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Cemeteries

Cemetery Locations

We manage the following cemeteries in the borough: 

We hope to open Iwade Cemetery, Sittingbourne ME9 8FP soon.

Murston Cemetery does not offer any new graves, only the re-opening of existing graves. A section of this site belongs to All Saint's Church.

The remaining cemeteries offer a full grave space in either a lawn or a kerb plot. For cremated remains, upright or flat memorial plots are available.

Cemetery opening times

MonthVisiting hours
January 08:00 - 16:00
February 08:00 - 16:30
March 08:00 - 17:30
April 08:00 - 18:00
May 08:00 - 19:15
June 08:00 - 19:15
July 08:00 - 19:15
August 08:00 - 19:15
September 08:00 - 17:30
October 08:00 - 17:30
November 08:00 - 16:00
December 08:00 - 16:00

 

Reporting a death

When someone dies, you will need to report the death. The Tell Us Once service at Kent County Council, makes this process easier. When you register a death, this service will be explained to you.

For help and advice please contact us.

Cemetery fees and charges

This page provides a list of the council administered cemeteries and a list of cemetery fees and charges.

Public Health funerals

Find out about the number of public health funerals carried out in Swale.
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