In the event of a bereavement, please call the Shul office in the first instance on 020 8886 8225.

If the Shul office is closed please contact the United Synaogogue Burial Society on 020 8950 7767, or when it is closed, 07957 119 119.

You will need to obtain a death certificate stating the cause of death and take the death certificate to the Registrar for Births and Deaths in the area where the death occurred.

CNSS can assist you with the shiva (morning period, and prayers in the house of morning), including providing you with shiva chairs, prayer books and a candle.  The Shul also has a Chevra Kadisha.

The Shul will also contact you on the anniversary of the death of your relative, so that a yahrzeit prayer may be said.

The Shul has a beautiful memorial board on which plaques may be placed to honour departed family members.

Finally, the Shul has a Shared Memories lounge.  This currently takes place both online at Old Farm Avenue and via Zoom on alternate Monday evenings.  Please check the Events Calendar for the date of the next meeting, and initally contact if you wish to join.

For further information about any of this, please contact the Shul office on 020 8886 8225 or by emailing