Local burials & cemeteries

For a service as unique as the person you’re celebrating

Although in recent years cremation has been a far more popular funeral option, burials are still the prfeferred method of committal for people of various religious and cultural backgrounds. There are a number of cemeteries close to us in Beckenham, and you can see some details of our closest here. 

Our closest cemeteries

 

Elmers End Cemetery

Elmers End Cemetery

from £6500 for new graves

Beckenham Cemetery, the oldest cemetery operated by Dignity, opened in 1876. It includes the resting place of cricketing legend, W G Grace; Thomas Crapper, the inventor of the flushable toilet and Frederick Wolseley, the inventor of the sheep-shearing machine.

During the Second World War the larger of the cemetery’s two chapels was devastated during air raids and had to be demolished. The chapel that survived the bombing was converted to include cremation facilities and opened in 1956.

As Beckenham cemetery is owned by a private company and not a local authority, there is no distinction is costs between council residents and non-residents. 

Bromley Council Cemeteries

Bromley Council Cemeteries

from £4500 for resident's new graves

The cemeteries owned by the London Borough of Bromley include Bromley Hill, Biggin Hill, London Road, Chislehurst and Plaistow cemeteries; together with St Luke’s and St Mary’s cemeteries. 

As a council owned cemetery, there is a large distinction in prices between council residents and non-residents.

The prices of the new graves start in the low thousands and rise depending on the type and location of the plot. The interment (or ‘digging’) fee is also payable on every interment. 

Lewisham Council Cemeteries

Lewisham Council Cemeteries

from £3889 for resident's new graves

The cemeteries owned by the London Borough of Lewisham include Hither Green, Grove Park, Brockley and Ladywell cemeteries. 

As a council owned cemetery, there is a large distinction in prices between council residents and non-residents.

The prices of the new graves start in the low thousands and rise depending on the type and location of the plot. The interment (or ‘digging’) fee is also payable on every interment. 

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Former funeral client.

“Very good at what they do. Nicholas and his team have great attention to detail and their funerals are always a very personal affair.”

Teri Berkengoff, Civil Celebrant.

“They take great pride in doing a good job.”

Rev Paul Milligan, Roman Catholic Deacon.

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