Deaths, burials and cremations

Cemetery services


  • North Watford and Vicarage Road cemeteries reopen to the public with normal opening times (9am - 7pm) - visitors are asked to follow social distancing guidelines. 
  • Toilet facilities are open from 9am to 5pm (they are restricted opening hours due to COVID 19 regulations to allow cleaning).
  • Due to recent changes to government guidance burials at our cemeteries can only accommodate a maximum of 30 mourners at graveside who must practice safe distancing at all times during the ceremony.
  • Our chapel remains closed at this time.
  • The guidance will also only permit up to six people to attend the interment of cremated remains.
  • You can read the 'Information For The Bereaved Coronavirus (Covid 19) leaflet' for more information.

  • CHAPELS - There is a small chapel at North Watford Cemetery that seats 60.  A CD player is available to play music.
  • MEMORIALS - Both Lawn graves and traditional graves are available at our cemeteries.
  • FUNERAL DIRECTOR - A Funeral Director will make the necessary arrangements with the Cemetery Manager to ensure that burials are performed with due respect and efficiency ( and
  • CREMATIONS - We do not carry out cremations at our cemeteries. The nearest is West Herts Crematorium
  • BURIALS - New graves are available at North Watford Cemetery only.
  • CARE OF GRAVES - Whilst maintenance of individual graves on a contractual basis is no longer carried out, grave spaces will be kept maintained.  
  • Registering A Death - To register a death, call us on 0300 123 4045.

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