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Cemeteries

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

May Bank Holiday

Monday 30 May 2016 

The Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office and site offices will be closed on Monday 30 May 2016. There will be no burials or cremations on this day. 

Cremation papers for Tuesday 31 May must be delivered to the office before 11.00am on Saturday 28 May 2016. 

The offices will resume normal working hours on  Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Alternative traffic arrangements for access to Roselawn Cemetery on Sunday 5 June

Due to the Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia cycling event on Sunday 5 June 2016, we will have alternative traffic arrangements in place for access to Roselawn Cemetery.

View alternative traffic arrangements for access to Roselawn Cemetery on Sunday 5 June

Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office

Our Cemeteries and Crematorium Central 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 Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office if you have a query about our cemeteries. 

The office is open from 8.30am to 5pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 4.30pm (Friday). 

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 or Knockbreda Cemetery. For more information, call Milltown Cemetery on 028 9061 3972 or Knockbreda Cemetery on 028 9049 4500.

Memorial safety inspection programme

We'll begin our memorial safety inspections in Balmoral Cemetery in April 2016.

Read more about our memorial safety inspection programme.

Dundonald Cemetery next of kin

We'd like to contact the next of kin of the original grave owners at the following graves in Dundonald Cemetery:

  • Section B2 graves 130/131 McCracken
  • Section B2 graves 132/133 Cunningham

Please call our Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office on 028 9027 0296 or email cemeteries@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
Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office
028 9027 0296
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP