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Opening times, contact details and how to find us

Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium provide burial and cremation services at Mersea Road, Colchester. Our friendly staff will be ready to help you.


Opening TimesDayTime
Office (except Bank Holidays)

Monday -Thursday


9.00am - 5.00pm

9.00am -4.30pm

Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
Every day of the year

November, December, January and February8.00am -4.30pm
 March and October8.00am -5.30pm
 April and September8.00am - 7.00pm
 May, June July and August7.00am - 8.00pm

Book of Remembrance Room and Prayer Room
Every day of the year but mornings only at weekends and Bank Holidays


9.30am -4.15pm

 Weekends and Bank Holidays (Please note there is no office cover at weekends or Bank Holidays. Please email us with your queries, or telephone the office on the next working day. Thank you.)10.00am -1.00pm


Saturday Appointments 

Appointments are available on one Saturday morning every other month for scattering of ashes or to choose memorials in the Garden of Remembrance. Please telephone the office on 01206 282950 or email