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Bournemouth Crematorium

Information about Bournemouth Crematorium, including directions, opening hours, contact details and access for people with disabilities.  

Location 

North Cemetery, Strouden Avenue, Bournemouth BH8 9HX 

Directions 

The crematorium is within North Cemetery and is signposted from all directions. You could also follow our written directions.   

Finding your way around 

We’ve a map of Bournemouth Crematorium to help you find your way around this beautiful, award-winning Green Flag site. For detailed plot maps, email us at crematorium@bcpcouncil.gov.uk   

Crematorium offices 

The crematorium offices are open from Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm, and between 9am and 4:30pm on Friday. Email crematorium@bcpcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01202 128 111

Opening hours   

The main gate at the crematorium is open daily from 9am.    
 
The gates at the side entrance to the crematorium close daily at 4pm.  
 
The main gate closes at:

  • 4:30pm in February and from October to December 
  • 5:30pm in March 
  • 6:30pm in April 
  • 7.30pm in May 
  • 8pm from June to August 
  • 7pm in September. 

Accessibility 

Bournemouth Crematorium is an accessible venue with: 

  • plenty of parking and disabled parking  
  • a loop system in the East Chapel and a headphone system in the West Chapel  
  • 2 wheelchairs available for loan.

Chapels 

There are 2 chapels at the crematorium, so you can choose the right setting for the ceremony. 
 
The West Chapel seats up to 40 people and is ideal for an intimate service of close family and friends. You can book a service at the West Chapel at a quarter to or past the hour, from 8:45am to 3:45pm Monday to Friday. 
 
The East Chapel seats up to 100 people and has an organ for live music during larger memorial services. You can arrange a service at this chapel on the hour or half past the hour from 9am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday. 
 
Both chapels are fitted with quality sound systems and offer a wide choice of recorded music to accompany the service. 
 
Beside the chapels there’s a floral court where mourners can view floral tributes after the service. There’s also a comfortable waiting room. 

Infant cremations

We are committed to the sensitive and respectful care of all of those entrusted to us and our policies and processes for infant cremation are aligned to the latest guidance.

Grave and memorial maintenance

A cleaning and maintenance plan is available for graves and memorials at Bournemouth Crematorium.

Costs and fees

See the costs and fees for cremations and services at Bournemouth Crematorium.  

 

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