Deaths, burials and cremations

Government secure services – 21 June to 24 June

Due to essential maintenance work, we will be unable to process Blue Badge parking applications and 'Tell us once' reports of changes in personal circumstances between 6pm, Friday 21 June and 8am, Monday 24 June. We apologise for any inconvenience.

My Account services – 21 June to 24 June

Due to essential maintenance work, our online council tax, benefits, bulky waste, Register Office booking and certificate ordering services will be unavailable between 6pm, Friday 21 June and 8am, Monday 24 June. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Cemeteries and churchyards

We maintain 5 cemeteries and 7 closed churchyards.

There is a choice of burial services and graves for cremated remains – read our fees and charges for funeral services.

Cemetery Opened Services and graves
Chadwell St Mary Cemetery, Brentwood Road, Chadwell St Mary, Grays, RM16 4JH 1925
  • new lawn graves
  • lapsed graves
  • memorial garden
  • common war graves
  • chapel
  • open 8:30am to 3:30pm
Corringham Cemetery, Fobbing Road, Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 9BJ 1930
  • traditional graves
  • memorial gardens
  • open 8:30am to 3:30pm
Grays New Cemetery, Chadwell Road, Grays, RM17 6SY 1888
  • lapsed graves
  • cremated remains graves
  • common war graves
  • chapel
  • open 8:30am to 3:30pm
Stanford-le-Hope Cemetery, Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0BA 1924
  • new lawn graves
  • cremated remains graves
  • open 8:30am to 3:30pm
West Thurrock Cemetery, Sandy Lane, West Thurrock, RM20 4BH 1914
  • new lawn graves
  • lapsed graves
  • cremated remains graves
  • common war graves
  • chapel
  • open 8:30am to 3:30pm

Closed churchyards

  • St Michaels, Aveley
  • St Nicholas, South Ockendon
  • St Peters and St Pauls, Grays
  • St Mary, North Stifford
  • St Mary the Virgin, Little Thurrock
  • St Mary, Chadwell St Mary
  • St James, West Tilbury