War Memorials Trust
 

England WMOs A - G

Below is a list of local authorities or councils in England whose name begins A - G. Please check the alphabetical index for the name of the organsiation you are looking for.

Beneath the name of the organisation is either the details of the War Memorials Officer, a statement from the local authority about their relationship with war memorials, an indication that War Memorials Trust has received a response to this campaign (but is awaiting further discussion before details appear on the website) or the words 'No response to date' which indicates those organisations who have not acknowledged the campaign.

 

A B C D E F G   

 

A

Adur District Council (share a WMO with Worthing Borough Council)
Technical Services
T: 01903 221471
E: surveyors@adur-worthing.gov.uk
W: www.adur-worthing.gov.uk

Allerdale Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.allerdale.gov.uk

Amber Valley Borough Council
Rachael Coates
Planning Policy Officer
T: 01773 841585 ext. 1585 
E: rachael.coates@ambervalley.gov.uk 
W: www.ambervalley.gov.uk

Arun District Council
Response received 
W: www.arun.gov.uk   

Ashfield District Council
Alwyn Whitehouse
Cemeteries and Allotments Co-ordinator
T: 01623 457 887
E: a.whitehouse@ashfield-dc.gov.uk  
W: www.ashfield-dc.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/community-and-living/war-memorials/  

Ashford Borough Council
Response received
W: www.ashford.gov.uk  

Aylesbury Vale District Council
Response received
W: www.aylesburyvale.gov.uk  

Awre Parish Council
Mr Mark Awre
War Memorial Warden 
W: www.awre-parish-council.org.uk

 

B

Babergh District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.babergh.gov.uk

Barking and Dagenham, See London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Barnet, See London Borough of Barnet

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.barnsley.gov.uk

Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council
Keith Johnson 
Assistant Director - Community Services
T: 01229 876437
E: kjohnson@barrowbc.gov.uk  
W: www.barrowbc.gov.uk/Default.aspx?page=1944

Basildon District Council
Mr Hugh Reynolds
Manager Parks and Ground Maintenance
T: 01268 294969
W: www.basildon.gov.uk

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Response received - awaiting website details
W: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/advice-and-benefits/deaths-and-funerals/warmemorials.htm

Bassetlaw District Council
Simon Britt
Conservation Officer
T: 01909 533427
E: simon.britt@bassetlaw.gov.uk  
W: www.bassetlaw.gov.uk

Bath and North East Somerset Council
Response received.
W: www.bathnes.gov.uk

Bedford Borough Council
Response received - awaiting website details
W: www.bedford.gov.uk

Bexley, See London Borough of Bexley

Birmingham City Council
Response received. 
W: www.birmingham.gov.uk/memorials

Blaby District Council
Response received
W: http://services.blaby.gov.uk/atoz.html?letter=w

Blackburn and Darwen Borough Council
Response received
W: www.blackburn.gov.uk

Blackpool Borough Council
Carl Carrington
Built Heritage Manager
T: 01253 476332
E: carl.carrington@blackpool.gov.uk  
W: www.blackpool.gov.uk  

Bolsover District Council
Ms Kim Wyatt
Heritage Conservation Manager
T: 01246 242424
E: Kim.Wyatt@bolsover.gov.uk 
W: www.bolsover.gov.uk  

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.bolton.gov.uk

Boston Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.boston.gov.uk

Bournemouth Borough Council
Linda Barker 
Bereavement Services Manager
T: 01202 526238
E: Linda.Barker@Bournemouth.gov.uk  
W: www.bournemouth.gov.uk  

Bracknell Forest Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Mr Ian Wood
Principal Parks and Woodland Manager
W: www.bradforddistrictparks.org/sites/warmemorials.php

Braintree District Council
No response to date
W: www.braintree.gov.uk

Breckland District Council
Response received
W: www.breckland.gov.uk

Brent, See London Borough of Brent

Brentwood Borough Council
Adrian Tidbury 
Asset & Technical Manager
T: 01277 312678
E: adrian.tidbury@brentwood.gov.uk
W: www.brentwood.gov.uk

Brighton and Hove City Council
Mr Pete Wickson
Environment Property Manager
T: 01273 292230
E: peter.wickson@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Bristol City Council
Response received

Broadland District Council
Conservation Section
T: 01603 430560 
W: www.broadland.gov.uk/environment/301.asp

Bromley, See London Borough of Bromley

Bromsgrove District Council
Michael Birkinshaw
Bereavement Services Manager
T: 01527 62174
E: michael.birkinshaw@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk 
W: www.bromsgrove.gov.uk

Broxbourne Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.broxbourne.gov.uk

Broxtowe Borough Council
Matthew Kirk
Estates Manager
T: 0115 917 3477
E: matthew.kirk@broxtowe.gov.uk  
W: www.broxtowe.gov.uk

Buckinghamshire County Council
Response received
W: www.buckscc.gov.uk

Burnley Borough Council
Response received
W: www.burnley.gov.uk

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Does not have a 'War Memorials Officer' but all enquiries on war memorial issues can be directed to:
Development Management Section of the Planning Department
T: 0161 253 5432
E: development.control@bury.gov.uk  
W: www.bury.gov.uk

 

C

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council 
Dave Clay
Acting Funeral Services Manager
T: 01422 372293
E: dave.clay@calderdale.gov.uk  
W: www.calderdale.gov.uk/siteinfo/atoz/detail.jsp?id=1350  

Cambridge City Council
Does not have a 'War Memorials Officer' but all enquiries on war memorial issues can be directed to:
Conservation Section of the Planning Department
T: 01223 457 200
E: planning.conservation@cambridge.gov.uk  
W: www.cambridge.gov.uk/ccm/content/planning-and-building-control/historic-environment-and-trees/war-memorials.en

Cambridgeshire County Council
No response to date
W: www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Camden, See London Borough of Camden

Cannington Parish Council
Mr R M S Child
War Memorial Officer
T: 01278 653269
E: robjan392@btinternet.com
W: www.cannington.org.uk/history.htm

Cannock Chase District Council
Response received - no details to be published on website
W: www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk

Canterbury City Council
Response received
W: www.canterbury.gov.uk  

Carlisle City Council
Ms Barbara Vernon
W: www.carlisle.gov.uk

Castle Point Borough Council
Rob Lawrence
Property Technical Officer
Telephone: 01268 882358
Email: rlawrence@castlepoint.gov.uk  
Website: www.castlepoint.gov.uk  

Central Bedfordshire Council
Peter Fraser
Head of Partnerships and Community Engagement
T: 0300 300 6740
E: peter.fraser@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk 
W: www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/environment/conservation/default.aspx   

Charnwood Borough Council
Darren Spragg
Senior Building Surveyor
E: darren.spragg@charnwood.gov.uk
W: www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/war_memorials

Chelmsford Borough Council
Mr Michael Hurst
Conservation Officer
E: michael.hurst@chelmsford.gov.uk
W: www.chelmsford.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=19200

Chelmsford Borough Council war memorial survey July 2011

A record of war memorials in the Chelmsford area has been compiled by Chelmsford Borough Council as a downloadable pdf file. This includes details of custodians who are responsible for each war memorial where known.

 

 

Cheltenham Borough Council
Helen Down
Strategy and Engagement Assistant- Neighbourhoods
T: 01242 774 960
E: Helen.down@cheltenham.gov.uk     
W: www.cheltenham.gov.uk

Cherwell District Council
Joyce Christie
Design and Conservation Officer
E: joyce.christie@cherwell-dc.gov.uk 
W: www.cherwell.gov.uk

Cheshire East Council
No response to date
W: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk

Cheshire West and Chester Council
Barry Smalley 
Building Maintenance Manager
E: barry.smalley@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
W: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Chesterfield Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/default.aspx?CATID=491

Chichester District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.chichester.gov.uk

Chiltern District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials but is assisting War Memorials Trust in disseminating information to parish councils through Rachel Prance, Communications Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.chiltern.gov.uk

Chorley Borough Council
Jo Oliver
Waste and Streetscene Manger
E: jo.oliver@chorley.gov.uk
W: www.chorley.gov.uk

Christchurch Borough Council
Response recieved
W: www.dorsetforyou.com/Christchurch   

City of London Corporation
No response to date
W: www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

City of Westminster Council
No response to date
W: www.westminster.gov.uk

City of York Council, See York, City of

Colchester Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.colchester.gov.uk

Copeland Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.copeland.gov.uk

Corby Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.corby.gov.uk

Cornwall Council
Ann Reynolds
Senior Archaeologist
E: annreynolds@cornwall.gov.uk
W: www.cornwall.gov.uk/her

Cotswold District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument. 
W: www.cotswold.gov.uk

Council of the Isles of Scilly
Lisa Walton
Senior Officer: Planning and Development Management
T: 01720 424351
E: lwalton@scilly.gov.uk  
W: www.scilly.gov.uk/planning-development/heritage-conservation-environment

Coventry City Council
No response to date
W: www.coventry.gov.uk

Craven District Council
No response to date
W: www.cravendc.gov.uk

Crawley Borough Council
Nicky Shaw
EA/PA to Chief Executive
T: 01293 438393
E: nicky.shaw@crawley.gov.uk
W: www.crawley.gov.uk

Croydon, See London Borough of Croydon

Cumbria County Council
No response to date
W: www.cumbria.gov.uk

 

D

Dacorum Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.dacorum.gov.uk

Darlington Borough Council
Response received
W: www.darlington.gov.uk

Dartford Borough Council
Mr Tony Phillips 
Heritage Events and Project Manager
T: 01322 343269
E: tony.phillips@dartford.gov.uk  
W: www.dartford.gov.uk  

Daventry District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.daventrydc.gov.uk

Derby City Council
Response received
W: www.derby.gov.uk

Derbyshire County Council
Response received
W: www.derbyshire.gov.uk  

Derbyshire Dales District Council
No response to date
W: www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Devon County Council
Response received
W: www.devon.gov.uk

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Assistant Manager Bereavement Services
T: 01302 535 191
E: cems@doncaster.gov.uk
W: www.doncaster.gov.uk  

Dorset County Council
Claire Pinder
Senior Archaeologist
T: 01305 224921
E: c.j.pinder@dorsetcc.gov.uk
W: www.dorsetforyou.com

Dover District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.dover.gov.uk

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.dudley.gov.uk

Durham County Council
Response received
W: www.durham.gov.uk
Durham County Record Office has a good website on researching war memorials

 

 

E

Ealing, See London Borough of Ealing

East Cambridgeshire District Council
Mrs Lorraine Brown
Conservation Officer
E: conservation@eastcambs.gov.uk
W: www.eastcambs.gov.uk  

East Devon District Council
Response received
W: www.eastdevon.gov.uk  

East Dorset District Council
Mr Jonathan Ross
Property Services Manager
E: jross@eastdorsetdc.gov.uk
W: www.dorsetforyou.com/east

East Hampshire District Council
Response received
W: www.easthants.gov.uk

East Herts District Council
No response to date
W: www.eastherts.gov.uk

East Lindsey District Council
Kay Turton
Senior Planning Officer
T: 01507 601111 ext 323
E: kay.turton@e-lindsey.gov.uk  
W: www.e-lindsey.gov.uk

East Northamptonshire District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Jean Chambers
Asset Strategy
T: 01482 393983
E: jean.chambers@eastriding.gov.uk  
W: www.eastriding.gov.uk

East Staffordshire District Council
Response received
W: www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

East Sussex County Council
The County Council is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer however war memorials are held on the Historic Environment Records which is held at ESCC. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The County Council will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and may need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.eastsussex.gov.uk

Eastbourne Borough Council
Response received 
W: www.eastbourne.gov.uk

Eastleigh Borough Council
Response received
W: www.eastleigh.gov.uk

Eden District Council
Jane Langston
Property & Contracts Manager
T: 01768 212 448
E: jane.langston@Eden.Gov.UK
W: www.eden.gov.uk

Elmbridge Borough Council
Ian Gayton 
Green Spaces Manager
T: 01372 474 571
E: igayton@elmbridge.gov.uk  
W: www.elmbridge.gov.uk/atoz/detail.htm?pk_services=1023

Enfield, See London Borough of Enfield

Epping Forest District Council
Epping Forest District Council is not responsible for any war memorials. This responsibility lies with the Town and Parish Councils. Epping Forest Branch of the Association of Local Councils has a contact person for general war memorial matters but any issues with specific war memorials in the area should be addressed to the relevant Town or Parish Council or contact War Memorials Trust for assistance.
W: www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk

Epsom and Ewell Borough Council
Susan C Bonner
Cemetery Superintendent and Registrar
T: 01372 732 491
E: contactus@epsom-ewell.gov.uk  
W: www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Erewash Borough Council
Response received
W: www.erewash.gov.uk

Essex County Council
David Humphreys
Records Manager
T: 01245 431365
E: david.humphreys@essexcc.gov.uk  
W: www.essex.gov.uk

Exeter City Council
Response received
W: www.exeter.gov.uk

 

F

Fareham Borough Council
Grahame Lloyd
Head of Estates
T: 01329 824320
E: glloyd@fareham.gov.uk 
W: www.fareham.gov.uk

Fenland District Council
Response received
W: www.fenland.gov.uk/article/3915/War-Memorials

Forest Heath District Council
Mr Boyd Nicholas
Principal Planning Officer
T: 01638 719248
E: boyd.nicholas@forest-heath.gov.uk
W: www.forest-heath.gov.uk

Forest of Dean District Council
Response received
W: www.fdean.gov.uk

Fylde Borough Council
Response received
W: www.fylde.gov.uk

 

G

Gateshead Council
Response received
W: www.gateshead.gov.uk

Gedling Borough Council
Response received
W: www.gedling.gov.uk 

Gloucester City Council
Kate Biggs
Conservation Projects Officer
E: kate.biggs@gloucester.gov.uk
W: www.gloucester.gov.uk

Gloucestershire County Council
No response to date
W: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

Gosport Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.gosport.gov.uk

Gravesham Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.gravesham.gov.uk

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Geoff Jones
Information Manager
T: 01493 856100
E: geoff@great-yarmouth.gov.uk  
W: www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/environment-planning/parks-and-open-spaces/war-memorials/index.htm

Greenwich, See London Borough of Greenwich 

Guildford Borough Council
Response received
W: www.guildford.gov.uk

joyce.christie@cherwell-dc.gov.uk

 

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