Redbridge cemetery nets Good Funeral Award win
PUBLISHED: 11:00 26 September 2016 | UPDATED: 16:14 26 September 2016
The owners of a cemetery have celebrated a Good Funeral Awards win at the prestigious Porchester Hall in London.
Gardens of Peace, which has two sites across the borough, one in Elmbridge Road, Hainault, and another at Five Oaks Lane, Chigwell, won Best Cemetery of the Year 2016.
Mohamed Omer, a trustee of the charity, attended the event to collect the award from broadcaster and presenter Penny Smith.
He said: “I’m absolutely delighted with the award.
“Competing with cemeteries all over the country it is indeed an honour.
“All the hard work from our dedicated team of management, staff and volunteers has paid off and to be recognised by people from the industry is an accolade we are justly proud of.”
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