Base is slightly larger than block)

Bearer: 2″ x 4′ x 12 – 18″

D LAWN

HEADSTONE ONLY: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ “x 12”

VASE ONLY – MAXIMUM 12″ IN HEIGHT

(Base is slightly larger than block) (Bearer: 2” x 4′ x 12”-18”)

L

HEADSTONE ONLY: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ “x 12”

VASE ONLY – MAXIMUM 12″ IN HEIGHT

(Base is slightly larger than block)

Bearer: Minimum 3’6” width bearer up to 2″ x 3’6″ x 12 – 18”)

D, N, MB (Babies)

BABY MEMORIAL: Order from Thornhill enquiry office

Q

HEADSTONE ONLY: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ “x 12” (Fitted to in situ raft system)

R

CREMATED REMAINS MEMORIAL: 12″ x 18″ x 12″ (Base: 2″ x 2’6″ x 18″) 

TC, CW

CREMATED REMAINS MEMORIAL: 12″ x 30″ x 12″ (Fitted to in situ raft system) 

V, S

HEADSTONE ONLY: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ “x 12” (Fitted to in situ raft system)

T, W, X

TRADITIONAL – HEADSTONE MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 5′ x 3′ x 12”

KERBS – 3′ to 9″ high & 3″ to 6″ thick & 7′ long x 3′ wide

LANDING SLAB AT GROUND LEVEL 3″ x 3′ x 7′

Bearer: 2″ x 4′ x 12 – 18″

Western Cemetery Map View

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