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Penmount Crematorium

Penmount Crematorium

Penmount Crematorium is a publicly owned, self financed facility administered by Cornwall Council. It is ideally situated two miles from the city centre of Truro on a secluded country estate of twenty-eight acres, eleven of which having been developed as Gardens of Remembrance.

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Please note, cremation bookings/funeral services are continuing as normal at Penmount crematorium. We are asking that numbers be restricted and social distancing respected.

The normal provision of webcasting services and/or recording services for later viewing is available.

The crematorium office is closed to the Public in line with other Council offices. As from Monday 6 April, we have acted upon UK Government instructions and the Penmount memorial gardens are closed to all visitors except those attending either cremations or burials at our wildflower meadow site within the Penmount grounds. The Flower Room and Book of Remembrance Room are also closed.

Please keep an eye on our Facebook pages and webpage for any further developments.

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Charity events at Penmount

All monies received from our annual events, Open Day and Carol Service, donations received for memory cards for the Christmas tree in December, along with the monies collected from the metals recycling programme will be donated to our annual chosen charity.

Our charity for 2020 is Macmillan Cancer Support.

The following events are taking place at Penmount Crematorium.

Service of Remembrance 2020

Sunday 28 June 2020

Due to recent events involving Coronavirus, we are unsure at this stage whether our Service of Remembrance 2020 will continue to take place.

For confirmation, please ring the Administration Office on 01872 272871 nearer the time. 

Carol Evening 2020

Thursday 10 December 2020

Details to follow.