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Sunderland Crematorium

Chester Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 5SU
0191 565 8131
0191 565 8131
Sunderland Crematorium

The City of Sunderland offers a caring, professional bereavement service via the Sunderland Crematorium. 

Directions:-  Approaching Sunderland from A19, take A183 towards Sunderland (Chester Road). Continue on A183 for approximately 1 mile until you see the Wavendon Public House on the right. Continue on the A183 for approximately 200 yards, the Crematorium entrance is on the left at the top of the incline.

Crematorium Opening Hours :- The crematorium is open to the public as follows:-

Monday to Friday  9.00 am to 5.00 pm Saturday  9.00 am to 4.30 pm Sunday and Public Holidays  1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Administration  :- All administration and funeral arrangements are carried out centrally at the Cemeteries Office, Civic Centre, Entrance 6.  

Office Opening Hours are:-

Monday to Thursday  8.30 am to 5.00 pm Friday  8.30 am to 4.30 pm Saturday, Sunday  Closed          

Crematorium Chapel

The chapel can seat about 70 visitors and can accommodate a further 70 people standing to the rear of the seating area. In the case of numerously attended funerals the service can be relayed onto television monitors in the waiting room adjoining the chapel.                                             

Garden of Remembrance

Areas for the placement of floral tributes are provided on the Garden close to the crematorium exit.

Hall of Remembrance 

The Hall of Remembrance contains the Book of Remembrance and other Memorials. It is open every day including Bank Holidays to allow visitors to mark the anniversary of the death of a loved one.


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