Cemeteries

We look after Belgrave, Saffron Hill, Welford Road cemeteries and Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium. We provide burial, cremation and memorial facilities in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Further information

You can also contact us for advice on burial and crematorium facilities; the purchase and maintenance of graves and memorial information, using the contact details at the bottom of the page.

Incidents and issues, such as graffiti and blocked drains at cemeteries, can be reported online using the quick link above.

Cemetery opening times

Our cemeteries are open from dawn to dusk all year round. The cemetery gates will be locked at the following times throughout the year. 

Date Time closed
26 January 6pm
16 February 6.30pm
29 March 8pm
13 April 9pm
17 August 8pm
14 September 7pm
5 October 6.30pm
25 October 5pm

Contact us

Write to us: Bereavement Services, Leicester City Council, Gilroes Crematorium, Groby Road, LE3 9QG
Ring us on: 0116 373 7327
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