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There are a number of cemeteries in Newham, including our own West Ham Cemetery situated in Forest Gate.

West Ham Cemetery

West Ham Cemetery

West Ham Cemetery opened in 1857 and its 22 acre site is still open for visitors and to provide burials, including Muslim burials in a designated area.

Opening hours

​Months Mondays to Friday​ Saturdays and Sundays​
​January and December ​9am - 4pm ​10am - 3pm
​February and November ​9am - 4.30pm 10am - 3pm
​March to October ​9am - 5pm 10am - 3pm
On bank holidays the cemetery will be open from 10am - 3pm.

The cemetery is closed and the gates are locked outside these hours. Please note that the last entry into the grounds will be 15 minutes before closing time.


West Ham Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Forest Gate
E7 9DG
Fax: 020 8430 4140
Cemetery Officer mobile telephone number: 07800 570 936

Records and searches

Visit our burial records page.

Cemeteries not under our control

City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

Aldersbrook Road
Manor Park 
E12 5DQ
Telephone: 020 7606 3030

Manor Park Cemetery and Crematorium

Sebert Road
Forest Gate
E7 0NP
Telephone: 020 8534 1486

East London Cemetery and Crematorium

230a Grange Road
E13 0HB
Telephone: 020 7476 5109
Website: East London Cemetery and Crematorium

United Synagogue Burial Society

There are three Jewish cemeteries in Newham. Please contact United Synagogues for information.
East Ham, Marlow Road E6 3QG,
West Ham, Buckingham Road Forest Lane E15 
Plashet, 361 High Street North Manor Park E12

Woodgrange Park Cemetery

540 Romford Road
Manor Park
E7 8AF.
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  • West Ham Cemetery
    Cemetery Road Forest Gate
    E7 9DG

    020 3373 1193

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