Providing the highest quality environment for your last farewells
Featured on BBC TV's "How To Have a Good Death", Gwent Crematorium, situated in Croesyceiliog, near Cwmbran, in South East Wales, offers families the highest quality in presentation for funerals.
The Crematorium has received a number of major national awards:
Wales in Bloom 2018 - Gold Medal winner and 1st Prize in the Public Buildings category. The judge commented "It was a delight to see such high standards of horticulture."
Charter for the Bereaved 2010-2018 - Silver Award achieved each successive year
Green Flag 2016-2018 - We were proud to achieve Green Flag accreditation for our grounds on our first attempt in 2016. We retained it in 2017 and 2018. Our aim is to keep raising the standard!
Good Funeral Awards 2016 - We were incredibly excited to be shortlisted for Crematorium of the Year, and thrilled to receive a Certificate of Commendation "in recognition of service to the bereaved"
Wales in Bloom 2008 - Runner-up in the Public Buildings category
Cemetery of the Year 2007 - received an Honourable Mention in the crematorium section and a Special Award for the best floral displays in either crematoria or cemeteries.
Wales in Bloom 2007 - First Prize in the Public Buildings category. The judge commented "every aspect of the crematorium grounds offered something completely different. I was extremely conscious that the gardens had been designed to create a spiritual and mystical atmosphere. Walking around the peaceful and tranquil gardens certainly left me feeling as if I was on a spiritual journey through Heaven." Read the full report here
Cemetery of the Year 2006 - runner-up in the crematorium section "for excellence and innovation in cemetery management, design and customer service"
Wales in Bloom 2006 - Merit Award in the Public Buildings category. The grounds were described by Wales in Bloom judges as "truly remarkable....a real delight".
All cremations are carried out in strict accordance with the Code of Cremation Practice, as specified by the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities.