Friday 18th April 2014
GreenAcres Woodland Burial Park – Rainford, a subsidiary of Bibby Line Group, officially opened its doors on the 16th of April 2014. Situated within the Knowsley Estate on Blindfoot Road, set in 65 acres of mature woodland and owned by the prestigious land owner Lord Derby. The official opening saw a wide range of stakeholders attend a dedication service to celebrate the group’s fourth burial park opening in the UK. In attendance on the day was the local press Lord Derby, Sir Michael Bibby, Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Mr David McDonnell CBE DL, and GreenAcres Group Managing Director, Andrew Paling.
Quote from Sir Michael Bibby “The cemetery is amazing with the beautiful natural woodland complimented by the environmentally friendly, quality hall which creates a sense of peace and tranquillity that is ideal for any remembrance service. The workmanship and skill of the whole team to get the site up and running so quickly has been inspiring.”
‘This dedication service was held as a mark of respect for all the families who have already become part of the beautiful woodland and for those who will in years to come. We are humbled by the trust that families place in us to provide their loved ones with an eternal place of rest, therefore we invite you, the stakeholders to bear witness to the developing concept that is ‘GreenAcres Woodland Burials – Rainford