Tanya Downs – Funeral service details

Tanya’s funeral service will be on Friday 8th January 2016 at 12.30 at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium which is in Aldersbrook Road, Manor Park, London, E12 5DQ (directions below).

Barbours & doggies (neither are compulsory)

After the cremation there will be a gathering in Wapping Gardens at 2pm and everyone is encouraged to wear a Barbour – and bring their dogs of course!

Not everyone has a Barbour (or a dog) but don’t worry, just turn up in outdoor attire and you will fit right in.

Refreshments will be available in the Turks Head Cafe.


Donations not flowers please

Tanya’s family have asked that instead of flowers donations could be made to either The Cinnamon Trust who arrange for dog care for the elderly or infirm or the nationalbrainappeal the National Hospital’s charity for brain disorder research.

Donations can be made through the undertakers Cribbs.

How to get to City of London Cemetery


For people travelling by rail, the main entrance in Aldersbrook road is approximately five minutes walk from Manor Park station (on the Liverpool Street Line).

Turn left outside the station and walk straight ahead for approximately half a mile, the entrance to the City of Cemetery and Crematorium is directly ahead of you after the mini roundabout.

Tube and Bus

The nearest tube stations are East Ham (District Line) and Wanstead (Central Line). Tube travellers may wish to use the connecting 101 bus service that stops within a few yards of the main gates.

Directions page on City of London Cemetery and Crematorium site



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