Golders Green Crematorium

We went to the funeral of Michael Kaufman (not the former Director of the Courtauld Institute) in Golders Green Crematorium. Normally, I am not keen on the chapels of crematoria, which remind me too much of Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One. But this is just next to Hampstead Garden Suburb and was designed by Sir Ernest George in red brick Lombardic, the garden by William Robinson, music by Debussy, Elgar and Schumann, and the address by Max:-

We stopped off to admire St. Jude’s by Lutyens (consecrated 1911) nearby:-

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