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Contact the Cemetery and Crematorium team

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


01206 282950 or 07971 391662

01206 768008

Postal address
The Crematorium Office
Mersea Road

Opening times

Location Day Time
Office (except Bank Holidays) Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance Every day of the year November, December, January and February 8.00am - 4.30pm
March and October 8.00am - 5.30pm
April and September 8.00am - 7.00pm
May, June July and August 7.00am - 8.00pm
Book of Remembrance Room and Prayer Room Every day of the year but mornings only at weekends and Bank Holidays Weekdays 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.) 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 cemetery@colchester.gov.uk.

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Page last reviewed: 14 October 2020


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