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Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium Contact Details

Contact details for Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium


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

Name: Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium


Postal Address:
The Crematorium Office
Mersea Road

Phone: 01206 282950

Fax: 01206 768008

Mobile 07971 391662

Opening Times 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. 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