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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 start the fourth year of a memorial safety inspection programme at cemeteries in the borough. Trained staff will perform a visual check 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

Ladywell

F, H

Brockley

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.

Contact

Hither Green Cemetery
Hither Green Cemetery Chapel
Verdant Lane
Se6 1jx
Tel:
020 8314 9635

Opening hours:
March to October: 10am–5pm daily (main gates only)
November to February: 10am–4pm daily (main gates only)
Ladywell Cemetery
Ladywell Cemetery
Ladywell Road
Ladywell
Se13 7hy
Tel:
020 8314 9635

Opening hours:
March to October: 10am–5pm daily
November to February: 10am–4pm daily
Brockley Cemetery
Brockley Cemetery
347 Brockley Road
Crofton Park
Se4 2qy
Tel:
020 8314 9635

Opening hours:
March to October: 10am–5pm daily (main gates only)
November to February: 10am–4pm daily (main gates only)
Grove Park Cemetery
Tel:
020 8314 9635

Opening hours:
March to October: 10am–5pm daily 
November to 28 February: 10am–4pm daily
25 December:10am–2pm
Hither Green Crematorium
Hither Green Crematorium
Verdant Lane
Se6 1tp
Tel:
020 8314 3210

Opening hours:
March to October

Monday to Friday: Office and grounds 9am–5pm 
Book of Remembrance Room and Chapel 9am - 4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: Office closed. 
Crematorium grounds 10am–4.30pm. 
Book of Remembrance Room and Chapel 10am - 4pm.
November to February 

Monday to Friday: Office and grounds 9am–5pm
Book of Remembrance Room and Chapel 9am - 4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: Office closed. 
Crematorium grounds 10am–3.30pm.
Book of Remembrance Room and Chapel open 10am - 3pm.
Christmas Day & Boxing Day: 
Office closed
Crematorium grounds 10am-2pm
Book of Remembrance Room and Chapel 10am -1.45pm
Ladywell and Brockley cemeteries are next to each other. You can walk from one cemetery to another.
Friends of Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries.

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