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Life for a Life: Memorial Trees and Woodlands

Company Name / Charity NameLife For A Life Memorial Forests
LocationHead Office Chadderton, Oldham but memorial forest locations across the UK.
Type of EnvironmentMixture of natural, urban and peri-urban sites. All managed differently for the benefit of people and wildlife but all majority managed as public open space and open 24/7 365
Memorial TreeA choice of different species to choose including, English Oak, Silver Birch, Downy Birch, Rowan, Cherry, Hazel, Hawthorn, Holly, Hornbeam. All native UK species and all UK grown.


*Species is dictated by site conditions to ensure best establishment.

Types of Services OfferedMemorial Tree planting, with a dedication and memorial plaque with choice of sentiment installed. Ashes can also be scattered with the memorial trees.


Woodland benches also available at some sites.


Ashes can be collected if requested.

Direct BurialNO
MemorialsMemorial Trees, Plaques and Benches.
Celebrant Referral OfferedNO
Sheltered space to hold a ceremony or wakeNO – Open Natural Environments
Disabled AccessDepends on Site
ParkingYes - (Differs from site to site from formal carparking to on road parking see website for specific details)
Any closed periodsNO (Expect for Clatworthy Reservoir, Taunton, Chew Valley Lake, Bristol, which are closed for Christmas week)
Cost Range£795
Company commentsAll memorial trees are guaranteed for 25 years, each tree is recorded in a book of remembrance which is available as a hard copy in specific locations or the head office and can be viewed within office hours or is also available online.


All memorial trees are GPS’d and recorded on a GIS (Geographical Information System) which will eventually be available to clients as a mobile app.


The surplus the charity raises is donated to other health related charities local to our memorial forests and since 1999 over £1.6 million has been donated with over 150 organisations have been supported.


The cost of a tree is a one-off inclusive payment with no yearly management fee.
Date entry was updated17th April 2024
Average response time (best guess)Within 24 hours
Main contactLife for a Life Head Office
Telephone number0161 624 2299
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