Webcast Streams Slough Funerals
Slough Crematorium and Cemetery offers webcast of ceremonies for grieving friends and relatives unable to attend loved one's funeral services.
15:09 14 January 2021
Slough Borough Council is offering a service for grieving friends and families who are unable to attend their loved one's funeral services due to Covid restrictions. Currently, only 20 people are permitted in the chapel at Slough Crematorium and Cemetary in Stoke Road in an effort to prevent the further spread of the virus.
The borough council offers mourners the chance to watch the funeral services that are recorded and are made available for 28 days. The webcast is bookable when making arrangements through the family's chosen funeral director.
Councillor Pavitar K. Mann, lead member for regulatory services which includes the cemetery and crematorium, said: “At the moment, it isn’t possible for everyone’s family and friends to attend the cemetery and crematorium to say their last goodbye, but this is hopefully a comforting alternative.
“Not only will it mean everyone can view the service if they are not in a family bubble permitted in the chapel numbers, but will also minimise the risk of coronavirus infection and negate the need for people to travel to Slough.
“Our sympathies go out to everyone who has had to say goodbye to someone during the last year and we hope this live streaming service will give comfort to extended family and friends.”