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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Impacts

Update 2 November 2020

Maldon District Council Offices 

The Council Offices remain closed, whilst we consider how the building can safely be re-opened, but you will still be able to contact us through our online services or by calling 01621 854477 between 10am - 4pm Monday - Friday. 

Funerals and Ashes interments 

  • Currently it is proposed that during the lockdown funerals can continue, with up to a maximum of 30 people
  • It is advised that only close family and friends attend
  • Linked ceremonial events such as ashes interments and the setting of memorials can also continue, but will be subject to a maximum of 15 people. Funeral staff are not included 
  • Social distancing should be maintained between people who do not live together or share a support bubble
  • The chapel can continue to be hired for funerals only with a maximum of 24 people to create a COVID secure environment and face masks must be worn
  • when in the Chapel at all times


Update 31 October 2020

National Lockdown from 12.01am on Thursday 5 November 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced (31 October) that a national lockdown will be in place from Thursday, 5 November until Wednesday, 2 December

Message from the Leader of Maldon District Council 

New National Restrictions from 5 November