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Cemeteries and crematorium

Find out when our cemeteries and crematorium are open.

Our cemeteries, crematoriums and memorial gardens are open at the times shown below. 

Visiting graves and memorials

Please see our opening times below, for those wishing to visit a grave or memorial.

Cemetery and Crematorium opening times

Site Monday to Friday Weekend
Hither Green Crematorium

Open 9am–5pm

Chapel, Book of Remembrance Room and WCs

10am–3:30pm grounds only

Chapel, Book of Remembrance Room and WCs

Hither Green Cemetery Open 10am–5pm Open 10am–5pm
Grove Park Cemetery Open 10am–⁠5pm Open 10am–5pm
Ladywell and Brockley Cemeteries Open 10am–5pm
Open 10am–5pm

Cemetery and crematorium office

To make an appointment please call 020 8314 3210 or email bereavement@lewisham.gov.uk.  

Remember me

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way mourn our loved ones; altering the ways we are able to say goodbye.

St Paul’s Cathedral has launched ‘Remember Me’, an online book of remembrance for all those who have died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. People of any faith, or none, are invited to contribute to Remember Me. Visit the Remember Me website.