Cemeteries and Crematorium

Our Cemetery and Crematorium team are responsible for the day to day routine and management of three cemeteries and a crematorium. They are responsible for taking funeral bookings and all associated paperwork required for a funeral.

Contact us

Cemetery and Crematorium Office
Town Hall
Darlington
DL1 5QT

Telephone: 01325 406744
Email:  crematoria.burials@darlington.gov.uk

Monday – Thursday  9am – 4:30pm
Friday - 9am – 4:00pm

Guidelines and charters

Our work is carried out in accordance with relevant legislation and the crematorium operates under the Federation of British cremation authorities code of cremation practice [external link]

We have adopted the charter for the bereaved [external link, word document], the purpose of which is to provide at least the minimum requirement expected of the bereaved.

Registering a death

More information about registering a death is available on the Register Office pages

Public health funerals

For more information on Public health funerals where no next of kin can be found see the departmental statistics and performance data page

Useful links