FAQ's-say it in stone


Do you only supply the memorials featured in your brochure?
No, we can provide quotes for any memorial you may have seen in a cemetery or in another brochure.

How long does it take?
It usually takes about 10-12 weeks to supply a new memorial, but if we have the memorial in stock it could be considerably sooner.

How long after a burial should i wait to erect a memorial?
In some cases it is possible to erect a memorial in a short period of time if we have the memorial in stock and the cemetery will allow this to be able to happen, but most cemeteries would advise you to wait between 6 and 12 months depending on their individual regulations.

What area do you cover?
We supply memorials to Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,Buckinghamshire,Essex and London and will fix in other areas which may have a small charge.

Is it possible to see what the finished headstone will look like?
Yes,We would be able to show you how the lettering would be layed out for you and the shape of the memorial you have selected on a scaled layout of the headstone with inscription for your approval before any work is started.

Will I get a guarantee?
Yes, all our memorials are guaranteed for a minimum of 10 years, and will be issued with a certificate for 10 years,this will only guarantee the workmanship and material, Memorial subsidence would not be covered in the guarantee.

What about insurance?
Insurance is highly recomended, Unforeseen circumstances can happen but this would put your mind to rest that it would be covered and no extra cost were to be incured in an event

What is an anchor system?
It is an  approved safety system which we use in occordance with  and B.R.A.M.M regulations, this is to prevent the memorial from toppling over and causing damage to the memorial and causing harm to grave visitors. 

What isBRAMM?
B.R.A.M.M – British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons

What about cemetery/churchyard fees?
These charges are paid directly to the relevant authority on your behalf.
Each cemetery has their own set of fees that apply to the different kinds of work being carried out (new memorials, additional inscriptions etc.)

Geere and Pepper Memorials Ltd is an independent, family owned memorial masons.
We are members of B.R.A.M.M and our staff are NVQ qualified stone masons with many years experience.

We are a B.R.A.M.M registered Monumental Masons and our Stonemasons are B.R.A.M.M registered fixers.

Our memorials are of the highest quality, being sourced from all over the world from reputable and reliable suppliers which we have used for many years. We are therefore able to provide our customers with the service which is expected and deserve.

Geere & Pepper
214 West Street

Tel:01582 471808
James Pepper
53-54 Walsworth Rd

Tel: 01462 432939
Geere and Co
642 Hitchin Road

Tel: 01582 877256