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Thornhill Crematorium

Thornhill Road, CARDIFF, Wales, CF14 9UA
029 2054 4820
Thornhill Crematorium
Thornhill Crematorium was opened in 1953 and occupies a 40-acre site shared with Thornhill Cemetery.

There are two chapels at Thornhill. The Wenallt Chapel seats approximately 160 mourners and is equipped with an electronic organ, CD and cassette tape player. The Briwnant Chapel seats approximately 50 mourners, music is via CD and cassette player. Both chapels are equipped with an induction loop system. The chapels are both on a single level allowing access for wheelchairs and, if required, a wheelchair is available. A member of staff will be available to offer any assistance required. It is your right to hold a service defining the type of music and ceremony that you would like. Any aspect of the service may be discussed in advance with members of staff at the Thornhill Office who will be happy to assist you.

Gardens of Remembrance are located at Thornhill and Western Cemetery for the scattering of cremated remains. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with trees and shrubs. Memorial plaques are available within landscaped gardens within Thornhill and Western Cemetery. A columbarium, where the cremated remains rest in vaults sealed with inscribed granite tablets is located close to the chapels at Thornhill. A tree dedication scheme is available with bronze plaques dedicated to a loved one placed beneath a tree at Western Cemetery. All memorials are placed for a limited number of years, which can be subsequently extended by the family if they so wish.

The Book of Remembrance is the only permanent memorial available and is housed in its own room, where floral tributes can be placed, near to the chapel exit.

Cremated remains interment sections are available in Thornhill, Western, Cathays and Radyr Cemeteries and staff will be happy to assist with any enquiries.

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