Anyone can be cremated at South Shields Crematorium, irrespective of where they live or their religious beliefs.
The extensive grounds consist of a wide variety of flower borders, trees and shrubs that provide a tranquil and peaceful setting for the Memorial Gardens. For information about the wide range of memorials available, see memorials.
Cremated remains can be scattered in the Garden of Remembrance irrespective of where the cremation took place. To make an appointment, please contact us.
We hold regular open days so you can see behind the scenes at the crematorium and get a better understanding of the cremation process. If you'd like a private tour of the crematorium please contact us.
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 4pm
Friday: 8.30am to 3pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 4pm
Sundays and public holidays: 11am to 3pm
Mother's Day and Father's Day: 9am to 3pm
The Administration Office for the crematorium and the cemeteries is based here and is open Monday to Friday only.