Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium has been named the Best Crematorium in Scotland at the prestigious Scottish Funeral Awards for an unprecedented second time.

The awards were created to establish an independent platform in recognition of the diverse range of people and organisations working within the funeralcare sector.

The event took place at the Double Tree Hilton in Glasgow on Friday, August 18.

The Best Crematorium in Scotland category recognises the delivery of the highest levels of service and care for families, positively working with the local community, supporting local charities, and working to protect the environment and enhance biodiversity.

In a second achievement on the night, Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium was also Highly Commended within the Best Eco Funeral Award category – the only crematorium in Scotland to be recognised within this category.

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Jennifer Hamilton, manager of the Clyde Coast Crematorium, said: “We are so incredibly proud of the services we provide here at Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium, and for the work we do in our community, including supporting our local Hospices and Charity Partners.

“We have the most incredible building, in the most incredible location, providing a genuinely unique sense of space, comfort and tranquillity, coupled with our very special and dedicated team, who work tirelessly every day to ensure we provide the very highest levels of care for our families.

“We have also been able to give back almost £100,000 to our local hospice and charity partners over recent years through our match-funded charity collections, and our membership of the innovative metal recycling scheme.

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“Our sincere thanks go to all of the families who have entrusted us to provide them with such sensitive care, and to our exceptional network of local funeral director colleagues for their unwavering support, and to the many people and stakeholders who have helped us achieve this very special accolade for an unprecedented second time.”

Jeremy Hamilton, joint founding director of the Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium, added: “To be named the Best Crematorium in Scotland once is a great achievement. To be named Best Crematorium for an unprecedented second time is something very special, and we feel genuinely humbled.

“We created the Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium five short years ago with the single aim of establishing the highest quality crematorium in the country, and to providing truly exceptional care for local families when support is most needed.

“This award recognises that the Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium truly is a special and unique place - and we are so incredibly proud of our team.”