CREMATION MEMORIALS

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Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have a specific design in mind, have seen a memorial design elsewhere, or want to explore the possibilities for a custom cremation memorial. Our team of expert stonemasons has the skills to create any bespoke memorial. Contact us today.

We understand that it may seem overwhelming to navigate the vast array of styles, materials, inscriptions, and customisation choices available, coupled with the need to comply with cemetery regulations. However, our empathetic team of memorial specialists is here to offer guidance and support throughout the entire process of selecting a fitting cremation memorial.

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Memorial Styles

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The perfect cremation memorial

Honouring and remembering a loved one through a unique inscription on a cremation memorial can reflect their personality and spirit. Our compassionate and skilled team of memorial stonemasons is dedicated to creating a variety of expertly crafted cremation memorials to suit your needs. With our vast range of styles and bespoke masonry craftsmanship, we provide the perfect way to preserve your loved one’s memory.

For over a century, Wilson Morgan has been serving families in South Wales and beyond, with our memorial showroom located in Penarth. Our experienced team is committed to providing high-quality memorial services and expertise.

If you want to learn more about our cremation memorials or discuss a bespoke design in greater detail, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team.

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Memorial materials

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Our cremation memorials are available in a variety of materials and finishes, with certain materials offered in an extensive range of colours and shades.

Each cremation memorial material has its unique benefits – be it aesthetic appeal, durability, or minimal maintenance that is required.

Please note that these material and colour examples should be used as a guide only.

The high quality materials that we use are naturally sourced materials, therefore we can expect each cremation memorial to be unique with a colour, shade and pattern that slightly differs to the next.

POPULAR CREMATION MEMORIAL MATERIALS:

Granite cremation memorial material

GRANITE

Limestone cremation memorial material

LIMESTONE

York Stone cremation memorial material

YORK STONE

White Marble cremation memorial material

WHITE MARBLE

Portland Stone cremation memorial material

PORTLAND STONE

Forest of Dean cremation memorial material

FOREST OF DEAN STONE

Sandstone cremation memorial material

SANDSTONE

Nabresina cremation memorial material

NABRESINA STONE

Welsh Slate cremation memorial material

WELSH SLATE

POPULAR CREMATION MEMORIAL COLOURS:

We offer a wide range of colours and shades, although options will be dependent on the memorial material that is used.

Below you can view an indication of the various colours and shades that are available in our granite and natural stone materials.

Black granite cremation memorial stone colour

BLACK

Light grey granite cremation memorial stone colour

LIGHT GREY

Dark grey granite cremation memorial stone colour

DARK GREY

Avon Grey granite cremation memorial stone colour

AVON GREY

Star Galaxy granite cremation memorial stone colour

STAR GALAXY

Brown granite cremation memorial stone colour

BROWN

Bahama Blue granite cremation memorial stone colour

BAHAMA BLUE

Blue Pearl granite cremation memorial stone colour

BLUE PEARL

Ruby Red granite cremation memorial stone colour

RUBY RED

Balmoral Red granite cremation memorial stone colour

BALMORAL RED

Twilight Red granite cremation memorial stone colour

TWILIGHT RED

Teak granite cremation memorial stone colour

TEAK

Pink granite cremation memorial stone colour

PINK

Emerald Pearl granite cremation memorial stone colour

EMERALD PEARL

Fir Green granite cremation memorial stone colour

FIR GREEN

Imperial Green granite cremation memorial stone colour

IMPERIAL GREEN

Ocean Green granite cremation memorial stone colour

OCEAN GREEN

Tropical Green granite cremation memorial stone colour

TROPICAL GREEN

Yellow York Stone cremation memorial stone colour

YELLOW (YORK STONE)

White sandstone cremation memorial stone colour

WHITE

White Marble cremation memorial stone colour

WHITE MARBLE

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Book an appointment to learn more about our cremation memorials by contacting us today.

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Fine Craft Etching

Add character, personality and something truly unique and special to a cremation memorial with a detailed fine craft etching of any image or photograph.

WHY CHOOSE US FOR YOUR CREMATION MEMORIAL?

  • Established memorial masons since 1904
  • Ability to create bespoke memorials with unrivalled craftsmanship
  • Over 100 years industry experience
  • The Wilson Morgan 30 year memorial guarantee
  • The Wilson Morgan price promise
  • Fully accredited by BRAMM
  • A remarkable selection of colours, materials & styles
  • The Memorial Aftercare® service
  • Available home visit service
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Cremation Memorial

Installation Services

Once your cremation memorial is designed and crafted by our team of memorial stonemasons, the next step is to have the cremation memorial professionally installed around the burial plot.

With extensive knowledge of cemeteries in Cardiff, Cwmbran, and surrounding areas of South Wales, we’re well positioned to offer expert advice and guidance with regards to which types of cremation memorials are suitable for certain cemeteries and churchyards across the South Wales region.

Our professional cremation memorial installation service allows you to relax in the knowledge that your memorial of choice is carefully installed to the highest possible standard.

Contact us for more information.

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Memorial Aftercare®

Our service that provides fully comprehensive maintenance for your loved one’s memorial. We ensure complete peace of mind that the memorial is thoroughly checked, cleaned and cared for.

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Memorial Restoration

We offer a professional restoration service for existing memorials across Penarth, Cardiff, Barry and surrounding areas of the Vale of Glamorgan, fully restoring memorials that have been weathered or damaged over time.

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Memorial Insurance

We understand the importance of making sure your loved one’s memorial is protected against damage. We offer StoneGuard Insurance designed to guard their memorial against the most common accidents and damage.

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Home Visit

Our specialist family advisors are happy to carry out a memorial consultation within your home located anywhere within Penarth, Barry, Dinas Powys, south Cardiff or any of the surrounding areas within the Vale of Glamorgan.

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CREMATION MEMORIAL FAQS

What Are Some Helpful Tips For Choosing A Cremation Memorial?

Choosing a cremation memorial can be overwhelming, but there are several things you can do to make the process easier.

One helpful tip is to request a brochure, which can provide you with plenty of styles, materials, and examples to help narrow down your search.

You can also browse cremation memorials at your local cemetery or online, or make an appointment to speak with one of our advisors and view some memorials and stone materials in person.

By exploring your options and discussing them with a professional, you can come to a suitable decision for your cremation memorial.

What Options Do You Have For Cremation Memorials?

We offer a wide range of cremation memorials crafted by our highly skilled memorial masons in various materials and finishes. Some of our popular memorial types include books, scrolls, desks, hearts, raised desks, and tablets. If you have a specific design in mind, you are welcome to present it to us and we will do our best to craft it for you.

What Should I Consider When Choosing a Memorial Stonemason?

Choosing a memorial stonemason is an important decision that requires careful consideration. Here are some key factors to keep in mind:

  • Experience: Look for a company with a strong track record in monumental stonemasonry.
  • Accreditation: Check if the stonemason is accredited by relevant professional bodies or organizations.
  • Craftsmanship: Assess the quality of the stonemason’s previous work to ensure they can deliver a memorial that meets your expectations.
  • Knowledge of the Cemetery: Make sure the stonemason has knowledge of the specific cemetery where the memorial will be placed to avoid any issues or conflicts.
  • Communication: A good stonemason should be approachable and able to communicate with you effectively. Gauge this during your initial meetings with their family advisors.
  • Direct Contact: Consider going directly to an experienced and established memorial mason instead of a middleman, such as a funeral director or agent.
  • Deposits and Costs: Ensure that you have complete confidence in the stonemason’s ability to complete the memorial and stay in business to avoid losing your deposit.
  • Reputation: Choose a well-established memorial stonemason with a strong reputation to give you peace of mind.

By keeping these factors in mind and doing your research, you can find a reputable and skilled memorial stonemason who can create a fitting tribute for your loved one.

Can You Assist Me In Selecting A Cremation Memorial?

We are happy to provide you with a detailed overview of your options to help you choose the best type of cremation memorial. Our expert advisors can discuss the benefits of different materials, present a range of styles that fit your preferences, and review the available colours and customisation options for each memorial type.

Additionally, we offer engraving, fine etching, and bespoke Swarovski crystal designs to add a beautiful finishing touch to your cremation memorial.

With so many choices available, we can work with you to identify the perfect option that meets your needs and preferences.

How Do I Choose The Right Material For My Cremation Memorial?

Selecting the ideal material for your cremation memorial will depend on several factors, such as your choice of memorial, desired lettering or carving, preferred colour, texture, tone, and location.

As a reputable memorial stonemason, we offer a wide range of popular materials including granite, slate, limestone, york stone, and more.

Our team can guide you through the selection process and provide recommendations based on your specific requirements.

How Long Should I Wait Before Getting A Cremation Memorial?

The minimum amount of time that you should wait before getting a cremation memorial may be dependent on the cemetery.

Unlike other memorials that may require many months of waiting, cremation memorials can often be installed much sooner. Some cemeteries may even allow cremation memorials to be installed immediately after the plot purchase has been confirmed.

With that said, you may still be well advised to take plenty of time to thoroughly consider the cremation memorial you would like to choose.
There is certainly no rush and you want to ensure you make the best decision with regards to the style, material and any inscription, etching or design additions.

 

Is It Possible To Select A Cremation Memorial That Isn't Included In Your Brochure?

Yes, in most cases we can accommodate any cremation memorial design request. Our team of skilled memorial stonemasons have a wealth of experience in creating bespoke designs for cremation memorials. We welcome you to share your ideas and images with us, and we will work closely with you to bring your vision to life.

What Is The Typical Timeframe For Creating A Cremation Memorial?

Crafting a cremation memorial requires expertise and precision, and therefore, it can take a significant amount of time to complete. While we strive to complete each order promptly, the actual timeframe may vary depending on the complexity of the design and the availability of the chosen stone material. Typically, the production process may take several weeks to months. To get a more accurate estimate, we recommend asking for an up-to-date lead time at the time of order. We value transparency and will provide you with the most accurate wait time possible.

Is It Possible To Make Additions To An Existing Cremation Memorial?

Certainly, if there is sufficient space available, it is possible to add an extra design, etching or inscription to an existing cremation memorial. We will be happy to discuss your specific requirements and suggest the best course of action to achieve your desired result.

 

What Is The Typical Cost Of A Cremation Memorial?

Providing an average cost for a cremation memorial is difficult since each memorial is unique and the price varies based on the material, type of memorial, and any custom additions. To get an accurate quote, we recommend contacting one of our representatives and providing us with the specific details. However, we do offer a price promise that ensures our prices are competitive and we provide a discount if you find the same quality product elsewhere from a recognised and reputable memorial mason or funeral director.

Is It Possible To Order A Cremation Memorial In Advance?

Certainly, it is possible to arrange in advance for the purchase of any type of cremation memorial. This allows your specific wishes or those of a loved one to be fulfilled exactly as desired. Planning ahead by choosing a cremation memorial can also ease the burden on family and friends after the passing of a loved one.

Do You Offer A Guarantee With Your Cremation Memorials?

Certainly, all of our cremation memorials as well as any other type of memorial come with our 30-year guarantee.

Do You Hold Any Memorial Accreditation?

Yes, we are BRAMM (British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons) approved, and a registered and fully licensed memorial mason with over 100 years industry experience having first established ourselves way back in 1904.

Can I View Proofs Of The Cremation Memorial?

We can provide you with proofs of the cremation memorial design for your approval before moving forward with the creation process. If you are not satisfied with the initial design, we can make adjustments to the layout or style to better suit your preferences.

Do You Ship Cremation Memorial Orders Overseas?

We have experience in shipping memorials overseas, but it’s important to note that there are additional expenses involved. These may include specialised packaging, insurance, and taxes or fees.