We recommend you read our Memorial and Commemorative Plaque Policy
If you have a query, contact the Corporate Landlord Section for advice:
Allow a realistic timescale for the delivery of a project
To achieve an agreement for a project requires developing an acceptable design and acquiring the necessary approvals. These include:
- Approval from the council as landlord
- Any statutory approvals like planning permission
- Support from ward councillors and interested community groups
This can be a complex process involving consultations with many agencies and third parties. Only make an application after reading the policy and consulting appropriately.
Don't apply for statutory approvals until you receive Stage 1 approval
We won't reimburse applicants for any fees or costs incurred if the Stage 1 application is not approved and you have proceeded at risk.
Apply for a memorial in a public space
Fill in our online form
Clock Completing this form takes around 45 minutes.
Paperclip You must provide a brief description of the memorial, e.g. plaque, monument, including size, proposed construction material(s), plans and drawings if available.
Paperclip You must tell us how the memorial will be maintained.
After you've applied
- The proposal will be considered by council officers in consultation with elected members and other relevant parties.
- Reference will be made where necessary to the council's Cabinet Committee Assets.
- You will be notified in writing whether your application is successful and you have approval in principle.
If you are successful
You progess to Stage 2 where you must apply for and secure planning permission and any associated consents.