06, Nov, 2021
When people create memorial benches for their loved ones what they do not see is that in fact they create public works of art. At face value they are crafted physical objects more often than not engraved with text, placed in significant locations special to the deceased or their family. But what is so fascinating is the journey a memorial bench takes from the specific details required by the family to the invitation of an emotional reaction that they evoke from complete strangers.
05, Nov, 2021
Memorial Benches UK have a number of charming teak wooden benches that would suit your home and all beautifully crafted. We have supplied many of our lighter weight benches to private homes around the country as they are more portable. Made from solid Teak wood, not substituted for inferior timber like oak, iroko or treated pine, all of our memorial benches will last decades outside with little to no maintenance.
05, Nov, 2021
As tough as these times are, we have also been finding there are lots of positives experiences to be had; time with your children, a sense of local community and love, self-reflection, practising the virtues of patience and relaxation, talking with family and friends to name but a few.
04, Sep, 2021
In difficult and emotional times it can be hard to find the right or most fitting words to apply to a situation. With that in mind it can be extremely difficult to honour the memory of someone in a few words on a plaque for a bench. What do you write? Will it be enough, too much?
11, May, 2021
One of the most commonly asked questions that we receive is that of how much a memorial bench actually costs. The real answer is how long is a piece of string. The overall cost of a memorial bench will depend on a number of factors we will use this particular blog to try and show you items to consider that will have a direct impact on the cost.
05, May, 2021
There’s nothing more heart breaking than losing a loved one. However, you can ensure their presence is felt by remembering them with a beautiful memorial bench. A lot of people find a remembrance bench a great way to feel closer to the person they have lost, whilst others view it as a touching sentiment. No matter what applies to you, if you are looking for beautiful wood memorial benches you have certainly come to the right place
11, Jan, 2019
Every year without fail, the Legion calls upon the nation to unite in order to commemorate Remembrance Day or Armistice Day as its commonly referred to. This year it will fall upon Monday 11th November however, many ceremonies take place on Remembrance Sunday which will be the day before. What is it all about really and why do we take two minutes for a moment of silence?
04, May, 2017
A popular destination for our memorial Benches are church grounds. Here family, relatives and friends can sit in comfort with their loved ones. Before ordering from Memorial Benches UK, we suggest speaking to the local church vicar and obtaining the permissions.