No, but we strongly recommend making an appointment to avoid disappointment and ensure that we are not with another client, out of the workshop and/or at a cemetery.
We generally recommend meeting at the cemetery for our first meeting. This allows us to visit the burial plot and start to discuss what type of memorial you have in mind. It also allows us to show you examples of monument designs, stone and inscriptions that we have created over the years.
No, there is no time limit or delay needed when creating a monument.
Unfortunately there is no set timeframe to prepare a memorial, because they are all custom made. As a general guide, a memorial with an approved design and inscription may take 8 – 12 weeks, subject to the availability of the selected stone and amount of detail.
Yes, over the past 30 years we have created hundreds of special and custom designs. If we can draw and plan your loved one’s memorial, we will be able to create it as long as it complies with cemetery standards.
Yes, we do and it is becoming a more popular choice. The most common reasons for this include people wishing to take control over how their monument will look and not wanting to burden their family with decisions.
As a naturally formed material, there is a chance that the stone may vary slightly in terms of colour or grain/pattern from the samples viewed.
No, installing a monument is more complicated than it may appear. Many cemeteries also have restrictions and rules, with only a few full trained and insured stonemasons being authorised to carry out works.