Brentwood Borough Council has two operational cemeteries:
London Road Cemetery
5 London Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4QW
This cemetery is closed to new full interments (burials), only interments in pre-purchased grave spaces are accepted. There is a large area available for cremated remains interments. *Please note that the chapel is not available for use.
Please see the cemetery section map which shows the layout of the cemetery and where the different sections are in London Road Cemetery.
Woodman Road Cemetery
Woodman Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AU
Woodman Road Cemetery can accept both full burials and cremated remains interments. A small chapel is also available.
New above ground vaults are now available for the interment of cremated remains, as are niches within a columbarium.
*Please note that due to constant abuse, the toilets at Woodman Road Cemetery will only be available for use when funerals are taking place.
Please see the cemetery section map which shows the layout of the cemetery and where the different sections are in Woodman Road Cemetery.
Lorne Road Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the Borough and is now closed to full burials and has been given over to a nature reserve and is still open to visitors. Please see the cemetery section map which shows the layout of the cemetery and where the different sections are in Lorne Road Cemetery.
Visiting the Cemeteries
The cemeteries are open to the public everyday throughout the year.
For vehicle access they are open everyday from 7am until 4.30pm in the winter and from 7.30am until 7pm in the summer, or 30 minutes before dusk (whichever is earlier).
The Council reserves the right to close the cemetery on any day should circumstances so warrant.
Parking - Although there is public parking on site, this is restricted. Please also note there is no dedicated disabled parking at this time, should you have any specific requirements to be able to access a graveside then please contact the Cemeteries Department to discuss further. Please note there is a one way system in operation around Woodman Road Cemetery and the Council respectfully request users of the site to respect and abide by this system. When parking in either Woodman Road Cemetery or London Road Cemetery please be considerate to other users of the site.
For any other information please contact the Cemetery Department by completing our Cemetery General Enquiry online form which is sent directly to the service or telephone 01277 312500 and select option 2.
For rules and regulations regarding the cemeteries, funerals, Exclusive Right of Burial and memorials please see our Cemetery Regulations.
Please also see our Cemetery Management Plan for Woodman Road and London Road Cemeteries.
For those dealing with bereavement and grief there are support groups and publications which may be helpful.
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