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Gateshead East Cemetery


Sunderland Road/Cemetery Road, Gateshead, NE8 3HH (nearest building)

East Cemetery is our oldest cemetery, opened in 1862, and has been 'closed' for many years as there are no new grave plots available. Many deed holders for the cemetery are returning to their family graves and having cremated remains interred.

Opening times

MonthWeekdays and SaturdaySunday and public holidays
April to September 8am - 7.30pm 10am - 7.30pm
October to March 8.30am - 3.45pm  10am - 3.45pm 

During periods of wet weather cemeteries may become waterlogged. In the event of bad weather it maybe necessary to close at short notice.


Contact us

Bereavement Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Tel: 0191 433 3816 or 433 3811

Office opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, 2 - 4.30pm