Consultation on the review of the Crematoria Guidance PGN(5/12)

Closed 3 Dec 2023

Opened 9 Oct 2023


This consultation seeks views on the proposed new guidance that will replace the existing crematoria guidance PG5/2(12). The proposed new guidance is included in Annex A of this document.

The UK Government, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland have worked with industry and regulators, and have developed a number of measures that will further emissions from crematoria. These measures relate to pollutants emitted during the cremation process.

We will use the responses to this consultation to help inform the finalisation of the new crematoria guidance.


  • Industries and professional services
  • Local Authorities
  • Business/Private Sector
  • Local Authorities
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Professional and Membership Organisations/Agencies


  • Air quality
  • Air pollution
  • Pollution Sector