Presentation on theme: "Draft Cemeteries Strategy Harlesden ACF 24 th July 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Draft Cemeteries Strategy Harlesden ACF 24 th July 2012
Where are we now? 4 Council owned cemeteries 25% of Brent residents who died in 2011 were buried in Brent cemeteries - the London average is 14% Virgin land only available at Carpenders Park Lawn Cemetery Limited space but we do have options 106 acres of green space.
Vision ‘to meet the needs of bereaved people and the wider community by’: Conducting burials and commemoration of the dead in a secure, sustainable and well- maintained environment Offering burial options at a choice of four cemeteries Enabling local communities to access cemeteries as valuable historic green spaces promoting wellbeing, biodiversity, learning and recreation.
Objectives Use management methods which meet current and future needs in respect of local burial options Deliver a value for money cemeteries service that is at least self-financing Provide a supportive and inclusive service that reflects the diversity of the borough.
What happens next ? Consultation on the draft strategy and action plan runs until 28 th September All documentation is available on the Consultation Portal Strategy submitted for approval by Brent Council Executive in December 2012 Action plan implemented.
Contact Details Neil Davies Strategy and Service Development Manager, Sports and Parks. firstname.lastname@example.org All documentation is available at http://brent-consult.objective.co.uk/portal