Funeral directors, F.A. Albins and Sons has announced it is moving its ‘Annual Memorial Garden’ service online this year to comply with Covid-19 restrictions.
In a statement, the directors confirmed the pre-recorded service will now be available online via Facebook and the company website on 2 December at 7pm.
The business is based in Bermondsey but has branches in Deptford, Mottingham, Deptford, Mottingham, Barking, Sidcup, Welling, and Walworth.
The event which takes place each year was originally set up to give bereaved family members a chance to remember their deceased relative during the Christmas period.
F.A Albins and Sons said:” We would like to assure you that the Annual Memorial Garden service will continue as planned and will be hosted online on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 at 7pm. The pre-recorded service will be available to access via the Albins website and Facebook page.”
“We had planned to open the garden every evening from Monday 23rd and Tuesday 30th November however with the lockdown currently in place we feel it appropriate to postpone this until after the service and lockdown. We will of course update you on this nearer the time.”