War Memorial at Cemetery

St Albans City and District Council is responsible for three Cemeteries, and for the grounds maintenance of four closed Churchyards in St Albans and Harpenden.

Cemetery Christmas Opening Times

The Cemetery Gates will be open as normal between 8:00am and 4:00pm during the Christmas period.

The Cemetery Office opening time during the Christmas holidays ars as follows

Friday 23rd
9am - 12pm
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
Tuesday 27th
Wednesday 28th
10am - 4pm
Thursday 29th
10am - 4pm
Friday 30th
New Years Eve
New Years Day
Monday 2nd
Tuesday 3rd
9am - 5pm


  • Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans, AL1 4LU
  • London Road Cemetery, St Albans, AL1 1LX
  • Westfield Road Cemetery, Harpenden, AL5 4JT

The Cemeteries gates are opened daily throughout the year

March to October8:00am to 7:00pm
November to February8:00am to 4:00pm

The Cemetery Office is normally open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm 

Hatfield Road Cemetery Green Flag Award 2015 / 2016

Green Flag Award logo

A closed churchyard is one which has been closed for burials by an Order in Council under the provisions of the Burial Acts and means that Council will assume responsibility for items such as grass and hedgecutting.

The following are all closed Church Yards

Date of last review: 16 December 2016

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Contact the Cemetery Office

All enquiries and correspondence relating to Cemeteries and the maintenance of Closed Churchyards should be directed to:

The Cemeteries Manager
St Albans District Council
Hatfield Road Cemetery
Hatfield Road
St Albans
AL1  4LU

The cemetery office is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, unless staff are attending funerals etc.  An answer phone is provided when staff are unavailable.  It is always advisable to make an appointment with Cemetery staff.

Telephone01727 819362
Mobile07939 075701


Emergency out of hours contact 01727 866100
Date of last review: 13 February 2015