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Guildford Crematorium
by Haverstock

Photo by Simon Kennedy

Haverstock designed the Guildford Crematorium in Guildford, UK.

This project is set in a developed landscape on the outskirts of Guildford Town.

The new Guildford Crematorium provides a chapel for 135 people seated and 50 standing, with a floral tribute to replace the existing building which was at the end of its natural life.

The project was influenced by the range of visitors and the various stages of grief they experience as they move throughout the space.

Informal and flexible internal arrangements cater to a large spread of congregation numbers who demand non-denominational spaces in which to both grieve and celebrate life.


This project has been longlisted in the cultural building category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Haverstock

Project: Guildford Crematorium

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