Industry Award for Syston and District Cemetery
Syston and District Cemetery has scooped a Silver Award at the National Cemetery of the Year Awards.
The Memorial Awareness Board (MAB) has been promoting and organising the Cemetery of the Year Awards for nearly 20 years. Syston and District Cemetery won the 2022/23 Silver prize in the Parish, Town and Community Council category of the National Competition and received the award in September.
Philip Potts of the Memorial Awareness Board said;
“The awards are an excellent opportunity to reward hard-working staff and demonstrate the central role Cemeteries can play in the community. They provide places of peaceful contemplation and beauty, as well as their ecological importance.
The team at Syston and District Cemetery performed exceptionally throughout the extensive judging period which is focused on Industry Standards, Environmental Issues and Good Practice”
Catherine Voyce, Cemetery Manager said: “We are so pleased to receive this national award. It acknowledges that we really go above and beyond to provide a sympathetic, reliable, friendly and quality service. My team and I are delighted”
The Cemetery of the Year Awards are supported and endorsed by the following leading industry Associations.
- Memorial Awareness Board (MAB)
- Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM)
- The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA)
- The Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC)
- British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM)