Eight Reasons For Buying A Memorial from a Member of the National Association of Memorial Masons

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Why Buy From Us

A memorial should be a lasting tribute perpetuating a life. It therefore needs to be well made and securely erected. Often it is difficult for a person buying a memorial to assess the quality and workmanship that should be expected. So, to avoid unnecessary future expense, regret or even distress, it is advisable to choose a memorial mason who is required to work to certain specified standards.


Choosing a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMORIAL MASTERS (NAMM) offers the following safeguards:-

  • All members are expected to carry out memorial work to standards acceptable to the Association.
  • All members are skilled memorial masons with a full understanding of their craft and therefore capable of providing a proper aftercare services.
  • All members must be well established businesses with a proven trade record.
  • All members must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics.
  • All members are required to have Public Liability insurance cover.
  • All members are encouraged to take part in training schemes, seminars, and craft competitions organised by the Association to promote high standards of craftsmanship.
  • All members are able to offer memorial insurance through schemes approved by the Association - these cover All Risks, including vandalism.
  • In the event of any problem arising, all members are bound by the findings of the Association's independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

27a Albert Street
Rugby CV21 2SG

Tel: 01788 542264
Fax: 01788 542276
E-mail: enquiries@namm.org.uk

Founded 1907
Founder Member of the International Monument
Member of the Council of British Funeral Services
Member of Euro-roc
Associate Member of the Confederation of Burial Services


This scheme was set up in 2004 with the aim of establishing a network of nationally accredited businesses and registered fixers that will ultimately replace individual Registration Schemes.

Primary aims:

  • To establish a recognised uniform standard of workmanship and business practice throughout the UK.
  • To promote BRAMM Accredited Businesses and Registered Fixers.
  • To ensure all Businesses, Fixers and Burial Authorities on the BRAMM Register follow the current health and safety guidelines to protect both the public and their employees.
  • To ensure that BRAMM businesses give a guarantee of the stability of their memorial.
  • To ensure the Scheme will be effectively policed ensuring that acceptable standards of fixing are maintained.
  • To encourage on-going training and education within the memorial masonry industry.
  • To promote a closer working relationship between Memorial Masons and Burial Authorities.

c/o SLCC
8 The Crescent
Somerset TA1 4EA

Tel: 01788 544963
Fax: 01823 253681
Email: bramm@bramm-uk.org