Main Street
Willerby
East Yorkshire
HU10 6NS

Telephone: 01482 671212

Crematorium information

Haltemprice Crematorium is located just off the A164. When using a Sat Nav please enter the postcode HU10 6DS.

Haltemprice Crematorium opened in 1998 following extensive refurbishment of the former De La Pole Hospital Chapel.

We take great care in creating a peaceful and tranquil environment for people to visit and pay their respects to relatives and friends who are no longer with us. It is never easy to arrange a fitting farewell, but for families in the Hull and East Riding area, Haltemprice Crematorium offers help, advice and a choice of reliable and appropriate services provided by a caring and experienced team of professionals.

Looking over the peaceful country aspect of semi-rural Willerby, it is hard to believe that this impressive facility is within easy access of the busy towns of Hull and Beverly via the A164.

Once a place of Christian worship, this converted building can now accommodate multi-faith services of up to 200 mourners. Although completely refurbished, much of the chapel's original features have been retained and traditional craftsmen's skills are evident in a blend of old and new features. Seasoned roof timbers and mellow brickwork merge to form a striking backdrop for a modern stained glass window, which colourfully depicts The Ship of Souls.

Opening Hours

Our opening hours are as follows:

The Office:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

The Grounds:
24 hours a day, seven days a week

The Memorial Office:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

The Book of Remembrance Room:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

April to September: 10:00am - 4:30pm
October to March: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Saturday to Sunday

Location

For navigation to the crematoria via sat-nav please use the postcode HU10 6DS.

Our fees

We know that understanding what goes into the cost of a funeral can sometimes be difficult for families. We also recognise that understanding the overall financial implications of arranging a funeral is important. To this end we have included a downloadable price list of the services available to you.

It is important to us that any confusion is completely removed to help families to fully understand what the Cremation Fee includes, and what this means as part of the wider cost of the funeral. We have outlined the elements that are necessary to provide a cremation service to you below, although of course we would be happy to discuss any further queries you might have directly with you. You can contact us at any time to talk through any further options and any fees that might apply.

The cremation fee includes the following:

  • All professional services relating to the administration and registration of the cremation, in line with statutory regulation.
  • The use of our Chapel along with the assistance of a trained staff member on the day of the service.
  • The provision of music during the funeral service (please contact the Crematorium for details of our available options).
  • The sensitive handling of the cremation in line with environmental legislation.
  • The appropriate national environmental levy for mercury abatement.
  • The scattering or interment of the ashes within our Gardens of Remembrance, or the preparation for their removal along with a suitable container and the Cremation Certificate.
  • Alternatively, we will look after the ashes for an indefinite period without charge whatsoever.

We also offer weekend services, fees for which along with  other available services are detailed in the PDF attachment entitled Cremation Price List

Please note that we are currently updating our Price List with particular reference to 'Service for a Child'. Our revised Price List will be available to download shortly, but if you have any queries on this in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact details above.

Direct cremation

We have a number of options available to meet the ever increasing demand for this service which are detailed below.

Unattended Direct Cremation

  • There will be no service in the chapel and no mourners in attendance.
  • Sometime following the cremation, staff at the Crematorium will contact the Applicant to confirm instructions for the ashes in order to offer any further assistance. There are many occasions when families change their decision having had time for further thought and discussion.

Attended Direct Cremation

  • The attended direct cremation is available at 9.00am.
  • This option enables families to attend the crematorium to see the coffin in the chapel and be able to spend a few moments with the coffin before the leaving the chapel.
  • The crematorium staff will be available to help and assist you during the time at the crematorium, showing you both in and out of the chapel at the appropriate times.
  • Music may also be played should you wish.
  • Sometime following the cremation, staff at the Crematorium will contact the Applicant to confirm instructions for the ashes in order to offer any further assistance. There are many occasions when families change their mind having had time for further thought.

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