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.
|Month||Weekdays and Saturday||Sunday 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.