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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Apr 26, 2016

In this special episode of the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin interviews Simon Ferrar and Adrian Shaw of Clandon Wood about Naturial Burial.

Clandon Wood is a 31 acre natural burial site in the Surrey Hills, named Cemetery of the Year in 2014. It’s a nature reserve for natural burials.

Their website at explains, the creation of a self-sustaining, wildlife environment is the answer to the enduring question: how do we find enough space to accommodate human burials responsibly?

The site consists of wildflower meadows, a lake and wetland.

Martin interviewed Clandon Wood founder Simon Ferrar, and his colleague Adrian Shaw, in their striking glass and timber frame pavilion.

This was Martin’s second visit to Clandon Wood.

He interviewed Simon for his documentary about retirement planning back in 2014, and at the time was impressed with his approach to end of life planning and natural burial.

This interview and episode of the podcast is, we think, important for everyone to listen to and we hope it will get you thinking about some of the most important questions in life.

Martin and Informed Choice

Martin Bamford is a Chartered Financial Planner, Chartered Wealth Manager and SOLLA Accredited Later Life Adviser. As Managing Director of Informed Choice, the award-winning firm of Chartered Financial Planners in Surrey, he is responsible for nearly £200m of client assets.

Martin is the author of several bestselling personal finance books and produced his first feature-length documentary in 2014, about the post-war Baby Boomer generation in retirement.

“Bamford excels at making even the dullest topics interesting” – Pensions Management

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