Cremated remains vaults

A columbarium is a memorial in which you can store the ashes from a cremation.

We offer two versions - the Sanctum 2000 and the Sanctum Panorama.

Sanctum 2000

Granite memorial for cemeteryLarge enough to securely accept two caskets, urns or polytainers they are made from polished granite and the base includes a space for a flower vase. The large face plaques are suitable for a wide range of design options.

This version is available at:

  • Wigan Crematorium
  • Hindley Cemetery
  • Gidlow Cemetery

Options for the lease include:

  • 10 year lease - £938.00 (inc vat)
  • 20 year lease - £1125.00 (inc vat)
  • 30 year lease - £1550.00 (inc vat)
  • 50 year lease - £2344.00 (inc vat)

Option of renewal upon expiry of lease for increments of 10 Years.

Orion vault

The Orion Vault is a terracotta coloured granite vault for cremated remainsLarge enough to securely accept two caskets, urns or polytainers they are made from polished granite and the base includes a space for a flower vase. The large face plaques are suitable for a wide range of design options.

This version is available at:

  • Leigh Cemetery

Options for the lease include:

  • 10 year lease - £938.00 (inc vat)
  • 20 year lease - £1125.00 (inc vat)
  • 30 year lease - £1550.00 (inc vat)
  • 50 year lease - £2344.00 (inc vat)

Option of renewal upon expiry of lease for increments of 10 years.

Sanctum Panorama

Sanctum PanoramaThe Sanctum Panorama is an individual niche in 32 faceted structure, and is large enough to securely accept two specific caskets, urns or polytainers. All memorials are made from polished granite. The medium sized face plaques are suitable for a wide range of design options.

This version is only available at Wigan Crematorium.

Options for the lease include:

  • 10 year lease - £536.00 (inc vat)
  • 20 year lease - £643.00 (inc vat)
  • 30 year lease - £911.00 (inc vat)
  • 50 year lease - £1400.00 (inc vat)  

Option of renewal upon expiry of lease for increments of 10 Years.

It's simple and tidy and just a nice place to visit our loved ones.

Paul Cringle of Lower Ince on why he chose this memorial for his mum and dad.

Plaque design

All lease options include a black granite plaque with the first 80 gilded letters. Additional letters are available at a cost of £5.00 a letter if ordered with the original order.

Design options include (examples are available at the Bereavement Services Office and Wigan Crematorium):

  • A photo plaque 7cm x 5cm can be added for a cost of £141.00 (if ordered with the original order)
  • A simple design can be added for a cost of £106.00 (if ordered with the original order)
  • A bespoke design can be added for an individual cost.

Indication of characters allowed on each line:

Characters per line (includes spaces)
Name Line 1 18
Name Line 2 18
Line 3 25
Line 4 25
Line 5 17
Line 6 17
Line 7 25
Line 8 25
Line 9 25
Line 10 25
Line 11 25

A second inscription can be added to the large faced black plaque provided sufficient space is available.

A memorial application can be refused if, in the opinion of the manager and Registrar, that the inscription would be unsuitable for the Garden of Remembrance.

 

Ashes containers

Mandalay Urn Burgundy

Mandalay urn burgundy

Machine Metal Urn

Machine metal urn

Dynasty Urn

Dynasty urn

Solid Oak Casket

Solid oak brick casket

Polytainer

Polytainer

Only metal urns, wooden caskets or polytainers will be permitted.

  • Ornamental urns from £52 - £170 (inc vat) including a pressed metal Mandalay urn and machine metal urn.
  • Wooden caskets £74 (inc vat) - Made of solid oak
  • Polytainers £17.00 (inc vat) - Practical urns made of plastic.

These are all available from the Bereavement Services Office or Wigan Crematorium.

Flowers containers

A metal flower container for natural flowers will be incorporated into the memorial. Please note no artificial flowers are allowed on the columbarium, if artificial flowers are placed on the columbarium or in the flower containers they will be removed.

No additional vases, flower containers, memorials, article or thing are to be placed upon these memorial gardens or within the Gardens of Remembrance. We may remove any withered or dead flowers.

Rules

It will be the responsibility of the leaseholder to inform the Manager and Registrar of any change of address within the duration of the lease.

The plaque may be removed if the option to renew the lease is not taken up.

Liability cannot be accepted for damage caused to a memorial by persons other than Bereavement Services employees.

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