Ashley the Worthing Crematorium Cat - memorial service
(added 27th July 2018)

Dear Friends,

Ashley the Crematorium cat - photo credit John Burrows

We are having a small memorial service for Ashley, the crematorium cat on Saturday 22nd September at 11am. The service will be held at the Muntham Chapel, Worthing Crematorium. There will be refreshments available after the services.

Please let us know if you intend to come so we can gauge numbers expected.

Our email is

About Ashley: He was about 16 years old and had lived/visited the Crematorium all of that time. We are uncertain of his origin, other than he decided to make the Crematorium his home. He was an outdoor cat. He is very much missed by all of us here. He provided a significant amount of comfort to our bereaved visitors.


Kate Greening
Bereavement Services Manager

Ashley the Worthing Crematorium Cat - walking 

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Worthing Crematorium Building Works
(added 16th April 2018)

Muntham Chapel interior

This is an important year for Worthing Crematorium. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Crematorium in our community. This important community asset needs to remain user-friendly and attractive for future generations.

The works start will start soon. This is our schedule for the next few months:

23rd April to 4th May 2018:

Temporary accommodation and the works compound will be installed. A restricted schedule of services will continue to take place at the Muntham Chapel. These will be located on the grassed area in front of the Muntham Chapel.

During the works Worthing Crematorium will carry out a trial of accepting direct cremations through the Kingswood Chapel after 4:30pm from Monday to Thursday.

8th May to 10th September 2018:

The Muntham Chapel will be closed until the completion of the works. The works will be limited to quiet times and out of hours work to limit the impact on the services.

Please do excuse our appearance during the works. The team at Worthing Crematorium will do everything possible to make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible.

If you do have any concerns, please contact:

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