The details in this section give locations and contact information for a number of Cemeteries and Crematorium that are not managed by Newham council. These include a selection of venues managed by neighbouring boroughs and private companies and should not be considered exhaustive.

West Ham Cemetery 

West Ham Cemetery opened in 1857 and its 22 acre site is still open for visitors and to provide burials.

Opening hours 


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 is open from 10am – 3pm.  

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

The cemetery office is open from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday. For any enquiries please call to arrange an appointment if you wish to be seen in person or email us at westhamcemetery@newham.gov.uk


West Ham Cemetery 
Cemetery Road 
Forest Gate 
E7 9DG 

Telephone: 020 3373 1193 
Fax: 020 8430 4140 
Email: westhamcemetery@newham.gov.uk 

Records and searches 

Visit our burial records page.