Burial or Cremation

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A Personal Choice

Whether the choice is burial or cremation we provide below information on various facilities throughout our region including links through to further information from the respective establishments.

The images shown may not accurately reflect the allowed seating capacity in these venues - please contact us directly for up to date information including any possible restrictions that may be in place.

Walton Lea Crematorium

Opened on 15 April 1964, Walton Lea Crematorium lies within Lord Daresbury’s old estate, today it offers a tranquil and peaceful location to lay a loved one to rest.

Address - Walton Lea Crematorium, Chester Road, Walton, WA4 6TB

Opening times

Summer - 1 April to 30 September

Grounds are open 9am-7pm on weekdays, and 9am - 5pm on weekends and bank holidays (1 April to 30 September).

Winter - 1 October to 31 March

Grounds are open 9am-5pm on weekdays, and 9am - 4pm on weekends and bank holidays (1 October to 31 March).

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Altrincham Crematorium

Opened in 1959 the chapel at Altrincham is multi denominational and all religious emblems can be removed on request. There is seating for approximately 110 people with standing room for a further 30 at the rear. Where large numbers of mourners are present, the service can be relayed to a screen in the entrance hall so everyone can participate.

Address
Whitehouse Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham,
Cheshire WA14 5RH

Opening times
Our sites are open every day of the year

April - September
Monday to Friday: 8am to 7pm

Weekend: 9am to 4:30pm

October to March
Monday to Friday: 8am to 4:30pm

Weekend: 9am to 4:30pm

Please note last admission is 15 minutes before closing time.

Bank Holiday opening hours
9am - 4:30pm (with the exception of Christmas day which is 8:30am - 4:30pm).

Howe Bridge Crematorium

Set in several acres of beautifully maintained gardens, Howe Bridge offers a peaceful and rural choice for the people of South Lancashire. Set in a preserved area of countryside, Howe Bridge has a feeling of peace and tranquility. This is reflected in the spacious chapel, constructed from natural brick and honey coloured timber.

Address
Howe Bridge Crematorium, Off Lovers Lane, Atherton,
Manchester, M46 0PZ

Opening Times
Office and Gardens 9am - 5 pm Monday - Friday

Gardens 10am - 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday
1st March - 1st November -10am - 3.00 pm
and 2nd November - 28/29th February

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* Photograph courtesy of the Westerleigh Group

Warrington Cemetery

Warrington Cemetery

Opened in March 1857, Warrington Cemetery has many memorials steeped in history and tell the tales of fame and tragedy, industrial figures, sporting icons and war heroes. Find out more about the history of Warrington Cemetery.

Today, it has burial areas for various religious denominations and there are smaller plots available for cremated remains. There is also a beautiful baby garden. The cemetery is also home to some stunning wildlife and excellent architecture, and it holds a Green Flag award.

Address
Warrington Cemetery, Manchester Rd, Warrington WA1 3BG
Opening Hours
Open 24 hours

Fox Covert Cemetery

Opening in October 1961, Fox Covert Cemetery has burial areas for various religious denominations, and exclusive right of burial is available to buy for individual plots. There are also smaller plots available for cremated remains and there is a beautiful baby garden.

Address
Red Lane, Appleton, WA4 5LA

Opening times
The car park is open every day between 10am and 3pm.

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Burtonwood Cemetery

Opened in October 1900, the cemetery has areas for various religions. There is exclusive right of burial to buy for separate plots with smaller plots available for cremated remains.

You can see some wonderful wildlife in and around the cemetery. We provide bird tables, bat and owl boxes, and plants designed to attract butterflies. The cemetery also holds a Green Flag award.

Address
Chapel Ln, Burtonwood, Warrington, WA5 4PS

Opening times
Monday to Friday: 8am-4pm (or dusk in summer)
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: 9am-4pm (or dusk in summer)

Hollinfare Cemetery

Hollinfare Cemetery was opened in December 1894 and has burial areas for various religious denominations, and exclusive right of burial is available to buy for individual plots. There are also smaller plots available for cremated remains.

Memorial benches are available in chosen locations. You can sponsor a bench for 10 years, and we’ll inscribe it with a fitting tribute to your loved one. The cemetery also holds a Green Flag award.

Address
Dam Lane, Hollins Green, Rixton, WA3 6LB

Opening times
Monday to Friday: 8am-4pm (or dusk in summer)

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Woodland Burial - GreenAcres Rainford

An enchanting place, with 65 acres of glorious mature woodland surrounding our ceremonial building: let the true beauty of nature be part of your life celebration.

Full-length glass panels in our Woodland Hall bring the meadow and woodland into the room with breathtaking effect. Vibrant with wildflowers and wildlife, the tranquil harmony of the meadow and woodland enriches family gatherings and special occasions.

GreenAcres Rainford is a stunning and unique venue in which to celebrate, commemorate, and honour those key moments in life’s journey – to remember incredible memories, and to create joyous new ones.

Address
GreenAcres Rainford
Blindfoot Road
Rainford
St Helens
Merseyside WA11 7HX

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