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Cemeteries and crematoriums

The Council is responsible for three cemeteries and four closed churchyards. We also operate West Herts Crematorium in conjunction with four neighbouring councils. We also run an Adopt a Grave scheme so that unvisited graves are cared for.

Cemeteries

Below is a list of the cemeteries that we manage.

There are Gardens of Rest for cremated remains at each of the cemeteries.

Cemetery opening times: 

March to October 8am to 7pm
November to February 8am to 4pm

Cemetery fees and charges:

The fees and charges document can be viewed and downloaded here

Fees and Charges
 

Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans AL1 4LU Toggle accordion

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Address: 
Hatfield Road Cemetery
Hatfield Road
St Albans
AL1 4LU

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London Road Cemetery, St Albans AL1 1LX Toggle accordion

Address:

London Road Cemetery
St Albans
AL1 1LX

Westfield Road Cemetery, Harpenden AL5 4JT Toggle accordion

Address:

Westfield Road Cemetery
Harpenden
AL5 4JT

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Parking is permitted in the cemeteries when visiting graves, the cemetery office or attending a funeral but not for other purposes. The speed limit within cemeteries is 5mph. 

Please note that at Hatfield Road Cemetery parking is no longer permitted on the main avenue leading to the Cenotaph. Double yellow lines show the areas of restricted parking and any vehicle found parking in the restricted areas may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice. Parking for cemetery visitors can be found on the three roads off the Cenotaph. 
 

Closed churchyards 

These churchyards are closed for future burials, but the Council continues to maintain the grounds within them. The churchyards are:

Adopt a Grave scheme

We run an adopt a grave scheme to help take care of neglected graves by weeding, planting flowers or washing the memorial. Find out more here.

To apply to adopt a grave download and complete the form Application to adopt a grave. You can upload the form using the contact us button below or send it to the cemeteries Office.

Cemeteries Office

Contact us

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Address:

The Cemeteries Superintendent
St Albans City and District Council
Hatfield Road Cemetery
Hatfield Road
St Albans Herts
AL1 4LU

email: cemeteries@stalbans.gov.uk
tel: 01727 819362
mob: 07939 075701

The cemetery office is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, unless staff are attending funerals. An answer phone is provided when staff are unavailable. Before visiting, we recommend that you contact the office and make an appointment with a member of our team.