East Herringthorpe
S65 3NN

Telephone: 01709 850344

Cemetery information

Important Update 21st April 2020 – Reopening of memorial grounds 

Following a recent update from the Government regarding the closures of crematorium and cemetery grounds, The CMG are pleased to inform you that our memorial grounds have now re-opened to members of the public.

The CMG would like to politely remind all visitors that social distancing must always be respected within our grounds, ensuring that you remain at least 2 metres apart from other visitors and staff.

In order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, our offices and other public areas will remain closed until further notice. If you need to contact a member of staff, please use the telephone number provided on our website.

Thank you for your continued support.


Please note, due to the coronavirus pandemic, funeral services at the crematorium are restricted to 30 attendees.

Rotherham crematorium was opened in 1962, but the East Herringthorpe cemetery that surrounds the crematorium has been conducting burials since 1953.

Rotherham is a multi-cultural, multi-faith town and the crematorium and cemetery reflect this diversity. The crematorium building, including chapel, waiting room and porte-cochere (entrance), are under going a refurbishment while the site facilities will be enhanced through the provision of a 120-space car park adjacent to the crematorium chapel.

The chapel itself has an organ for live music and a Wesley music system to accommodate a range of musical needs. The crematorium also has disabled access, disabled toilets and a hearing loop.

The existing memorial gardens are being developed and enlarged to offer a wide range of memorials, which can be personalised to meet the aspirations of families and provide a haven of peace and tranquillity in which to remember loved ones.

There is also a memorial area dedicated to the Normandy veterans and those who served in the armed forces.

Opening Hours

The Office:
Our office buildings are closed to the general public in accordance with current Government Guidelines.

The collection of cremated remains and memorial consultations can still take place by means of an appointment.

Please contact the cemetery directly to make an appointment.

The Grounds:
Our grounds remain open to members of the public.

The CMG would like to politely remind all visitors that social distancing must always be respected within our grounds in accordance with Government Guidelines.

The Memorial Office:
Appointments can be made by contacting the cemetery directly by telephone.

The Book of Remembrance Room:
Our Book of Remembrance is available during normal office hours. Before visiting please contact the cemetery directly.


There are 120 parking spaces available (4 disabled).

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