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All UK cemeteries are at risk. Councils want to dig up all graves to sell off as 'new' burial plots over other people's graves. The BBC report below tells the story.

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Save the Woods and Graves of Southwark’s Cemeteries

Acres of trees cut down, thousands of graves destroyed in the two Camberwell Cemeteries

Area Z Trees cut in memorials 2017_03_10 TELEGRAPH - WAR GRAVES LOST AS COURT GI NEW BURIAL PLOTS AT WOODVALE CAMBERWELL OLD CEMETE

Southwark Council is burying over the dead and wants to dig up thousands of graves for new burial plots - with devastating consequences for nature and heritage.

 

Acres of woods and graves have already been lost. But acres remain to be saved.

 

Stop Southwark bulldozing our cemeteries. Save them as nature reserves.

Memorials destroyed in Camberwell New Cemetery for Southwark massive grave reuse project. September 2017. Below, two acres of graves and trees removed in Camberwell Old Cemetery 2017.

Two acres of woods and graves already destroyed. March 2017.

£2M of trees destroyed to make it easier to reuse graves. July 2017.

Acres flattened for 'new' burial plots over graves, including dozens of CWGC War Graves. March 2017...

For inner London burial plots - sterile, commercial, and unsuitable for up to half of residents for whom burial is the only option. April 2017.

CNC Poor Peoples Graves Vandalised CNC August 2017 Camberwell Old Cemetery glade due to be felled for

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See aerial views of the cemeteries, below.

Download July Britain at War article 2017_10_05 SOUTHWARK NEWS BERMONDSEY MAN WENT TO SCATTER MUM'S ASHES FOUND GRANDAD'S GRAVESTONE GONE

Still much to save.  Above June 2015.

Below July 2017

Camberwell Old Cemetery June 2017 Looking Down Lan Cemetree Day Southwark Cemeteries Map.jpg COC Area Z from air

The two cemeteries are not in Camberwell, they're in East Dulwich, Nunhead and Honor Oak.

 

Camberwell Old Cemetery

Forest Hill Road London SE22 0RU

 

Camberwell New Cemetery

Brenchley Gardens London SE23 3RD