Accrington Cemetery & Crematorium

Accrington Cemetery and Crematorium

Accrington Cemetery and Crematorium – information including contact details, cemetery fees and regulations for what is and what isn’t allowed.

cremation and ashes

Cremation Wedges

  • Accrington Cremation Wedges must be 15″ x 15″ x 4/1″ and fixed on a sea grey granite plinth 16″x 16″ x 3″.
  • Optional top vase available (9″x 14″x 6″).
  • Available in Black or Sea Grey granite, other colours are available.
  • Lettering should be painted Dove Grey – gilding (gold leaf) not recommended.
  • Click HERE for more details.

‘Rose Garden’ Cremation Wedges

  • Only desktop tablet with vase memorials are permitted.
  • The memorial must be RUBY RED granite on a natural stone base.
  • Gold painted letters only.
  • Only natural flowers allowed and these must be placed with the memorial vase.
  • No grave gardens are permitted.
  • Any other items, including trinkets, toys, artificial flowers etc. are not permitted and will be removed by the cemetery staff.
  • EXCEPTIONS – funeral tributes and Christmas wreaths, which will be removed by staff when the flowers have withered.
  • Click  HERE for more details.

Muslim Memorials

  • The cemetery has a Muslim plot – MA
Baby Memorials

Baby Memorials

  • The cemetery has a Babies plot – NI.
  • Baby memorials are £395 inc. ALL lettering, fixing, V.A.T & an ornament of your choice i.e. Teddy Bear.
  • All headstones are a standard shape & size – 18″ high x 15″ wide x 3″ depth
  • All headstones fixed on a base 4″ high x 24″ wide x 6″ depth.
  • All polished Sea Grey granite with Dove Grey painted letters.
  • Wording (inscription) & Ornament to be chosen by family.

Muslim Baby Memorials

  • The cemetery also has Muslim Infants plot – MI.
  • Muslim baby memorials are £395 inc. ALL lettering, fixing, V.A.T  & an ornament of your choice i.e. Teddy Bear.
  • All headstones are a standard shape & size – 18″ high x 15″ wide x 3″ depth
  • All headstones fixed on a base 4″ high x 24″ wide x 6″ depth.
  • All polished Sea Grey granite with Dove Grey painted letters.
  • Wording (inscription) & Ornament to be chosen by family.

Fees

Updated: 01.10.2018
Right to erect a memorial (incl. all names) grave not exceeding 9' x 4' £180
Right to erect a memorial (incl. all names) grave not exceeding 9 x 6' £270
Right to erect a memorial (incl. all names) grave not exceeding 9' x 8' £360
Foundation (if required on pre 1982 graves) £100
Vase not exceeding 1' 6" height (with lettering) £100
Wooden Cross £TBC
Additional Inscriptions (per application) £40
Replacement memorials including additional £40
Ashes plot at Accrington & Leigh Lane £100
Infant & Child Memorials £100

Height Restrictions

Maximum Height 3' 6"
Width 3' 0"
Depth 1' 2"
Minimum Height
Width
Depth

Office Notes

  • THE BOROUGH HAS IT’S OWN PAPERWORK FOR APPLICATIONS.
  • CUSTOMER SIGNATURE REQUIRED.
  • Official Regulations Handbook on file.
  • Any plot purchased prior to 1982 require foundation fee to be paid in addition.
  • Plinths required everywhere.
  • Names can be added to the existing cremation wall by contacting the cemetery office.
  • Columbarium Wall is only dealt with through the cemetery office – another mason has this contract.

Cemetery Information

Address For Application

Craig Haraben (Manager), Judith Paliga & Lisa Harrison

Hyndburn Borough Council
The Cemetery Office
Burnley Road
Accrington
BB5 6HA

Tel: 01254 232933

Fax: 01254 232933

Email: cemeteries@hyndburnbc.gov.uk

Cheques payable to:

Hyndburn Borough Council