Rules & Regulations:
The gardens are dedicated to the dead and your thoughtful respect would be appreciated by all that use the garden.
Opening hours are available from the garden office. The Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserves the right to change the hours of opening.
An adult must accompany children under the age of 14 at all times.
A reasonable dress code should be observed, tops must be worn at all times.
Fresh flowers should be left at the memorial site only. We reserve the right to remove flowers left in any other part of the gardens. Fresh flowers will be removed wlhin 7/10 days.
No artificial flowers are permitted and we reserve the right to remove them.
Christmas wreaths may be placed on niches, columbarium memorials as well as on the memorial site. They may be removed at the discretion of the Portchester Memorial Gardens management.
Only vases provided by or approved by the Porchester Memorial Gardens are permitted in the garden.
No private planting in the gardens.
Removal of urns, plaques & memorials is prohibited unless completed by the Porchester Memorial Gardens.
No pets or dogs, with the exception of guide dogs, except by prior consent.
No radios or music are to be played in the gardens except by prior consent, please respect thetranquillity of gardens at all times.
No walking on the beds, lawns or memorials, no climbing of the walls or fountains.
No private scattering of ashes.
No playing of games.
No drinking, eating or smoking in the gardens.
No lighting of fires.
No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or roller boots in the gardens.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserve the right to arbitrate in any matter.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management cannot accept responsibility for acts of vandalism in the gardens although we will take precautions to prevent vandalism.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserve the right to ammend the rules, which will be published in the Memorial Gardens office.
Maintenance of the gardens are the responsibility of The Porchester Memorial Gardens. No maintenance or repair should be undertaken without consent.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserve the right to refuse anyone entry to the gardens.
The gardens are used for remembrance and as a cremation cemetery only.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserve the right to terminate this agreement if the rules of the gardens are not observed.
The Porchester Memorial Gardens management the right to refuse any inscription.
Nothing other than the memorials, plaques and vases supplied by the Porchester Memorial Gardens is to be left in any part of the gardens or the memorial site. Any articles, structures or plants that contravene this will be removed by the Portchester Memorial Gardens management.
At the expiration of the 'Lease'; period if a renewal has not been applied for by the leaseholder Porchester Memorial Gardens management will write to the leaseholder at his / her last known address. If Porchester Memorial Gardens management do not receive notification from the leaseholder within a 3 month period from the expiration of the lease then Porchester Memorial Gardens management reserve the right to remove the memorial from the Memorial Gardens.