Access to parks and public spaces, including burial grounds and cemeteries

Letter to local authorities regarding continued access to parks and public spaces including burial grounds and cemeteries.



Letter to local authorities (23 April 2020)


Local Government Minister Simon Clarke writes to local authorities urging them to continue allowing access to parks and public spaces.

He also highlights updated guidance to make clear that burial grounds and cemeteries may remain open, and that grounds surrounding crematoria may also remain open, including gardens of remembrance.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Simon Clarke MP