Havering Council have announced that Upminster Cemetery has been re-opened to visitors from 9am to 7pm on every day. However, the grounds of South Essex Crematorium remain closed at present due to operational reasons.

For visitors, the South Chapel car park is currently closed and the East Chapel car park has limited spaces. The Tea Room is not open.

The crematorium office is still closed to face-to-face callers. However, staff can be contacted on 01708 434 343 or via e-mail at cemeteries@havering.gov.uk .

Hornchurch, Rainham and Romford cemeteries have also re-opened. Social distancing rules still apply at all sites.