Arranging a burial or cremation

Cremated remains and ashes

A funeral director can help you to arrange a cremation. Once it has taken place cremated remains can be buried or scattered in our cemeteries on request. 

Remains can be buried in existing family graves, in half graves or in the Gardens of Remembrance. The scattering of ashes take place in woodland areas.

The unauthorised scattering or burial of created remains is not permitted.

For more information, please contact us by emailing cemeteries@canterbury.gov.uk or calling 01227 862 490.