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Heworth Burn Cemetery


Watermill Lane, Heworth, Gateshead, NE10 0PE (nearest building)

Heworth Burn Cemetery was opened in 2002. It is an extension to Heworth Cemetery which is now closed for new graves.

A cremated remains section is available.

This cemetery has special areas for the burial of babies and children. In exceptional cases where the burial of non-viable foetal remains has previously taken place, it may be possible to accommodate a further burial.

To purchase a grave, visit our buying a grave page and complete the form. 

Opening times

MonthWeekdays and Saturdays Sundays and bank holidays 
April to September 8am - 7.30pm 10am - 7.30pm
October to March  8.30 - 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