Federation of Burial
and Cremation Authorities

What is the FBCA

The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA) provides services
to the owners and operators of
cemeteries and crematoria across
the whole of the UK. Currently the
FBCA represents approximately
85% of all UK crematoria.


The FBCA is a primary link between Government Departments in England Scotland and Wales and Burial and Cremation Authorities throughout the UK. Information issued by these Departments can be quickly disseminated to our members via this website or email.


View current job opportunities or
see information on how to place
an advert. This service allows burial
and cremation authorities to reach
not only their target audience in
the UK but also millions




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This document, recently released by the Environment Agency, contains the position statements on the development of new cemeteries or the extension or redevelopment of existing cemeteries.
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This briefing paper deals with the position in England and Wales. Responsibility for maintaining individual memorials generally remains primarily with those who erected them. Local authorities, acting as burial authorities, have general powers of management in relation to public cemeteries. This includes power to take any action necessary to remove a danger which arises because of the condition of a vault, tombstone or memorial. Burial authorities also have duties of care under health and safet


BURIAL AND CREMATION (Scotland) Act 2016

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the law relating to burial and cremation; to make provision about exhumation of human remains; to make provision in relation to the inspection and licensing of funeral directors; and for connected purposes. - See more at:

Burial & Cremation (scotland) ACT 2016