London Road Cemetery

London Road Cemetery, tall trees, multicoloured flower display, wooden notice board, headstones
London Road Cemetery entrance, hanging baskets with different coloured flowers

The cemetery opened in 1855 and covers 13 acres of carefully maintained land in London Road. The original cemetery was extended with the addition of the new Lawn section some years ago.

The cemetery has a chapel which is available for funeral services and seats around 50 people. The cemetery is laid out in the style of a lawn cemetery with memorials sited back to back in straight lines.

Our staff provide a high level of care and maintenance to preserve the peaceful and well-kept appearance of the cemetery.

Two types of burial are available – full interment and the burial of cremated remains. It is also possible to be buried in, or to build a walled grave or vault. Cremated remains are buried in the new Lawn section. In this area graves are flat grass surfaces with headstone memorials. Cremated remains are marked by flat horizontal tablets. The lawn area is un-consecrated ground and non-denominational.

Opening times:

Monday – Sunday

1 April – 30 September 8am -7:30pm
1 October – 31 March 8am – 4pm

If you would like more information, we’re here to help you. Contact 01249 652728 or email lrc@chippenham.gov.uk

Our customer charter:

We aim to:

  • Offer service times for burials five days a week (Monday to Friday)
  • Ensure that each funeral is dignified and unhurried
  • Tailor the service to meet individual requirements
  • Provide facilities to assist people with disabilities
  • Open the grounds every day of the year so you may visit
  • Maintain the grounds and buildings to a high standard and inspect regularly
  • Process memorial applications within five working days
  • Discuss all complaints at weekly management meetings to monitor trends and ensure action is taken

Fees and charges

General fees apply where a person to be buried is an inhabitant or parishioner of Chippenham. Fees for non-parishioners, or for burials at weekends, Bank Holidays or out of normal hours, are double the general rate.

Double fees for a former inhabitant of Chippenham may occasionally be waived at the discretion of the Chief Executive.

For full details of fees and charges please click on the link below:

Fees & Charges 2022/23