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Eastbourne Crematorium

Latest Covid-19 update

  • Funeral services continue but with restrictions. The main chapel and family chapel are open for services - find our opening times and latest permitted numbers below. Our reception is open on weekdays. The Book of Remembrance room is open on weekdays and will re-open at weekends from 26 June 2021.
  • We ask residents to please follow the social distancing guidance and keep 2 metres apart. Face coverings must be worn in all buildings
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: The Main Chapel and Book of Remembrance room will re-open at weekends from 26 June 2021.

  • The crematorium grounds are only for reasons set out in The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

  • Find out our latest information about funerals


The crematorium opened in 1960 and the Cemeteries in 1857 and we hold records for both. Our team abides by the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Guiding Principles for Cremation and the Charter for the Bereaved.

Opening hours

Bereavement Services Office

  • Open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. We are operating a one-in, one-out system. Please respect 2-metre social distancing and wear face coverings.
  • Alternatively you can phone us from Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm on 01323 761093 or contact us online
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: closed until further notice

Crematorium Main Chapel

We can now accommodate 50 people seated with an additional 10 standing and additional area for standing in the foyer and outside.

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm. Please respect 2-metre social distancing and wear face coverings.    
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: re-opening at weekends from 26 June 2021, between 9am and 1pm

Family Chapel

We can accommodate a maximum of 11 people.

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm. Please respect 2-metre social distancing and wear face coverings.    
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: closed until further notice

Book of remembrance

  • Open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. Only one household at a time is allowed. Please respect 2-metre social distancing and wear face coverings.
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: re-opening at weekends from 26 June 2021, between 9am and 1pm

Crematorium Gardens

  • Summer (BST): 8am to 8pm
  • Winter (GMT) 8am to 5:30pm

Location

Eastbourne Crematorium, Hide Hollow, Langney, Eastbourne, BN23 8AE

Contact us

If you would like information about Eastbourne Crematorium's memorials, you can now download our memorial pack, fees and charges.

Otherwise, you can email us using our bereavement services  online contact form or telephone us on 01323 761093.

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