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Cemeteries and crematoriums

Lewisham has four cemeteries and one crematorium. Each year an average of 1,500 cremations and 700 burials take place.

This page gives contact details, facilities and opening hours.

Memorial safety inspection

In January 2019 we will continue the fourth year of a memorial safety inspection programme at cemeteries in the borough. Trained staff will perform a visualcheck and/or a hand test in line with the Council's memorial safety policy.

See cemeteries and plots where tests will take place

Hither Green

TT, SS, HH, FF, DD, AA, PP, P, M, R, U, J, DZ, BZ, AZ, A1, B1, C1, D1

Grove Park

A, B, Y, YY, J, I, MM


F, H


H, B1, A1, F, D1, A2, A3, A4, A, D2, W, T

If you are a visitor to our cemeteries, you may see notices regarding the inspection at the cemetery entrance and on specific plots. If you would like to know more about this process or would like to report a potentially dangerous memorial, please contact the cemetery office on 0208 314 3210 or email bereavement@lewisham.gov.uk.

Ladywell and Brockley cemeteries are next to each other. You can walk from one cemetery to another.
Friends of Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries.

Contact details and opening times for cemeteries and crematoriums

See the contact details and opening times for:

Cemeteries and crematorium during COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, we have made some temporary changes to the services at our cemeteries and crematorium.

Read more about the changes to the services at our cemeteries and crematorium.