Commitment to Quality
Angus Jones, the fifth generation owner continues the family business, upholding A F Jones and E T Sheppard’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship.
Knowledge & Expertise
E T Sheppard is an Accredited member of the National Association of Memorial Masons
Trusted service and craft ability assured
The promotion of the memorial masonry craft and the raising of standards of workmanship and service has been the constant aim of the National Association of Memorial Masons since its formation in 1907. As the organisation representing the craft memorial mason the association has over the years taken on new roles in addition to its main function as a trade association. NAMM is nationally recognised as the trusted consultative body on memorial masonry matters, is an
overseer of the voluntary regulation of memorial masons and one of the major training providers to both the trade and burial authority personnel. Standards such as the NAMM Code of Working Practice and memorial fixings test data have been accepted as the National Industry Standard since 1996 and incorporated into BS8415 since its conception 2005.
NAMM administers a registration scheme (RQMF) for memorial fixers/installers/erectors and memorial mason businesses. All those registered are required to comply with industry standards of memorial fixing in accordance with the current NAMM Code of Working Practice and British Standard BS8415.