NEWS: White Horse Contractors complete construction of Slough Cemetery Extension

10th Dec 2021

We construct a cemetery extension with 7,000 new burial and cremation plots for Slough Borough Council.

The transformation from an unused field into a new cemetery space for Berkshire was part of a 30-week programme.

Key Achievements

  • Constructed cemetery extension to The CDS Group’s design and detailed specification

  • Raised entire site level by 1.5-2.5m to overcome high water table

  • Importation of over 30,000m3 of soil, under CL: AIRE protocol

  • Comprehensive drainage installed to Environment Agency regulations

  • 1,000m retaining walls constructed

  • Traffic control scheme to minimise impact on local community

  • Leading with an empathetic approach whilst working alongside an existing cemetery, open to the general public

Read the Case Study

To see how we constructed the new cemetery extension, and a video showing some of the construction process, click here.

For more information call 01865 736272 or email