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Cemeteries

Burials can take place in four of our cemeteries - Roselawn, Dundonald, Knockbreda and Belfast City Cemetery.

Heritage project at the City Cemetery

With funding from the Heritage and Lottery Fund (NI)’s Parks for People Programme, we’d like to develop a programme to protect, enhance and promote the rich heritage of City Cemetery.

Bereavement Services

Our Bereavement Services Office is located on the Ground Floor, Cecil Ward Building, 4-10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP.

Our phone number is 028 9027 0296.

Contact our Bereavement Services Office if you have a query about our cemeteries. 

Office opening hours

Day  Time 
Monday and Friday  8.30am - 4pm 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  9am - 4pm 
Saturday  8.30am - 11.30am 

Holiday opening hours

Opening hours may vary during public holidays. 

About our cemeteries

Roselawn is currently the only cemetery with new burial plots available.

There are no new grave plots available in either Dundonald or Belfast City Cemetery, but burials can still take place in existing graves.

Cremations are conducted at City of Belfast Crematorium.

We also maintain five historical cemeteries.

Find out more about:

We do not look after or hold records for Milltown Cemetery. For more information, call Milltown Cemetery on 028 9061 3972.

Memorial safety inspection programme

We began our memorial safety inspections in Balmoral Cemetery in August 2016.

Read more about our memorial safety inspection programme.

For more information email memorialsafety@belfastcity.gov.uk

Visiting our cemeteries

Visit our cemeteries and discover their fascinating heritage, as well as the wealth of wildlife that resides amongst our headstones, memorials, hedgerows and mature trees.

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Contact us
Bereavement Services Office
028 9027 0296
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP