Each member organisation recognises and understands the nature of the challenge that encompasses public and private sectors equally. Each has the ability to work with its members, supporters, and clients to drive the activities forward to a mutually beneficial conclusion.
The Cremation Society is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, established in 1874 and recognised as the pioneer of cremation in Great Britain. Since its formation, the Society has been committed to promoting the practice of cremation, resulting in approximately 78% of funerals across the British Islands now being by cremation. The Cremation Society gathers cremation statistics
The Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management aims to promote the development, advancement and welfare of its members to facilitate the better provision, operation, administration and management of cemeteries, crematoria and bereavement-related services. It was originally founded in 1913 as the United Kingdom Association of Cemetery Superintendents. The ICCM has both professional members
The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA) is the UK’s principal representative of burial and cremation authorities and provides a range of services to support its members across the country care for over 370,000 funerals a year. The FBCA) was originally named the Federation of Cremation Authorities in Great Britain and formed in 1924. Its original rules were redrafted as a Constitu
Over the last 16 years, The CDS Group, formerly Cemetery Development Services, has undertaken more than 400 environmental assessments and feasibility studies, designed and built over 45 new cemeteries both in the UK and overseas; as well as designing, developing and overseeing the construction of new crematoria