There is availability in some parks for commemorative benches, which can be used to commemorate a loved one.
- the benches are made from black metal
- have a stainless steel memorial plaque in the middle of the back of the bench
- the manufacturer offers a lifetime guarantee to replace the bench free of charge, irrespective of age, if there is a fault within the steelwork
- the Council will provide a one year guarantee for the replacement or repair of a stolen or damaged donated bench
- after this period, the donor will be responsible for the replacement, if they so wish
- the benches cost up to £2,000, which includes the bench, plaque and installation
There is the option to purchase a carved wooden bench at Lesnes Abbey.
- the bench is made solely from wood and can be carved in a design of your choice
- these benches cost £3,200
To apply for a bench in a park or Lesnes Abbey, please telephone 020 8303 7777 and ask for Parks, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.